My great grandfather

He was a horse trader, mule trader and a cow trader, buying and selling herds. Don't think thief, he was just kind of tricky if he was challenged.  And one other trader tried to box with him.  He agreed to buy from my great grand father but wanted no...

Gonna DOT IT with a Hammer

It was a favorite expression of mine when I was about three years old.  It lingers and will come out now and then.  Like lately ...when I look in the mirror.   My mirror is not doing it's job.  It does not present the picture of me that I want. ...

Being in LOVE With LOVE is WEIRD

But I think I always was.  Young and old.  Still in love with love.  SUPER Weird!   Greunie was the first to put it in a short, memorable phrase:  "Flaunt your weird,"  I understood the idea and phrased it "Celebrate your weird."  I don't...

"FIFTY SHADES OF .. Ho HUMM" ~ What else is new?

I don't begrudge the author her 15 minutes of fame. Make it 45 minutes or a year.  Fine with me.  But this is not a 21st Century phenominon.  Its been going on for years and years. For all of recorded history, I'm sure.   Like most other...

Update on My Great Grand Son

A six week premie, he is now fine and dandy.  They did put him in an incubator for his first week but he is out now in the regular nursery.  My Granddaighter is at home but goes to the hospital to spend the day with her child. They have indicated they...

The INTERNET is Emploding!!!

They are making it so easy for us that I can no longer sign in properly. I try to sign in where there is a remember me check box.  It doesn't even show in the first sign in that is offered. You have to skip that and go to the next offering. That no...

Challenge for PASTORMIKE

PM is the right one to answer this, he is very good with his research.  Nursery rhymes often start with news items or rumors about the royal family or sometimes famous crimes.  There are two that sound like they might be criminal in their beginnings. ...

A trash bag swollowing itself?

There is only one bag left in the carton.  You take it out. the carton is now trash, You wad that up and throw it in the trash bag. Does this not remind you of the legendary snake that swollows itself?

HAS THIS EVER HAPPEND TO YOU?

You are alone.  It is night.  You are listening to music, reading a book or watching an old movie.  Something causes you to look up. You look over at the door half opened into the next room.   The door is moving ever so slowly.   There!  ...

Hollow Back Horse

I was only at Lackland Air Fore Base for three and  half weeks of Basic training,  I was in a squadron that had a lot of Navy retreads who signed for their next hitch in tht Air Force.  I knew drill and had learned a lot in military school, knew the...