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A NAME TO BE KNOWN


On January 9th 2012, I posted a piece on my blog titled, “Passion, Writing and Taylor Swift” (it’s in the archives on the lower right). It was still early in Taylor Swift’s career given her prolific history since, but I … Continue reading

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STRAIGHTENING UP


Forgive me, but I want to talk again about growing old. I realize if you are not old you could care less. I understand that. I was once young like many of you are. But the aging process, as depressing … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING GOOD TIMES


 So there I was sitting in my thinking chair on the back patio, thinking about Alan Shepard.  But I’ll get to that in a minute. When I first sat down, it was to escape…escape the horrible mood I was in … Continue reading

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The Sadness Among Us


Sadness creeps its way among us Like an ivy it clings and spreads We mourn once more, more than before. And with all that we know, we really don’t know. The politicians debate the issues but to no avail They … Continue reading

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AT&T BLOWN AWAY!


Whether or not you’ve noticed, I have been “away” for almost two weeks. Yep—disappeared, gone, adios, c-yuh.   The only semblance of “being” that I sustained through my hiatus was that of a frustrated, abandoned AT&T customer. I did not realize … Continue reading

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NEGATIVE ENERGY


I made one of my rare appearances in my thinking chair out on the back patio yesterday. Of course, I got to thinking and this time I had the negatives—a bunch of those everyday petty things roared up in my … Continue reading

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THAT DREADED CAT


I have discussed Toni the Cat several times before. Toni’s been living in our house for a good number of years now. She’s actually Haley’s cat. Haley is one of our granddaughters. She came to live with us at the … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me?


One of the big benefits of retirement is T I M E. I have lots of time. I probably waste more of it than I should, but the opportunity to simply do nothing can be tempting. I remember when I … Continue reading

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72 SKIDOO!


Today I am 72 years old. No, you don’t have to drop right down to the bottom of this posting and wish me a happy birthday. Lots of past and present friends already have done that.  I am touched and … Continue reading

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GIVING UP MY BODY FOR A DAY


This is the third part of my “diary” that describes a new and innovative medical treatment that I have undergone in hopes that it results in a major change and improvement in my life.  Parts I and II can be … Continue reading

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