Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Mini-Dozer

One of the gifts I was given as an adult by my Maker is the ability to shut my eyes and drift off to sleep only to awaken ten or fifteen minutes later fully refreshed and once again ready to … Continue reading

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The Journalist

In 1954, when I was sixteen years old, I received my first diary. It was a one-year diary and allowed for only several lines of writing each day. I wish now I had written more, but I wrote in that … Continue reading

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The F-Word

Our language is a living language and is in a process of evolution. ┬áBeing 74 years old, I can remember when “queer” meant just that: odd, different. When my senior class presented “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay,” we didn’t … Continue reading

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Cereal Killer

Recently, I blogged about my having been a serial killer in my pursuit of cultivating a healthy New Guinea Impatiens. Well, I am another kind of “killer” as well–a cereal killer. Since I was a child, I have been a … Continue reading

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Raccoon Man

I usually utilize only my musings in this blog, but this was written by my brother, Jackie Cooper, who published it in his book, Journey of a Gentle Southern Man. I remember so well my wedding in June 1970. That … Continue reading

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Grandy

My favorite meal is breakfast. I like breakfast any time of the day. I like eggs, bacon, grits, pancakes, French toast. I like it all. While I was organist at a Methodist church, the church began to hold dual morning … Continue reading

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Runs, Hits, but No Errors

When I’m watching my favorite baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays, I get very perturbed when anyone on the team commits an error–a goof, a mistake, a lapse in professional behavior. This year, the Rays have committed far more errors … Continue reading

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