PAINS OF DEAFNESS

  I am just beginning to feel the pain of deafness. I have been growing deaf for a long time but i'm only just beginning to really feel it. I felt pangs of it back when my children were all in highschool and my wife was teaching at that same high...

REPUBLICANS VOWING TO LOSE

  Why, when certainly victory was promised? Why do they want to lose? It is one of those age-old mysteries in politics. They snatch defeat from the jaws of certain victory.   Why are they shouting that Obama cannot be defeated? Or do they...

CHICK FLICK???

  I was caught last night watching “A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN”  and teased about watcing a 'chick flick.'   “A chick flick? A CHICK FLICK!! This is a BaseBall story. Pure and simple. There are some chicks in it and there's a story of two sisters...

`ww ll - THE WAR EFFORT

  You know about GI Joe and Rosie the riveter. But Everyone was involved, even the children. It was a year in, year out effort. All out effort for everyone. The years were so long for a child. We grew tired but we kept on slugging, because GI Joe...

SMALLER is BETTER

  I was listening to some commercial for chocolate dipped strawberries. The announcer said “These are the biggest strawberries you will ever see. They a dipped in dark and milk chocolate coating. So flavorful.”   Even if they ARE good, if I...

GETTING READY -- ANOTHER TRAP

GETTING READY – ANOTHER TRAP     I forgot to mention this in my 'getting ready' blog, and it is one of the biggest threats we face. When hyperinflation startes and we are reduced to raising our own food to survive, there is another trap...

CHRISTMAS BLUES? PHOOY!

  I'm sorry it makes many people blue. I don't really see why it does. I get that warm fuzzy feeling every year at this time. The Christmas season is the most wonderful time of the year, as some song says.   I like it if it is a white...

GETTING READY....

To those who asked,   Think about it. When the world has lost the dollar, the pound, the yen, when there is no more faith in the currency, who has the wealth. It is not the guy with the gold or silver. Thats just another name for currency. It...

IF IT HAPPENS TOMORROW, ARE YOU READY?

  IT! -- A GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN.   Can you self sustain for 40 days, 80 days, 365 days? Or more?   It will be sudden, It will be quick. It will spread to every country. IT WON'T BE PRETTY. It will get worse, not better as the worlds...

CAKE WALK

This is so long ago it counts as Ancient History.   I don't know if this was generally experienced all over the country, or if it was unique to our school. Our school held Cake Walks and other means to raise funds for items the school board...

No STREETCAH

  His badge said he was the streetcar starter. The man was irritated at my question. He'd been asked this too many times:   “Ain't no cah by that name. No Desiah cah. Go it? You want Desiah Street, ya catch the bus ovah theah at Bour-bun and...

YOUNG MAN ALONE -- Part 67

Geechee (am) spoke hyeah'   Charlie and I were in agreement. Godfrey was a nice guy, an interesting guy. We didn't much mind about his sexual preferences as long as they didn't intrude in our tri-partite friendship. These were not politically...

'BILL AND I' or 'BILL AND ME'???

  There is a simple rule, much more simple than the ones the teachers tried to get us to learn. None of that bullsh*t jargon of objective case they tried on us.   It ain't hard, folks. It's easy as pie to know when to use “me” or...