Monthly Archives: July 2020

A Little More Virus Levity

So, let me get this straight.  There is no cure for a virus that can be KILLED by sanitizer and hand soap. I see a big baby boom coming in 9 months. They will be called the C-19 Babies and … Continue reading

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Things My Parents Taught Me

This morning I opened my email and was pleasantly surprised by one that was sent to me by an also 60+ friend.  Not only did I get a chuckle, but a reminder of the way life was when I was … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Children, Communication, Family, Generations, Home, Humor, Kids, Life, Memories, Mom's, Reflection | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Killin Time

I have always loved music.  I can’t sing and I can’t play an instrument, so it was always a spectator sport for me.  But I loved what I heard, whether I could create it or not.  I’m talking any kind … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello again to all my faithful fans The past two weeks have not been as eventful as some.  It’s mostly because of the heat. It has been so hot that yesterday I saw the neighbors dog chasing a cat and … Continue reading

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The Trip

The man rose and stepped to the microphone to the sound of applause from his audience.  Looking randomly around the room he began speaking.  “Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything.  Maybe it’s about unbecoming everything that isn’t … Continue reading

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Hotel California

Last thing I remember, I was running for the door I had to find the passage back. To the place I was before “Relax”, said the night man, “We are programmed to receive You can check out any time you … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Compassion, Coping, Death, Faith, Friendship, Generations, Insight, Life, Loss, Love, Perspective, Reflection, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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It’s Called A Book

One of the nice things about growing old, or as I prefer, mellow, is that it is so much easier to find humor in almost anything.  Most of the time, it is self deprecating because I harbor the belief that … Continue reading

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Nature’s Haiku

When the sun anoints The smallest of Natures gifts New beauty is found

Posted in Beauty, Color, Gifts, Haiku, Nature, Perspective, Poetry, Reflection, Seasons, Summer | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Lethal Injection

The following is a piece from 2013 and contains strong language and profanity   I sit on my cot, listening to the sounds that tumble about in the hall outside my cell.  I look up startled,  as the cell door … Continue reading

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