Category Archives: whimsy

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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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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WANNA DATE?

On today’s posting, you shall go on a date.  Not to worry, you are not part of the date, just an obvserver standing off in the background.  This is an excerpt from my latest effort, titled AGAIN.  If you wish, … Continue reading

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Hello 2019

Okay, the Christmas lights are all taken down and packed away.  The tree was picked up off the front lawn and taken away by the Used Christmas Tree truck.  The last of the leftovers were cleaned out of the fridge … Continue reading

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IT’S A WHOLE NEW OLD ATTITUDE!

I have become aware of a unique “reactionary” behavior that people have started exhibiting toward me. It is the kind of behavior that indicates I have become either very wealthy…or elderly.   It is not difficult to guess which. In fact, with … Continue reading

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Halloween’s a Howl

I don’t know exactly why, but every year I spend a day putting up Halloween decorations.  It’s not a big holiday to me like it is to some others. In fact, I hate having to go to a Halloween party … Continue reading

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A FRIDAY NIGHTmk4567CLUSTER F***

Back back back in the late 1950s there was an early television sitcom known as the Phil Silvers Show.  It gets a lengthy report on Wikipedia, including mention of a memorable episode that my memory refocused on Friday night when … Continue reading

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TIME FOR A TIME OUT

Well here I go, against my own will, tiptoeing into the political arena once more.  I promised myself that I would not do this again because it only gets people agitated and hostile.  But mine is a neutral stand, more … Continue reading

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THE GREAT FLOOD OF 2018

This morning I had to stop a leak.  No, I did not say “take.” I definitely said, “stop.”   I was just awaking from a sleepy morning listening to the thunder and the rain pouring outside.  I had no place … Continue reading

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