Monthly Archives: July 2012

Damnit it to hell!

I was just reading the last post I put on here and realized that the Olympics have started and the furor over the chinese made U.S. Uniforms has completely disappeared. It’s that way with everything that happens in this country … Continue reading

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Gypsies? Am I allowed to say that??

My column on gypsies came about because my wife and I have talked at some length abut holding a tag sale in our barn but the more I thought about it, the less I liked the idea of a bunch … Continue reading

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Aww, what the hell??

A couple of weeks ago, I read a critique on someone’s blog. I don’t remember the name of the blog or the person who wrote the critique but I did remember this from the critique: “All this guy does is … Continue reading

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Ripley’s believe it or not.

I found a squash in my garden that, fifty years ago, would have made me a rich man. I call it my Siamese squash. In the 1950’s, Ripley’s would have paid me a zillion dollars for that squash. It would … Continue reading

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Medical update.

My newspaper column last week concerned my recent surgery for cataracts. I did some research on the Intraocular lens before writing the piece but since I try to hold my columns under 900 words, I left out a lot of … Continue reading

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It’s a new world, alright – part 26

shrimp scampi

shrimp scampi – eat your heart out, Bubba Gump!

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Well, I didn’t do it again.

I’m sitting at home watching a July 4th celebration in Washington, D.C. on television. Later, we’ll be watching the Boston Pops from the comfort of our easy chair. For the last ten years, I have done this and for the … Continue reading

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