Monthly Archives: March 2009

what goes around….

When I first retired, I began writing a story about an apartment building we owned in the nineteen eighties and nineties. The building was on Talbott Street in the run down Herron Morton Historic district of Indianapolis. It was not … Continue reading

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A funny feeling.

During our travels of the last eight years, we have met many people who questioned the wisdom of our lifestyle because of the possiblility of suffering some  medical problem in an out of the way location.  I never really understood that … Continue reading

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In an instant….

Susie, our son, Jason and I are in Gatlinburg, Tn  with our daughter, Julie, and her family. We made the drive in two cars yesterday, a miserable day, weatherwise.  It was rainy, cold and very windy, just one of those days … Continue reading

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A look at the city’s newest monument to excess.

Indianapolis is hosting The NCAA regional championships this week in the new Lucas Oil stadium. The practices for the participating teams in the tournament were open to the public and the best part of this was that it was free. … Continue reading

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A new rite of spring.

Yesterday was a nice day with no rain predicted for a few more days so Susie decided this would be a good time to spray our fruit trees with Dormant oil. This is an ongoing effort to keep the worms and … Continue reading

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depressing doesn’t begin to describe it.

Susie and I ventured out a couple of nights ago and went to the ‘cheap’  movie theatre to see ‘Revolutionary Road’ with Kate Winslet and Leonardo what’s his name.  I don’t know if you have seen this movie but if … Continue reading

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A budding career.

After I retired, I briefly considered going into politics when a fellow from Mooresville asked me if I would be interested in running for a county office.  I quickly realized that I would not be a good fit because for … Continue reading

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I don’t know if I should be indignant….

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A trip down Memory lane.

A couple of days ago Susie and I went on a cross town trip to a used furniture store looking for a bargain. Any bargain. We are in need of tables; end tables, coffee table, bed side tables and a … Continue reading

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Faux twitter. (Or is it Tweet?)

Real time action: Right at this moment, as I was typing my treatise on the big dance, Susie arrived upstairs and stood over me watching me type. “Do you have a pair of scissors up here?” She asked. Demonstrating my … Continue reading

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