Monthly Archives: October 2013

GEE, I WISH I WROTE THAT!

After reading Ron Carmean’s, 3-star movie reviews this past week, I got to thinking about movies I liked.  Actually, most times it’s a line in the movie that’s gotten my attention.  I guess being a writer (I’ve decided I am … Continue reading

Posted in WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

3-STAR MOVIES – PART 2

Okay, you got out of your seat, stretched your legs, maybe went to the john, then got some more popcorn and a box of BonBons…so now let’s get back to Ron’s 3-Star movie reviews…this is the grand finale.  I know you … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HEY, HELLO! DID YOU HEAR ME? I SAID HELLO!

I left the pharmacy and started walking back to my car.  Approaching me was a lady who had just gotten out of her car.  Our eyes momentarily lined up.  When this happens, most folks usually perform the quickie eye shift … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Leave a comment

HOW ‘BOUT A 3-STAR MOVIE!

Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean, is a movie maven.  This means he has lots of time on his hands and, therefore, watches a lot of movies that maybe you and I can’t seem to get around to.  Lucky us, Ron has … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MY BOOK WON! WHODDA THUNK!

If there are ever any words or phrases posed next to my name, usually it’s something like, “Honorable Mention,” or “Also Ran,” or even, “Thanks for showing up!”  Not no more.  This week I got notice from the Literary Classics … Continue reading

Posted in WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

PARENTING, PHASE 2 – THE GROWING YEARS

This is the second in a series of blogs that I am doing about parenting.  If you missed Phase 1, no prob.  Just scroll back a few blogs or go to October 7 on the blog calendar.  A reminder:  I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

COWBOY SAM ELLIOTT

Contributing Folklorist, Ron Carmean, continues his love affair with Hollywood cowboys.  Today, Ron tells us about his favorite cinematic gun toter, Sam Elliott.  Read on and you may well find yourself saying, “Oh yeah, I remember that guy!” ***** John … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

UNFOUNDING THE FOUNDING FATHERS

It is kind of difficult not to get caught up in the debate surrounding the current government shutdown in this country.  So, here’s what I think…and it’s probably not much different from what most average Americans think.  Oh, by the … Continue reading

Posted in SERIOUSLY | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

PARENTING, PHASE 1…THE GOOD YEARS!

You may have heard me say this before that I believe parenting is the most challenging undertaking a person can encounter in his or her lifetime. There is no formal educational process to teach you how to parent.  Yes, there … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GROWING UP WITH COWBOYS

There was a day on American television, believe it or not, when sitcoms literally did not exist.  Nope.  Instead, Pard’ner, there was an endless wagon trail of shows based on stories and lure from the great American West.  Come with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment