Monthly Archives: June 2011

Blog Respite

Brief respite from blogging…time for interior home renovations…preaching in Dallas…stay well all. Many of you have inquired about publication date for “Murder On Tillamook Bay.”  Have been told “It’s going to be soon, once the reader/editor finishes his work.” I … Continue reading

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One is a Lonely Number

From yesterday, the only word that has the vowels in their order, a,e,i.o,u:  facetious. For today: June 29, 2011 Her eyes beamed, the smile pushing contagion as she explained, I cannot even begin to tell you how happy I am. … Continue reading

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Vowels, in order, found in only one word…know it?

Does anyone have this answer?  Pretty sure I’m on target with this….but, will leave it to you to name it. What is the ONLY word in the English language that has the vowels in order? One word. A E I … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Flaws of Life

Some stories don’t need preachin’.  They speak for themselves.  Scott Willoughby, whom I’ve not met, writes outdoor articles for the Denver Post.  Yesterday he posted this experience.  It struck me that every one of us, at one time or another, … Continue reading

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My Version of Breakfast At Tiffany’s

We like to watch Food Channels…well, Diane introduced me to them…and I enjoy it as much as she, although she’s the one who takes notes on new recipes/meals.  Ah, how helpful it is to bring variety to my bbq cooking.  … Continue reading

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Are you kidding? Guess not.

At the end of his morning ESPN program, Colin Cowherd has a segment, “two for the road.”  They are normally incidents that push beyond the absurd, whatever the extension of that is.  One of them was in reference to the … Continue reading

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Sometimes, to paraphrase the common vernacular, “Life Happens.” This is a “huh?” blog.

I don’t have all the details.  Memory slips and slides.  But, accuracy isn’t necessary to secure the point. Happened in New Jersey at a high school.  Maybe it was New York. A high school, rather large with a strong football … Continue reading

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When Your Name Becomes a Verb

Here’s another, “Not sure it is a theory” department. Has to do with how people are regarded—i.e. what we remember the most? Have thought about that considerably—time in retirement to spend a little-more-time looking at the rear-view mirror.  Question goes … Continue reading

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A New Experience Buying Groceries

I couldn’t look the other way.  Even stopped my cart.  Remained silent, which was both polite and appropriate.  Never saw this before. Normally I look for good prices [well, most of the time] when shopping at my favorite grocery store. … Continue reading

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Food chain of personal regard

This is not a theory.  Nor will this be a crowd-pleasing blog.  No popularity contest here. What I offer has been marinating within me, say for longer than I can account.  Other than the trigger-point was in early 1972 in … Continue reading

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