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A little help here.

This morning, I turned on the television to get the weather from Al Roker on the Today show, one of those hard hitting morning news shows. I was treated to a segment on five things every Christmas party hostess should … Continue reading

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19 Degrees and dropping.

It’s Chili weather at the barn in Mooresville. I made a batch this morning using an old, secret family recipe. I wasn’t able to follow the instructions exactly because we didn’t have a full moon last night and on top … Continue reading

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Timesaver – Chapter 2

Some years back, I discovered that an ‘everything’ toasted bagel smothered in cream cheese and smoked salmon was a breakfast fit for a king. The were a couple of problems with this; the first being we did not have a … Continue reading

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road trip part three – smoke, smoke, smoke that cigarette.

This post really has nothing to do with cigarettes but it does have too do with smoke – Forest fire smoke. I only mentioned cigarettes because I had that old song in my head after I typed ‘smoke, smoke’. Our … Continue reading

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Sacramento’s Squeeze Inn.

One of Sacramento’s legendary burger joints is the squeeze inn. I had heard about the place from my late brother some years ago but we never had the chance to visit. Julie, Ron’s wife, told me that he loved taking … Continue reading

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sex education 101

Last week’s newspaper column included the word ‘anathema’, a new word for me. Well, It’s not new as in having never seen it before, I am pretty worldly, you know, but new in the sense that I have been looking … 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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And now comes the hard part.

For those of you who were not aware, I have been in the hospital since last tuesday awaiting surgery on my gallbladder but because I am on a bloodthinner due to my atrial fibrillation issues, I had to wait several … Continue reading

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Signs of impending old age – #34

My last column in June turned out to be a struggle for me to write. Most of the time, the nonsense seems to just flow from my psyche but for some reason, this one did not. It seemed jerky and … Continue reading

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The things I learn – #231.

This morning at breakfast, I learned, after 49 years, that my wife, Susie does not like the word ‘sop’ as in “Would you like a piece of toast to sop up that egg yellow?” After 49 years, she tells me … Continue reading

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