My Father Died Happy

My new adopted sister, Roe, reminded me of a happy circumstance about my father's death.  He was a big Bonanza fan. In the first place he was cut from the same cloth as the dad of Little Joe and Hoss and the other guy.  Further, his name was...

JUST SO YOU KNOW...

I have adopted Roe as my little sister. If you have a beef with Roe You'll get grief from me. Just show me miles of smiles And we'll get along just fine.  ^_^

Featuring Funny Lyrics

A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that I'd finally found a song I'd been searching for for over fifty years. Just by googleing a line from it.   So now I've got the habit, looking up old songs with forgotten titles. Just a few rememberd words. ...

History, Now SS

History used to be taught in our schools.  Not now. A long time ago history meant fables turned into print.  You know, like George Washington and the cherry tree. By the beginning of the 20th century, it became reviewed and got to be all...

WHY WOMEN WIN...

I've figured out how. I'm sure it is a violation of the Constitution but then there is no constitution between men and women.  Instead there is tradition.  And tradition has it that men are guilty until proven innocent.  And usually they...

The BATTLE

Battles won, do not stay won, 'less someone is there to fight anew. The evil is the bottom line, Bringing thoughtless crimes To the things that man may do. Anyone can be charged with anything, by anyone.  It doesn't matter whether it...

A Favorite Cowboy Star

No, it wasn't Cowboy Bob, or whoever it was, Dennis the Menace's favorite. As one of the oldest Thoughsters, I'm speaking of a long time ago --  my day!  (wheeeow. That's a long time ago, but it doesn't seem long to me -- just yesterday.)  Before...

STEVE'S MINISAGA CHALLENGE

Girls couldn't throw. They COULD win arguments and color inside the lines.  She would say 'I love you."  I answered in kind, she demanded proof. I gave her my mittens. 'I'm just kidding, but you LOVE ME!'  I'd never let this happen again, trading...

POLYNESIAN AIR CONDITIONING

Fear not global warming.  Doesn't matter whether you are used to the heat or not.  Here's a trick that can keep you cool in a tent in the steamy Amazon forest. No need to be connected to the grid. Fun too.  First you gotta get naked.  Better if...

KITTY SAM

"I'm sorry your daughter's cat was lost," the caller was on the direct line to my broadcast. "I've got one your daughter might like,  I have a pedigreed Siamese kitty. Papers and all.  But she has had many misadventures, and is the runt of the...

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR

The sun no longer shone on the solarium of the house on South Catalina Street.  The 12 story apartment building next door prevented the morning sun coming through the stained glass windows.  At most, the noon sun would angle in through the skylight. ...

Random Yet

New! Not fixed yet, Who I am. Not sure yet, What I think. Not at all certain yet, What I will do. Nothing is written in stone. Escaped from the chrysalis Wondering who I will be? What gorgeous flowers there are, Their...