Monthly Archives: August 2017

Locomotion

I take three pills each morning, two vitamins and one laxative. Yes, at my age all three are necessary. Frequently, when I shake to loosen one pill from each of the three containers, at least one rolls off the desk … Continue reading

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Passing Gas

All of the news as I write this blog concerns Hurricane Harvey’s entry into Texas. I have been praying for those in the storm’s way, including cousin Priscilla in Houston. I have also been concerned about the rise in gas … Continue reading

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Losing the Lottery

Power Ball has been the most recent inspiration for many to invest, hoping to win millions. On Wednesday, we learned that a lady in Massachusetts did just that–she had the only winning ticket. Hopefully, she will use it well.  I … Continue reading

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Frontseat Driving

Dimitris has passed and received his Florida driver’s license and is an able and competent driver. However, I have found that, while I gave him good instructions when he was learning, I now intervene during his driving when I should … Continue reading

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Thom and Helen and Dimitris and Paul and Alice and Annette

Fifty-four years ago, I was married to Helen, was in the Navy, and was stationed in Pensacola, FL. Paul and Alice were also stationed at NAS Pensacola where Paul was a Marine Corps pilot instructor. We became friends through our … Continue reading

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Soaping It Up

I’m not terribly particular about brands of soap. However, I much prefer bar soap to body wash although I have one bottle of Irish Spring that sits on my window sill in the shower which I use every Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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The Opiod Crisis

I’m writing about something I know almost nothing about. However, it has to be important that I educate myself and my readers as our president just agreed to treat this addiction as a national crisis. I have read that this … Continue reading

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