Monthly Archives: September 2018

Investments

When I was in the U. S. Navy in the early 60s, I was talked into investing in a mutual fund. I put $30.00 into that mutual fund once a month, and I never missed for years, no matter how … Continue reading

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Two Sports Teams

I grew up in a very sports-centered little town in South Carolina. If you were male and did not participate in sports, you were gay. Well, at the time, I did not know that I was gay, but I did … Continue reading

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The Lake Maggiore Reunion

Years ago, just after my wife and family moved to St. Petersburg, I became the choir director at Lake Maggiore Baptist Church. I had not intended to become a choir director in St. Petersburg, but I fell into the job … Continue reading

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[bobosbest] “Dealing with Relining”

I enjoy travel, but I am always glad to get home. Recently, I spent two weeks with my partner at his home in Athens, Greece. Usually, when we go, we stay three weeks, which is a week too long for … Continue reading

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[bobosbest] “Cursors, Not Loud but Deep”

Dealing with computers is not my “cup of tea.” When I opened my Hewlett-Packard desktop computer this morning, I found that my mouse had died during the night. New batteries did nothing to restore it to health. Because of my … Continue reading

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“Broken Glasses” [bobosbest]

We were spending three days on the Greek island of Kos. Kos is the island famous largely for one of its citizens whose name was Hippocrates. While in Kos, we did quite a bit of sightseeing. One place we visited … Continue reading

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[bobosbest] “Busing in Athens”

When I’m in Athens, Greece, with my Athenian partner, we depend almost totally on municipal transportation. For me, it means risking my life each time I board or depart one of these city buses. Standing-room only is always a possibility. … Continue reading

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