Monthly Archives: June 2013

A HAIRY PREDICAMENT

I am sure you can complete the following sentence:  How come we can put a man on the moon but we can’t seem to figure out how to….  There are probably a gazillion completions for that sentence.  I came up … Continue reading

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MEDICAL MADNESS

                                     photo source:  ilawconnect.com I am the cover boy for this month’s edition of Mystery Man Magazine.  I am, indeed, a mystery.  Last month I nearly bled to death as the veins inside my esophagus began bursting like rusty … Continue reading

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HALF OVER SO SOON?

photo source: http://www.apa.org   It’s nearing the end of June. Half a year is gone so soon. From both ends the months pull, Is the year half empty or half full? Before you know it, it’ll be autumn The year … Continue reading

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HEY! WHERE’D YOU WENT?

Having spent much of my career in or nearby a newsroom, I am sensitive to the language we use to convey messages to one another.  Language is an ever-evolving process and anyone who gets hung up on changes that occur … Continue reading

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WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART

                                       photo source:  ivch.org As I am prone to do from time to time, I have made another life-changing decision.  I have decided that I will not become a medical lab technician.  Not that I have had any ambition to become … Continue reading

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NOTHING LIKE TEENAGE HYSTERIA!

I have had two granddaughters staying with us this week.  They had exceptionally good (translation: outrageously expensive!) tickets to see One Direction at the arena that is only a few minutes from here.  One Direction, for those who may have … Continue reading

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HEY, I’LL TAKE A PIECE OF THAT!

Why is peace of mind so elusive?  It’s like finally paying off a charge card when—bang—some emergency roars its head and the balance is right back up there.  Likewise, every time I think I may have finally achieved peace of … Continue reading

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WHAT GENERATION GAP?

My one granddaughter, Haley, lives with us temporarily from time to time.  When she does, it is a pleasant experience watching the bonding process between the generations.  Below are some true-life examples.  I play the role of Grandfather…Haley plays the Granddaughter. … Continue reading

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HOSPITAL ROOMIES

I had an encore visit to the hospital earlier this week.  Having been there two weeks before, it felt like I had never left.  Nevertheless, for our purpose here, I don’t want to be trapped into the scenario of being … Continue reading

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