Monthly Archives: June 2014

THE BLESSING IN MY STARS, continued

Welcome back to my “C” Journal, Part 2.  It’s a bit long-winded, but the ending is worth it—at least it was for me. We left off at the Panama Canal cruise that my wife and I were on in April.  … Continue reading

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THE BLESSING IN MY STARS

Last summer I received the ultimate bad news that no patient wants to hear from his doctor.  I was told I had cancer.  Albeit, it was prostate cancer which is one of the most common cancers found in men and … Continue reading

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A WRITER’S SWEET SPOT

I don’t play tennis, but it is my understanding that every tennis racket has what is called a “sweet spot.”  This is supposedly the precise location on the racket that, when coming into contact with the ball,  produces the ultimate … Continue reading

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STILL HUNGRY? NO PROBLEM!

As promised on my previous posting, there would be more pictures from my visit to the Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philadelphia.  If you just got here, you may want to review the posting before this one to learn more … Continue reading

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NOTHIN’ LIKE PHILLY FOOD!

I’ve been away the past week, mostly eating.  Rosemarie and I were visiting good friends on the Jersey Shore and in between soaking in some great weather and seashore sites, we ate…and ate…and ate.  Speaking of food, we had a … Continue reading

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DROPPING THE F-BOMB. DOES IT GO BOOM?

I am such a fence-sitter when it comes to language…specifically, the changing use of language.  I speak out of both sides of my mouth because I simply cannot make up my mind.  What am I so confused about?  Well, if … Continue reading

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A WRITER’S ROAD TRIP…ARE WE THERE YET?

I’m told most professional writers will agree that when the mood hits and the brain cells are aligned, they have no problem sitting in front of a computer monitor and pounding out endless streams of words on the keyboard.  It’s a … Continue reading

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BILL THE DOG…A Puzzlement!

Bill the Dog was not feeling well yesterday.  His digestive system was acting out…out at both ends and it was not pretty.  Everyone in our humble household went into dog-sympathy mode and began jabbering at Bill as if he were … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP? …WELL, HARDLY NEVER

My mother was less repetitive than Winston Churchill.  She simply said, “If it’s worth starting, it’s worth finishing.”  I’m not sure Mom’s quote is that logical but, regardless, I was raised on the concept of not giving up. I do … Continue reading

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IN TIME-OUT…AGAIN!

In case you haven’t noticed, I have not updated my blog for a while.  It is not usual for me to let my blog sit long between postings.  However, my mind has taken a time-out and I’ve been standing in … Continue reading

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