Monthly Archives: August 2018

[bobosbest] “Pies and Ice Cream”

I love desserts. One of my favorite desserts is banana pudding. However, banana pudding at my house was served only occasionally. During my youth, my after-dinner dessert preference was ice cream. I don’t ever remember having something as precious as … Continue reading

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“Two Gimmicks” [bobosbest]

When I was teaching English classes in high school, I tried to be as crafty as possible enticing students into the intricacy and joy of language. One of my gimmicks was to pretend that I was Henry David Thoreau early … Continue reading

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[bobosbest] “Touching Base”

I love home. In fact, I think my feelings are even stronger than that. I adore home. I enjoy coming home from wherever and dropping into my recliner. I love listening to my music in stereo in the living room. … Continue reading

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[bobosbest] “The Fire Alarm”

When I am invited to sub at the college where, at one time, I was a member of the adjunct faculty, I eagerly accept unless it conflicts with a medical appointment or a breakfast out with a friend. I always … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story [bobosbest]

This past week has been a week of challenges. If you have been reading my blogs lately, you know that recently my car wouldn’t start, resulting in my purchasing a new battery from AAA. This then is the rest of … Continue reading

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Subbing, Day 2 “Missing Diagnostic Tests” [bobosbest]

I had only two panic attacks this morning. The first was minor. When Dimitris, my partner, asked what time I had to be at the college, I said 9:30. When I checked, my instructions read 8:00. That caused a speed-up … Continue reading

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Subbing, Day 1 “It Won’t Start”

I am retired so don’t go to work very often any more, but I accepted a subbing job at the college for four days this week. Today was my first day. I left in plenty of time to pick up … Continue reading

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