Monthly Archives: October 2018

Boo Who?

When I was younger, I loved to be scared by the unknown at the movies. Movies like “The Thing” and “Psycho” were my “cup of tea.” Movies, since that era, have become more and more graphic. I call the old … Continue reading

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red, WHITE, and blue

I am gravely concerned about our democracy. Despite all of the good intentions by Democrats, the party of Donald Trump is successfully using fear and racism to gin up Trump’s base, and the tactics appear to be succeeding. It’s the … Continue reading

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History

Every morning, I get up and read in my journals. I read each time that I wrote on this particular day. Since I have been keeping a diary since 1954, I have quite a few entries to read each morning. … Continue reading

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The Clock without a Voice

Reader, I have written in the past about my chiming clock that must be wound once  a month (check out “The Constipated Clock” in my archives). Sometime during the past year, the chimes expired and could not be re-wound. My partner … Continue reading

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Tom Who?

Pat Archibald was a teacher friend. We worked together for several years, but I retired while she continued to work. She became an administrator in an elementary school where she was incredibly successful. Pat and I belonged to a mutual … Continue reading

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A Greek Accent

My partner in life’s name is Dimitris; he is Greek. I met him on a dating website and, despite a past involving a former long-distance relationship, he swept me off of my feet. I told him that I would never … Continue reading

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Not Warm, Not Cold–“Tween Time”

November and December have become in west-central Florida “tween-time” months–the time of the year when, although the morning temperature outside is chilly, the temperature in the house is only flirting with 70 degrees which would kick on the thermostat for … Continue reading

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