Tag Archives: nostalgia

THE DAY AFTER, ONCE MORE

OK, it’s over. The decorations have changed from objects of joy and anticipation to dangling dust collectors that will consume a good few hours to take down, pack away and store for another year.  The good presents have lost their … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season Almost

It soon will be Christmas…again.  The annual wait for this most joyous, yet cantankerous of holidays, seems to shorten each year as my life lengthens.  Wasn’t it just last month we took down the decorations?   Christmas is famously the one holiday that … 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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STUFF

Stuff #1       I promised I would get back to you on the great diet pill caper that I discussed in my posting for May 8th (Been There Done Fat) … I was actually a little amazed that I lost … Continue reading

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When it Brains, It Pours

When you get to be my age, you will have accumulated a huge stockpile of memories along with endless databanks full of both useful and useless information.  You will not run out of storage space because the human brain holds … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BE A BOY AGAIN

Last week my wife and I received the second of the two injections of the Covid-19 vaccine.  We had to drive two hours for both the first and second shots.  We would have driven much farther if we had to.  … Continue reading

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WHAT DREAMS WERE MADE OF

I do not remember where I was on November 25, 1946.  Afterall, I was only a few months past my first birthday.  But thanks to my dad’s sense of history he put away that week’s edition of LIFE Magazine, its … 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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MOM & DAD …GOTTA LOVE ‘EM…GOTTA MISS ‘EM!

***  A note to  my fellow indie-authors/publishers follows this post  *** As a parent your main mission is to raise your children so that they become caring and contributing people in society and the bonus you hope for is that … 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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