Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Constipated Clock

When I left my wife and moved out of the house, I left almost everything behind. One of the things that she offered me later was my Centurion chiming clock which I had bought with my CITGO credit card. She … Continue reading

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Zula Florence

Before her death, I could never have written this blog. Zula Florence Adair was my stepmother’s name. Florence, who hated the name Zula, lived with my daddy longer than my mother did. She married my daddy after my mother’s death at … Continue reading

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My Silent Reader

When I write these blogs, I am not alone. I have a companion who sometimes sits astride the top of the computer screen and other times peruses my work from the paper guide on my printer. He never says a … Continue reading

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Dentalphobia

“You need to have gum surgery” or “You need to have that tooth pulled.” Anything pertaining to a trip to the dentist or the orthodontist wreaks havoc with my nervous system. It seems to me that I heard eons ago about painless … Continue reading

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My Upside-Down Children

I have been a farmer at heart for a long time. At times, I have been fairly successful growing tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and bell peppers in very limited spaces. In the past, I’ve tried three methods of gardening: in the … Continue reading

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Bloggulating

I came to be a blogger only after I received encouragement from my friend, Greg, who was already blogging at http://gregkaspar.com/gfk-pad/. I looked at his site, read his incredible writings and viewed the results of his photography skills. I certainly … Continue reading

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Sorry, Right Number

In order to see my granddaughter, Carli, and her family who reside in Vilcabamba, Ecuador, I had to make a trip down to Ft. Myers while they were visiting in the United States. The plan was to pick them up at … Continue reading

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