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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