Monthly Archives: December 2017

AND HAPPY NEW YEAR, TOO

Holidays are a lot of different things to people. Celebration, relaxation, family, food, friendship, sadness, laughter, loneliness, travel, religion, children, grandparents, shopping, gifts, and joy. For me, it is many of those things and more, but what it is not … Continue reading

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“HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, AND TO ALL A GOOD-NIGHT!”


NOTE: This week this blog will present something a bit different; stories and poems celebrating the week before Christmas. Like many retired persons, I clearly remember reading these four tales. Please share them, and even read them aloud. Happy holidays! … Continue reading

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A PERFECT REPLY, MAYBE THE BEST EVER

NOTE: This week this blog will present something a bit different; stories and poems celebrating the week before Christmas. Like many retired persons, I clearly remember reading these four tales. Please share them, and even read them aloud. Happy holidays! … Continue reading

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COULD IT BE SANTA?

NOTE: This week this blog will present something a bit different; stories and poems celebrating the week before Christmas. Like many retired persons, I clearly remember reading these four tales. Three are famous. One is a story in which most … Continue reading

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MATCHES AND MIRACLES

NOTE: For the next four days this blog will present something a bit different; stories and poems celebrating the week before Christmas. Like many retired persons, I clearly remember reading these four tales. Three are famous. One is a story … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A WEEKEND?

NOTE: The presentation of entertainment and poignant knowledge doesn’t change the world, but it does provide a little inspiration and a brief respite from a world that often needs a little changing. This blog always takes a three-day weekend. Why? … Continue reading

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WHAT’S WITH ALL THESE LIGHTS?

So here’s what this blog is. A little wisdom. A little whimsy. A little pathos. A little whatever. Nothing necessarily special, although it’s often the nothing necessarily special which is the most interesting part. And all of it scribbled from … Continue reading

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SHE WAS THERE ALL ALONG

NOTE: The goodness of retirement is the joy of being able to do nothing. But the nothing we do is really the something that is our lives. This blog is an attempt to comment on that nothing that is something. … Continue reading

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BE CRAFTY, BUT BE NICE ABOUT IT

NOTE: The seconds, minutes, hours, and days of retirement are often filled with the minutiae of “nil.” That feeling of less responsibility, more leisure, and a lot of hardly anything is both positive and negative. This blog attempts to paint … Continue reading

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THE COMPETITIVE HOLIDAY SPIRIT…A “PARABLE”

THIS BLOG: A little wisdom. A little whimsy. A little pathos. A little whatever. Nothing necessarily special, although it’s often the nothing necessarily special which is the most interesting part. And all of it scribbled from the point-of-view of a … Continue reading

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