Monthly Archives: July 2018

Let There Be Light

I am an early riser. Every morning, I wake up and arise around 5:00. My inner body clock does the timing for me. It’s amazing how often I look at the clock after sleeping throughout the night and find that … Continue reading

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Morning Frustration

I have been a Road Runner/Time Warner customer for years and, of course, moved over to Spectrum when they bought out the company. I have what they call the bundled package: phone, internet, and cable. I have had trouble occasionally … Continue reading

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I Want To Do It Myself

Remember when you were a little kid and your parents were always interfering with letting you do something you wanted to do, usually in order to save time. Well, nowadays, it is getting more and more easy to “do it … Continue reading

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Language Choices

There are so many words that keep dropping into our 21st century English vocabulary. Being 80 years old, I can remember when “queer” meant just that: odd, different. When my senior class presented “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay,” we … Continue reading

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In Defense of Obama

When Barack Obama was elected President of the United States, I worried greatly that he would be assassinated by some racial bigot, just as Abraham Lincoln, the other President from Illinois, was slain. Obama was known to revere Lincoln as … Continue reading

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Partisan Friends

I have reconnected after many years with a friend I met when I was stationed at NAS Pensacola in the Navy. Paul was a Marine corps officer; I was a Yeoman 3rd class enlisted man. Despite the rank difference, our … Continue reading

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The Starbucks Generation

I am a coffee drinker–one cup each morning along with a bottle of water. I used to have several cups during the day but, at the advice of my cardiologist, I cut back to one. With the advent of the … Continue reading

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