Monthly Archives: December 2010

So what happens….

when a young mind is exposed to one too many cooking shows? 

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Remember????

Do you remember  when you learned to read? Really learned to read? Not the Dick and Jane ‘see spot run’  kind of reading  but the real thing when the words leaped off the pages and transported you to faraway places. … Continue reading

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Isn’t this illegal???

Got to town today and noticed that gasoline prices had jumped by 21 cents a gallon. Of course, it’s a holiday weekend so it’s to be expected, I suppose. Greed takes no Holidays. When I was in school lo, these … Continue reading

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A tale of two trees.

Some years ago, I planted two oak trees as little more than seedlings at the front of our lot about twenty feet apart. Same soil and drainage. The strange thing about them can be seen in the picture below.    … Continue reading

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An observation.

Today, lunch at Bob Evans with Julie. The waitress called me ‘Honey’ and the ‘cashier’ called me sweetie. Being new to this being old, I’m wondering if that’s pretty much standard practice for old men to be addressed as honey … Continue reading

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Hot Tabbouleh: mmmmn good.

Lookin’ for something to warm your innards?? Susie is on a tear for us to eat healthy. Nope, this isn’t fried maggots. This is actually a grain called Bulgur that when cooked is used to make a middle eastern salad. … Continue reading

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Chick magnet?

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One handsome dude.

I wrote a column for this week about hats with ear flaps and I had my picture taken as a light hearted addition to the column. man versus the elements. I ended up looking so good I may just use … Continue reading

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A message.

For those of you whom I don’t talk to on a regular basis, I was going to post a message on here but instead I will just post the column I wrote last week. My wife, Susie, let me sleep in … Continue reading

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