Category Archives: lifestyle

TickTock

My father lost a good friend he had worked with for many years.  They didn’t hang out much together outside of the workplace, but that did not lesson their friendship.  They worked all day together, went to lunch together every … Continue reading

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THE GREAT ICE CREAM ADDICTION

I once smoked when I was younger, back when it was cool and no one worried about what all those polluted puffs were doing to your lungs. It took me quite a few attempts to give it up but I … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHTS FROM MY THINKING CHAIR…ABOUT SPORTS It has been a while since I have lazy’d up and spent time in my thinking chair on the back patio. Sports was the topic that came to mind this time. As I … Continue reading

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TIME IT WAS

I was reluctant to begin this posting with the overused line, “When I was a young boy…” but I am at a loss for what to say otherwise. See, today I got to thinking about some random things out of my … Continue reading

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OUT ON A YULE LIMB!

The day has finally come.  I would have never believed it was possible. If you have visited ‘round these parts of the Internet at this time of the year you may have the slightest memory of the annual debate my … 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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THE BIG MOVE…FINAL EPISODE

Well finally!  Mission accomplished. It’s all over except the unpacking. That, I’m afraid, will be going on for some time.  But everything that was there…is now here. The new home (that’s it pictured above, #3) is warm,  welcoming and instantly … Continue reading

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UNBROKEN NEWS FROM THE HOMEFRONT

Headline:  The Move is On! The  summer/fall saga of our Big Move continues.  Actually it is beginning its final phase and things are just going swimmingly.  In just a few weeks Rosemarie and I will move after 23-years of living in … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A LITTLE MR. R

There is a function on Apple computers, at least it’s on my iMac, that is called “Force Quit.” It is similar to the old combo of “Control-Alt-Delete” found on most PCs.  I really like Force Quit (FQ) because it takes no … Continue reading

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THE NEW ORWELLIAN AGE

  If you attended high school in the USA there is a very good chance you had to read a book called “1984” by George Orwell.  It’s always been pretty much a basic read for high schoolers.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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