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Western train trip 2015 – Seattle City Centre-

Most of you know that the reason for our train trip was to visit Seattle and our Son’s family, including our new granddaughter. Yesterday we went to the Seattle City Centre where there is a new playground and a wonderful … Continue reading

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Welcome to the world of collecting.

It’s early (for me) on a cool, crisp beautiful Sunday morning. The sun is trying and succeeding at peeking through the trees surrounding our porch. My wife, Susie, is sleeping in but I don’t know how since our dog, Poco, … Continue reading

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I have finally arrived.

For years, I debated signing up for this club but never felt myself worthy. Yesterday, I decided ‘what the hell’ and took the plunge. Now, I am somebody. I can walk into Costco and rightly say ‘Pardon me while I … Continue reading

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A scary time.

A couple of weeks ago, Susie and I took our granddaughter on an outing. It was sort of a self serving trip because I remember how much I enjoyed learning history and since she is getting old enough to appreciate … Continue reading

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The adventures of Shell Scott.

 This really isn’t about Shell Scott. I just put that up there to gain your attention. There are some people out there who used to read my weekly column on a newspaper web site. That newspaper is now charging for … Continue reading

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You can’t teach an old dog…….

Three more days until Susie comes home. Still no dirty dishes left in the sink. I have considered making this week of bachelordom the theme of this week’s newspaper column but I have already done a column like that twice … Continue reading

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I think I better get a life.

I received a forwarded e-mail today from a friend in Arizona. I normally delete forwards but this fellow and a fellow in Kentucky named Verlin are pretty selective about that stuff so I usually look at anything I receive from either … Continue reading

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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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Another New Year.

I awoke this morning full of piss and vinegar and ready to take on 2009. Before I got started though, I had to go to the bathroom and take care of the vinegar, etc. first.  Jumping back into bed to get … Continue reading

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A letter from home.

Dear reader, I am finding myself with a lot of time on my hands recently and as a result,  I have been setting in front of this computer working(?)  some times and daydreaming at other times. As one is wont … Continue reading

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