D day for me

I leave for Hospital in just an hours time,  We are going to try to save the leg unless the doctor says no, based on his latestests.  Thank all of you for your wishes and prayers and healing thoughts.  I hope to be back to say "Hello" very soon,

STILL FEELING OLD ACCIDENT

my knee itches and i scratch at it, and keep scratching as the itch continues. in a few minutes I get encased, dried sand.   17 years ago, I tripped and fell of he end of a loading dock, landing on my hands and knees,  Knees were badly skinned,...

A million zillion ME's floating around

I look down at my arm lying in the sunlight on the window sill. I see coutless  hundreds of microscopically tiny bits of me, rising in the air to float away in space.  they fill the air,   Suppose they contain DNA and perhaps something that is...

i'll be Darned

Quick update, I'm feeling fine but rather tired of being crippiled.  Now on to the news,   Surprising to me, we've made it almost through with 2013.  No planit x, no crashing economy from our prolifigate spending yet, We are about to find out...

DAYS ARE GETTING LONGER, SPRING ON ITS WAY

Did I say it FIRST, this year,  I hope I did.  Want my otimist merit badge.   Yeah, it's not by much yet,  Just two or three seconds difference, but it is a move in the right direction, Spring will be here eventually. We've turned the corner and...

a PAUSE in SUNDAY FUNNIES

I did not plan this:  leg surgery or amputation.  I also didn't know my computer would crash.  I'm now using Chromebook and trying out all its many drawing programs.  So far I haven found a simple one such as the Windows 7 Paint program that I had...

CHRISTMAS NEARLY OVER

GIFTS unwrapped, garments hung in closit and new books put on shelves. I've seem my two favorite xmas movies now.  Wonderful Life, and Christmas Story. I've one to go, but it is on youtube and I may wait till tomorrow to watch it i feel propriatary...

Wonderful EXTRORDINARY News (Atten: Nino)

Pia is alive and well!  Pia is what I called her in our story,  Nino and I know her real name. My first girlfriend as an adult, She was a little older than I, that was more of a problem for her than it was for me. I had guessed she was dead.  We...

My TRUE Status

I am about to lose a leg or my life in the next few hours.  A sudden blockage in the artery has crippled me for he past week.  The options are this:  Lose the leg from the hip bone down. (notmuch chance of learning to walk again) or save the leg but...

POLITICAL CORECTNESS is not PC

It is getting so we are afraid to say "Merry Christmas," instead we opt for "Happy Holidays,"   Let's face it squarely, If I say Good Morning to you, I am not selling Goodness, or Holsomeness to you,  I am certainly not trying to sell MORNING to...

GLASS BETWEEN

(This story is derivitave, and I don't know who to attribute it to. It was a story in one of the scifi magazines in the 1950s. This is not the same story but it is based on the same idea that the original author used in his story.) The old inventor...

"FREEDLE ADDLE BIDDLE? ... SOLD!"

Huh?  Wha'd he say?  How much asking? How much did he get? Some auction houses havd always  been famous for it,  Raw tobacco sales, Cattle sales.  I have been told there are some people who can make out what they are saying, but I doubt it. "Hey...

"Mighty Purrty, boys. Mighty Purty"

When I was a lad, you couold have gone a lifetime without knowing the proper pronunciation, if you listend to country western shows. I also listend to big bands too but thier pronuciation seemed stiff an put on. Oh some of the big time announcers...

SEDUCTION In Second

    When I saw this title from a year and a half ago, I didn't recognize it. I had to get half way through it to remember who I was talking about in the story. But like the style I was  using here.  I think I will try to do more with it in the...

TERRIBLE CONFESSION OF ILLICIT LOVE

  It's been almost five years ago that I joined Thoughts. I had this terrible thing eating away at me. An unfortunate, illicit love affair. It is why I joined Thoughts. I thought I could make friends here and finally open my shameful heart and get...

HOORAY! i think...?

My Christmas shopping is all done, It has to be.  I'm out of money and my cards are maxed.  No more late shopping.   Thats the good news, the bad news is I'm broke, till January. No egg nog, but there is plenty of everything in the house.  I shall...

TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY...

Assuming you wait till Christmas morning to open presents, two weeks from right now you'll be cleaning  up the mess of torn tissue paper and vacuuming up torn to ribbons ribbons, and thinking about what you want to eat for Christmas dinner.  Are you...

Elmer Davis MISSED This One

      Thinking this past weekend, about the start of World War Two, I started remembering all the things we did, and all the things we had to do without during that war.   Elmer Davis, a CBS newsman, was head of the Wartime...