Monthly Archives: March 2014

Being Quiglian

Today, a cousin that I have never met but who fearlessly yet voluntarily reads my stuff and seems to be of similar persuasions, proclaimed that I am “Quiglain.”  This word, I suspect, was coined in an attempt to capture my … Continue reading

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Now That’s Punney Two

Several months ago, I published a post containing several puns, knowing the viewing public would be responsive and, in fact, were craving such an offer.  So in response to the tremendous outpouring of apathy generated by the last one,  I … Continue reading

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Stealth Marketing

It is no secret to anyone that is responsible for feeding their family that the price of everything just keeps going up.  A hurricane, flood, drought, or fire even in remote areas of the world always seems to have an … Continue reading

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Caring

Any of you that have read a few of my blog posts know that I volunteer each week at a nursing home.  I didn’t plan it that way.  In fact, it just kind of happened.  I work though the Southern … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

So there we sat, my wife and I, looking at the young man sitting across the table, smiling at us.  “Well, you have made it” he said.  “Now it is time to decide how best to invest it.  Tell me … Continue reading

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Kickin The Tires

I have always been fascinated by cars.  All of them.  It never made any difference what condition they were in, as long as they were mine. My first car was a 1933 Chevrolet sedan.   I was sixteen.  The car was … Continue reading

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Too Late To Be Scared

My involvement in youth today has been reduced to a spectator sport.  So many years have passed since I was one that it seems kind of speculative that I was ever in the game.  When I think back to those … Continue reading

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We’ll Be Right Back

I used to enjoy TV a lot more back in it’s younger years.  I’m talking about the time when you had ABC, CBS, and NBC.  If you didn’t like those, well.  you could have your pick of sound patterns which, … Continue reading

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Were They Really The Good Old Days

Probably more frequently then I realize, I find myself complaining, or at least grumbling about something of other because it doesn’t work exactly as I would have wished it to.  Often, it is something that I normally take for granted, … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandmothers Buick

The last time I renewed my drivers license, I watched a woman, perhaps a daughter, take an elderly man by the arm and help him walk to the window when their number was called.  Since I don’t think you have … Continue reading

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