Monthly Archives: August 2014

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR…TIME TO READY-UP!

Today has been particularly—as Winnie the Pooh would describe it— blustery!  And that has jarred me awake.  It’s that time again here in South Florida.  Time to tense up a little.  Time to get out the old checklist, even if it’s … Continue reading

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OKAY, EVERYBODY SHARE!

Uh-oh…I’ve been sitting in my thinking chair on the back patio again.  Two of my youngest grandchildren were visiting (no, those are not them in the picture).   They were engaged in the activity known as Plays Well with Others.  Neither … Continue reading

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THANK YOU FISH FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

I live about nine miles inland from the Fort Lauderdale coast of Florida.  This is one of the primo sport fishing areas in the world.  That’s one of my neighbors pictured above.  If you are into fishing, living here would … Continue reading

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PARENTING & THE HAIR FACTOR

As some of you may know, my wife and I have the distinct privilege of having one of our teenage granddaughters living with us.  Revisiting parenthood, especially after experiencing, albeit brief, the phase known as “empty nesting” is indeed a … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL OF THE DUCKEST!

I have talked many times about the canal that runs outside the back of our house.  That’s it in the picture above.  It never ceases to amaze me seeing all the different kinds of animals that come crawling out of … Continue reading

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AMAZING TO BE

As previously disclosed in an earlier posting, I have a new children’s book about to be published.  This will be my third effort at corrupting our younger generation.  I am doing the final layout and proofing.  In a few days … Continue reading

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TOP SHELF, CAT-EGORIZED KITTY

Yes, there are more comfortable places where the cat could sleep. She could meander most anywhere, find hidden spaces in which to creep. There are soft cushions in several rooms and certainly beds are plentiful. Anyone of them she selected … Continue reading

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WANT FRIES WITH THOSE BLUE EYES?

The older I get–meaning the more years I have to look back on–it amazes me how certain characteristics of individuals in my family continue on through succeeding generations.  I know very little about genetics, but it seems to me that every … Continue reading

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