Monthly Archives: January 2014

Her Horn Went Beep Beep Beep

While riding in my Cadillac What to my surprise A little Nash Rambler was following me About one third my size The guy musta wanted to pass me up As he kept on tooting his horn I’m sure some of … Continue reading

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Retirement Is Not For Wimps

Retirement, it turns out , is not for the faint of heart.  It’s hard work.  Those of you that are dreaming of the day, beware.  It does not mean long days sitting on the beach contemplating your belly button while … Continue reading

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How Cold Is It?

It is soooo cold that I put on my socks before going to the bathroom.    

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Keeping Abreast

Many years ago, while living in Dallas, I had the good fortune of working with a young lady named Phyllis who had a smile as big as Texas and the tiny voice of Butterfly McQueen.  I was the manager of … Continue reading

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Music To My Ears

Well I’ll be.  There it is.  I knew it didn’t get thrown out.  My old harmonica.  I haven’t seen this since when? Since we moved here I think.  Ten years.  Doesn’t seem possible. I have never ever been able to … Continue reading

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Roll Reversal

  So, when did you first suspect that you were losing control??

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Saying Goodbye

I stepped out on the front porch with my mother.  She turned briefly and made sure the door was locked before we, together, made our way down the steps.  It was a beautiful summer day, but I hadn’t noticed.  Actually, … Continue reading

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Exercise Is Overated

Since I am a little short for my weight, I was thinking about starting the new year by getting in a little better shape.  That, in and of itself, caused me to break a sweat.  I am not, nor have … Continue reading

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Am I Really Me?

Originally posted on oldmainer:
We recently received a letter from an insurance company revealing the existence of a dormant  policy in the name of my wife’s mother, long deceased.  They were attempting to find the next of kin or the funds would revert…

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Please share to show my pupils how far a photo can go (even if you don’t want it to!)

Originally posted on Not about everything:
Sharing this, because it seems an interesting lesson. I am teaching E-safety to my pupils at the moment and wanted to try a little experiment. Please share this photo and see how far it…

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