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best laid plans……. #21

A few days ago, I realized that we no longer have a microwave bacon cooker. I have no idea where it went and being old, I can’t say with any certainty that we even got to Florida last November with … Continue reading

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One man’s knick-knack is another man’s Bric-a-brac,

Last week I sat down to write my weekly column about a visit to a thrift store and wondered if describing it as ‘an upscale thrift store’ would be considered oxymoronic. I never came to any conclusion but decided to … Continue reading

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Surprise. Surprise.

The medical community has recently discovered that differences between sexes are more pervasive than previously thought. This difference was discovered after much research. I could have saved these people a lot of time and money. All they would have had … Continue reading

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Go figure.

Thumbing through a ‘what to do’ weekend insert in the Fort Myers newspaper, I came across an ad that caught my attention. It was for a country club in Naples, Florida that was featuring an ‘open to the public’ invitation … Continue reading

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New Year’s past.

Now that my New Year’s Column has been published, I guess its safe to put it on here. Sorry you don’t get to read it until after the paying customers but that’s the way the world works. My column for … Continue reading

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An attempt at a Christmas letter.

Again this year, Susie asked me to send Holiday greetings to our friends with E-mail accounts. As with last year, I still hesitate to do this, figuring our friends are at least worth the price of a Christmas Card and … Continue reading

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Bad breath blues.

On Thanksgiving day, I was on my way to my hometown and mulling over a subject for my weekly newspaper column. I was also worried about my breath since Susie had told me it smelled horribly. Of course, she has … Continue reading

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Yearly Tradition #31.

I just had my first whiskey and eggnog of the season. Somewhere during the last year we lost our bottle of whiskey and so I had to buy a new one. I used Early Times for the whiskey because it … Continue reading

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Ahhhh, what the hell??

In this week’s newspaper column, I spent some time bemoaning the loss of many Thanksgiving traditions, especially  the theme of family togetherness being replaced by crass commercialism in the form of Thanksgiving day retail shopping. Today is Friday and I spent part of … Continue reading

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The #1 World History Event in my lifetime.

For those of you who do not subscribe to the Mooresville, Martinsville or Loogootee, Indiana newspapers, I am attaching a copy of the text for my column for this week. The end of the world’s Camelot and the beginning of … Continue reading

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