Monthly Archives: July 2015

My Dream House

Do you remember looking for your dream home? I did just that after I found myself a divorcee, seeking to be able to stop renting and to buy a home or a condo of my own. I had checked out … Continue reading

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Friends at the Golden Bear

I had left my wife and home and was unsure how friends would react to my being alone. We had cultivated many friends during our twenty-plus year marriage, some of whom indicated they would remain friends and others who had … Continue reading

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Thank You

What ever happened to thank you notes? They still sell them in the stationery shops, but I haven’t gotten one from anyone in quite a while. Am I wrong to expect a thank you note from my grandchildren when I … Continue reading

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Pill Commercials

I am not a commercial watcher. Thank heavens for DVR’s which allow taping of TV programs and speed-ups during commercials. I’ve gotten to be quite adept at jumping off the speedy go-ahead so as to re-connect at the point following … Continue reading

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Shut Up and Read

I go to the Y every other day to ride the bike and give my knee replacement legs exercise. I can’t say that I look forward to the exercise, but I make myself go, knowing that continuing to exercise will … Continue reading

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Go to St. James so often that I call it St. Jim

I have a friend named John who has a pet peeve. He cannot stand for someone to use the phrase, “going to the john,” meaning the bathroom. His being upset by that usage is reason for him to be confrontational … Continue reading

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Mame, in Drag

Many of the better local-theater plays I have seen since I came to live in Pinellas County have starred Matthew McGee. My theater-going for a long time took place at the Hudson Dinner Theater. The theater catered almost entirely to … Continue reading

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