Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sauna

For years, while traveling to places like Istanbul and Scandinavia, I imagined how wonderful it would be to go to a sauna, sit around naked but for a towel, and watch the weight drip off, ounce by ounce. Well, I … Continue reading

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From Triumph to Tragedy to Triumph

My partner is a coupon hound. When he opened Sunday’s paper and found that there were missing coupons, he hit the ceiling. He urged me to contact the newspaper and tell them that we take the paper only on Sundays … Continue reading

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Dumb Bobo

When I was teaching in the English department at Northeast High School, I taught both regular and advanced classes. The advanced classes were a breeze as they contained students who were intelligent and eager to learn The regular classes could … Continue reading

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Istanbul and Constantinople

In 1994, I made an unforgettable trip and met unforgettable people. I made the trip with my good friend, Dave Harrison. Flying to Europe, we began our trip in Athens, Greece, toured the area around Athens and then took a … Continue reading

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Lizardry

West central Florida is the land of lizards. Fortunately, our lizards do not reach large sizes, and they are relatively harmless. In fact, I am told that they eat critters that we want to get rid of, such as roaches. … Continue reading

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Crave-A-Lot

I love shrimp. I don’t know whether or not you have a Save-A-Lot store near you, but we have one near us. In fact, it is the closest grocery store in our neighborhood. As a retired English teacher, I regret … Continue reading

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After All, Tomorrow Is Another Day

I am a college graduate with a degree in “Procrastination.” I have never been able to study, pack for a trip, write lessons plans, grade papers, make out tests in a timely manner untilĀ I’m under duress. Although I know it … Continue reading

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