Category Archives: animal life

OH HENRI!

Just a quick note about Henri..see my posting for October 7. After a month-plus of our new parakeet (Henri) getting used to Rosemarie and me sticking our faces up to the side of his “house” and attempting to communicate simple … Continue reading

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Thank you Bill The Dog

I’ve put off writing this particular posting.  The topic is not a happy one.  In fact, I’ll make the assumption that many of you have gone through the same experience.  And that is, having to put down your pet dog … Continue reading

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WELCOME HENRI!

Since we moved last January, Rosemarie’s interest in birds has taken flight, pun intended.  There is a bountiful supply of her feathered friends to watch because our new home backs up on a reserve.  This is an area of land … Continue reading

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Roach

I have come to respect the impressive ability the cockroach has to follow me wherever I go. No, I am not kidding. Cockroaches have lived in every house I have lived in. I guess I should be flattered that they appreciate … Continue reading

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SETTLING IN

It is just about three months since we moved into our new home.  I think Rosemarie and I are finally feeling settled in, despite a lengthy list of tasks still waiting to be done.  But the word, “home” has become … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS FROM MY THINKING CHAIR

It was a beautiful day here in South Florida.  My Cubs game in Chicago was postponed due to rain and snow.  Snow???  This is mid-April for cry’n out loud.  Who wants to live in a climate that snows halfway through spingtime…not this stay-at-home hermit.   … Continue reading

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Everything’s Just Ducky Around Here

Maybe in your neighborhood you have to worry about fast drivers, kids playing in the streets, potholes that eat tires and keep wheel alignments shops busy.  Yeah, I remember all those things when I lived in the northeast USA, but … Continue reading

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FOR THE BIRDS

 It seems that I can compose the most intricately researched and profoundly stated essay on my blog and maybe one or two people may respond…maybe.  But, instead, if I simply write a sentence or two and post a few pictures … Continue reading

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ANOTHER HERON, THIS ONE BLUE

I admit it, I have been neglecting my blog lately.  There was a time when I would update my postings almost daily.  Don’t ask me how I had so much to talk about because the answer is, I did, but … Continue reading

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A BIRD STOPS BY

A Yellow Crowned Night Heron stopped by the house. Certainly more welcomed than a live-in mouse. My wife told me there were two of them yesterday. I guess one has flown off and gone some other way. This one was … Continue reading

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