Category Archives: history

THE F*BOMBING OF MRS. MAISEL

Well, here I go again with another dissertation on the F*Bomb.  It’s like I can’t get it out of my system….or maybe it should be that I can’t get it in. I thought I’d inch my way back into the … Continue reading

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MILK, BREAD & LAUNDRY…or why my brother and I don’t look alike

When I was a youngster, home delivery was much more prevelent than it is today.  I’m talkin 1950’s-early 60’s.  There were three main delivery services available in our neighborhood:  milk, bread and laundry.  And, oh yes, lots of folks got … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BE A BOY AGAIN

I want to be a boy again when I felt secure and taken care of and all I had to worry about was doing what I was told, trying my best at school and trying not to break anything. I … Continue reading

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DARE I SAY IT? …Ice Cream

I was thinking about ice cream the other day….well actually, I think about ice cream just about every day. I realize that may sound a little weird, but those who know me know that ice cream is my favorite food. … Continue reading

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A GLORIOUS DAY!

Today is May 12th. It’s not a particularly outstanding date on the calendar. I looked it up and, of course, there were some historical events that took place on this day. Here are some of the highlights: Race car driver … Continue reading

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THE INJUSTICE OF A MILITARY PARADE

I am an angry American. I have never been this angry about my country’s leadership. When will this madness stop? When will we all come to our senses? Have we lost all direction; have we given up on what is … Continue reading

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ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER BALL

Today is January 1st, my annual day of reflection. It usually takes only a minute or so of shallow thought. I don’t even sit in my thinking chair. The reflection this year is the same as last. It’s not the … Continue reading

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It’s Time!

­ When it comes to politics, what is important to know about me is simple: I am a citizen of the United States of America. As such, I have certain rights, among them Freedom of Speech. Those words represent an … Continue reading

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HALF-CENTURY…DONE! NEXT…

There are certain events in our lives that often leave us for a loss of words.  Our emotions are so hyped that we cannot accurately express exactly how we feel.  Some such events are priceless moments of happiness like the … Continue reading

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PICTURES WORTH A GAZILLION WORDS

Lucky me! I have some spectacular pictures from times past—family times. The one thing I have learned from them is critical. If you have family pictures, have the people in them identified as soon as possible and make sure each … Continue reading

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