Monthly Archives: February 2014

Warming Up

Here I am in Athens, GREECE, looking at a chicken gyro that I brought home in a doggie bag when my partner insisted that I order two as “they are small.” I requested and received instructions from him as to … Continue reading

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Rhapsody

Before last Saturday night, I had never heard of Andrew von Oeyen. He came into my view for the first time when I attended the symphony concert at Mahaffey Theater. He was second on the program and was scheduled to … Continue reading

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My Achilles Heel

I must confess that I have frequently derided those cell phone “addicts” and have bragged about my cell phone “living” in my car. The world survived very well without phones in our pockets until just a few years ago. Why … Continue reading

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The Unbalanced Teeter-Totter

I recently heard TV financial consultant Suze Orman state that “the rich are getting richer while the poor are getting poorer.” I, for one, am in the latter group, and I resent all of the tax loopholes that allow the … Continue reading

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Just A Coffee Shop

While I was in Athens, Greece, my partner and I decided to take his mom out for coffee one evening. In St. Petersburg, that would probably have meant heading for a Starbucks or a Denny’s or an IHOP. I wanted … Continue reading

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The Knee Bone Connected to the Thigh Bone ….

In 2007, I had to have my right knee replaced. It had begun to hurt even when I was just lying in bed. My doctor advised that I take a cortisone shot, which I did, and it alleviated the pain … Continue reading

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Alternate Route

When you are headed to the airport on I-275 and a sign over the highway flashes “crash three miles ahead–two lanes closed,” do not take the alternate route as I did. Although my immediate destination was the Tampa airport, my … Continue reading

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