Category Archives: lifestyle

TIME SPIRALS

I’ve had little time of late to simply settle into my thinking chair on the back patio and ponder whatever comes to mind.  The big move we are undertaking has kept me busy filling boxes and checking off items on a … Continue reading

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The 4th Remembered…

Bam!  Just like that, half the year is gone and it’s already July 4th.  I do not remember most July 4ths.  After all, they are reasonably redundant.  At many of them I am sure I attended a picnic or backyard … Continue reading

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MY MYSTERY FAMILY PHOTOS

I have been going through some of those packed-away boxes we all keep stored and hidden on the top shelf of a closet. Some day, we tell ourselves, we will go through them and get them all organized…but that never … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MOVE, Continued…

Move?  What move?  Uh-0h, things have gotten complicated.  The Great Move is being moved.  We have had to postpone it.  Note, I said postpone, not cancel.  Not to bore you with my medical problems, I thought I could handle the … Continue reading

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Spending Spree, a poem

For those who have hung around this blog for a few years you know that I’ve been prone to rhyme from time to time.  It’s been a while…lucky you!  But your luck has run out.  The urge came and here’s … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MOVE, Continued…

For those just tuning in, here’s a quick summary: –Rosemarie and I have decided to move after 22 years in our current home.  We want to/need to downsize. –Because we don’t have a gazillion bucks stashed away, we need to … Continue reading

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THE GREAT MOVE, Continued…

  As discussed in my previous posting, Rosemarie and I have begun the initial phase of getting ready to pack up the house and stick the “For Sale” sign in the front lawn.  Actually I lie.  Our Home Owner’s Association prohibits any … Continue reading

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SONG WRITING, HO HUM

I always had the will to attempt writing songs, but not the way.  I really like music, especially good lyrics.  But I ain’t got rhythm let alone any understanding of music.  I  have tried and failed to learn how to … Continue reading

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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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