About BUGS and stuff.

Years ago, still married then, our credit card debt had gone through the roof and headed Mars-ward. We decided to take on a paper route - 518 customers - many had to be collected from.  I knew the VW bus couldn't handle it and besides it was a bitch in...

QUESTIONS--QUESTIONS

Age old question.... or is it Old Age questions? I go out to the garage-workshop, my hands ready to pick something up. I get there and then wonder -- Why am I here?  What did I come out here for? If it is the kitchen I know it must be food. ...

A Bug In My Ear

Is anything more maddening than getting a bug in your ear.  Especially one that doesn't give up the ghost and play dead.  It is probably no more than a gnat and I'd feel silly going to the doctor over a gnat in the ear.  And yet???  I'm about to go...

First Canada Geese

We are on the flyway south.  But isn't this early for the geese to be migrating south?  I love to see the geese in their flights and sometimes they pause for a few days, sometime even spend a long fall here.   Maybe it has something to do with...

A Debt of Honor

Most of my debts are paid off.   One remains, a debt of honor. a promise to a weary old man, an aging, unsung HERO.   Thanks to another Thoughts blogger the old promise will be paid off, if not by me, then he is taking it over.  An old Danish Sea...

Witnessing a Killing

   The bar was on 44th Street, halfway between Times Square and 6th. (Don't come at me about Avenue of the Americas, It will always be 6th.)  I think the bar was called "Down Mexico Way" or something like that.     I never saw any Mexicans in...