Monthly Archives: June 2011

The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

“Don’t ever become a pessimist, Ira; a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun–and neither can stop the march of events.” –Robert Heinlein   Chicken Little and Foxy Locksey I aspire to be an … Continue reading

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Shades of White

When I was part-owner of a construction company, we did most of our work with civil or structural engineers and a little work with architects.  Architects, we joked, were people who could name at least 50 shades of white, distinguish the … Continue reading

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I love a vacation!

No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell. — Jewish Proverb I start my vacation on Friday, July 1.  From the 1st to the 4th Bob and I are going to Huntsville State Park.  His son, Drew, … Continue reading

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The Three Sisters

According to the World Health Organization, I have a 13% chance of being an alcoholic.  If there are 7 people reading this blog, I’m standing in as the alcoholic in the group.  I have a lower chance-10%- of being left … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert:  Bambi’s dad died in the making of this food. I have rarely met a food I didn’t like and/or couldn’t eat.  Brussels sprouts is the lone exception and I detest them.  Have  you ever noticed how people are … Continue reading

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How do you like them tomatoes?

  “To kill, you must know your enemy, and in this case my enemy is a varmint. And a varmint will never quit – ever. They’re like the Viet Cong – Varmint Cong. So you have to lie back on … Continue reading

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I started doing Facebook because Nina and Savanna do Facebook.  I love reading what they are thinking and doing.  But I’m a prowler and, until I started this blog, didn’t share on a consistent basis-I was just reading everybody else’s shares and … Continue reading

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Seventy-five percent of our planet is water – can you swim?

I don’t remember learning how to swim.  I was one of those little kids who just jumps into the swimming pool to see what happens so our dad taught me out of self preservation.  (I think our mother would have killed us both if … Continue reading

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Hoping for Power Rangers

The Christmas that Jack turned 6, Georgie was in Florida and couldn’t come home.  She carefully packaged our gifts and mailed them to us early enough for the big morning.  Jack was ecstatic, thinking about what Georgie had gotten for him.   … Continue reading

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Hoping for Power Rangers

Hoping for Power Rangers.

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