Monthly Archives: July 2013

Neighborly Kindness

I’ve lived in my neighborhood since 1989 when I had my home built here on 15th Avenue N. The neighborhood is definitely a middle class area. It is located on Disston ridge, the highest point of elevation in St. Petersburg. I therefore … Continue reading

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Car-less in St. Petersburg

I have owned my 2004 Lexus for several years now. I did not purchase it new and have put relatively few miles on it as I am retired and don’t travel very much except to the doctor’s office, to the … Continue reading

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KFC and TBC

Many of you know that every Sunday after church I stop at KFC and purchase five hot wings and a senior drink. That’s $4.27, and it’s lunch for the day. This past Sunday, the wings were not ready when I … Continue reading

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It Could Not Have Been Me

President Obama made himself vulnerable when he appeared unannounced at the recent press conference and shared his thoughts regarding the Trayvon Martin verdict. He did not denounce the court system, but he definitely pointed out the difficulties facing young black … Continue reading

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Assault and Battery

I had been planning for months my outing to Ft. Myers, FL, when I would take my granddaughter, Gracey, to see “Sleeping Beauty” at a dinner theater. Gracey is very artistic and talented seven-year-old and has responded to other outings … Continue reading

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Eat Your Vegetables

My parents did everything they could to teach me the importance of eating vegetables. I can remember the urging, and I remember as well my fighting back. Vegetables just didn’t look good. Two of the most despicable vegetables, in my … Continue reading

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If It Pleases You

When I was a kid, my favorite poem was “If I Only Was The Feller That My Mother Thinks I Am.” I have no idea where the poem is to be found, but it meant a lot to me, knowing … Continue reading

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