Monthly Archives: October 2016

Boo!

It’s Halloween, and we’re supposed to be afraid of witches and goblins. However, the scare this Halloween is not so much zombies as it is our presidential election. FBI director, James Comey, on Friday said “Boo,” and reopened the bleeding … Continue reading

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America, the Land of the Free

My partner hails from Greece where he was born and raised. Greece, as most people know, is going through a difficult time financially, and things like salaries and pensions have been cut back drastically. What Dimitris has learned since coming to … Continue reading

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Lula Mae’s Legacy (re-edited)

If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you have certainly noticed that I occasionally mention my best friends, Dan and Glenda Lawrence. I have known the Lawrences for many, many years. We raised children together. Now that I … Continue reading

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The Bright Lights

For quite a while, we have been depending on a bedside clock that occasionally has gone berserk during the night and displayed only bouncing 12:00 numbers. A couple of days ago, I awoke during the night, reached to turn the clock toward … Continue reading

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Friendship

I count it a privilege to have as many friends as I have. I have not always been the kind of person who makes friends easily. However, I have improved in that trait and have become the kind of friend who … Continue reading

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Creeping Crudity

Although I would not consider myself a prude, I’m very concerned about the crude language that now flows unabashedly regardless of the place or circumstances. Today’s films seem to infer that “toilet” language is the current normal language of our civilization. … Continue reading

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My Name Is Not Bruce

I spend three hours a week at the local YMCA. Almost always, I see the security guard who is making his rounds. Once, when I came out after exercising, I headed for my car, and it wasn’t there. After double-checking, I reported … Continue reading

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