Author Archives: bobosbest

About bobosbest

I am a 79-year-old retired English teacher whose writing goals are fulfilled by publishing these blogs. I have a wonderful married partner, Dimitris Tsitsiras, who is from Greece. Life is good and still an adventure.

Hyperbole

March 20th was not only the first day of spring, but it was my 79th birthday. Wow! I’m sitting on the cusp of being an octogenarian. How do I feel? I feel great, in the notorious words of my Daddy … Continue reading

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My “Pew Pals”

My partner and I are very regular in attendance at King of Peace MCC. Since Dimitris and I have been attending together, we have made some wonderful friends with whom we sit and chat pre- and post-service. BJ and Albert … Continue reading

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The “Deep State”

When President Kennedy was assassinated, there were many conspiracy theories concerning the number of people who were involved in his assassination. When the United States went to the moon, there were conspiracies suggesting that it was all staged in a Hollywood … Continue reading

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Bon Appetit

When I was growing up, my mother did all of the cooking. My daddy would make hamburgers every once in a while or some fat back gravy, but the majority of the cooking was left to mother. I had one … Continue reading

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And Now for the Rest of the Story

Remember the blog that I wrote about my partner, “The Flosser?” Well, give him credit for going above and beyond our wedding vows by flossing my teeth every evening for weeks. However, I realized that he is going to be … Continue reading

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Facebook: C+

Several years ago, my brother insisted that I needed to join Facebook. As a movie and book critic, it had become a necessity for him. Since I was blogging, he suggested that Facebook would be a venue for my promulgating … Continue reading

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The Survivors

When Dimitris and I were in Hawaii, the most awesome place we visited was the Pearl Harbor site where the Arizona Memorial is located. The memorial itself is beautifully crafted but the breathtaking moment was standing inside the memorial and … Continue reading

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