Monthly Archives: August 2013

JAKE’S IDEAL MEAL

I was tempted to say that my blog has finally gone to the dogs…but I would not be that trite.  Instead, I will simply bring to your attention and liking this contribution from our Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean.    Actually, Ron didn’t have … Continue reading

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SQUIRRELED AWAY IN MY BACKYARD

In past blogs I’ve talked about all the incredible animal life we have in our backyard, mainly because we have a canal about 25 feet off the patio.  Yes, we have an occasional gator pass by, but not often.  Mostly we … Continue reading

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WHEN A MOVIE MAKES GREAT HISTORY…or vice-versa

HBO has been showing one of my favorite films—perhaps my most favorite film—Saving Private Ryan.  When I like a movie a lot, I usually buy the DVD.  I have a copy of this particular movie but, oddly enough, I’ve never … Continue reading

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THE FINE ART OF PARALLEL PARKING

I have made another entry in my personal notebook titled, Marc’s Anthropological Observations of Humankind.  Like Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, my compilation of data and observations will no doubt be of great use to generations and aliens who land here … Continue reading

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BASEBALL, BUSINESS AND BEING NICE

image from http://www.loyola.edu As you may have realized by now, our Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean, is a devoted baseball fan.  Today he takes over the blog in an attempt to perform a triple play.  On first base is a vintage player named … Continue reading

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE SUITCASE

This is the second in a series of blogs I’ll be writing about my wife, Rosemarie.  She is the real-life Wonder Woman but without the cape.  If you need to catch up, scroll below to my August 4th blog titled “Love Story:  Boy … Continue reading

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TIME AND PLACE …A MATTER OF WHERE AND WHEN

image from campusmatters.net For those of you who have read my novel, THE POPE’S STONE, you know that I have an interest in the elements of time and place and how they relate to each other and the events in … Continue reading

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AN ECLECTIC BLOG TODAY…POETRY TO YOGITRY. ARE YOU READY TO RAMBLE?

My body has been waking up early these days…around 4:30am like clockwork.  No matter how hard I try to roll over and go back to sleep it just doesn’t happen.  It’s too early to start doing anything. I’m prone to … Continue reading

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A TAIL OF TWO DOGS

Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean and I each share our home and some of the food in it with a dog.  It appears our dogs are very much a part of our lives…but not necessarily in the same way.  First, here’s Ron’s take … Continue reading

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THINGS ARE JUST DUCKY…MY THERAPIST SAYS SO!

I found myself talking to one of the ducks today.  Let me hasten to say this is not unusual.  We have ducks in the neighborhood—Muscovies, which are not the prettiest duck as ducks go.  They have all this gooky red … Continue reading

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