Monthly Archives: January 2019

Who Was the Father of our Country?

My life partner is Greek. He speaks beautiful English with a Greek accent. For much of his life, he has longed to be an American citizen. Since we have been married, I have encouraged him to make that decision, and … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Ways to Read a Book

I guess perhaps to some, I have several unorthodox reading habits. First of all, I so far have refused to let someone read a book to me nor have I listened to a book on a disc. Now, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Reading Words

I am always reading two books at one time: one, when I am riding the stationary bike at the YMCA gym; the other, when I’m relaxing in my blue recliner in the living room at home. One of my latest … Continue reading

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Just One Trophy, Please

Because I was never athletic, I envied guys who had trophies. They had received them from baseball, football, or some other competitive sport. I dreamed of a trophy for myself. As it turned out, it took me many, many years … Continue reading

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Snow

I was raised in South Carolina, a southern state where the winters are fairly mild when compared to northern climes. Growing up, I prayed in the wintertime that somehow it would snow. Frequently, when it was cold enough, I would … Continue reading

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Diagnoses

As you readers know, I just missed a couple of “blogging” days, something I seldom do. Usually, a miss means that I am out-of-town on a planned trip. However, on Saturday morning, the fifth, one day before I was scheduled … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Cancel…but if you must

I don’t like to be sick and, when I’m sick, I like to keep going unless it’s a desperate situation. Another thing that I don’t like are cancellations. Cancellations are one-sided changes to a situation where one side doesn’t know … Continue reading

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