Johnny Cash walked it, Texans danced it, and Donald Trump crossed it. The above lines refer to Cash’s lifestyle, "Achy Breaky Heart" choreography, and Donald’s policies. Since I prefer rock music, can’t dance well, and am a Democrat I find all of these lines annoying. Almost as annoying as the lines I stood in during… Continue reading Dropping A Few Lines About Lines
Change dragged me by the ear, kicking and screaming, from present familiar situation to vague new future situation. My attempts at tiptoeing around this sleeping Cyclops of Change failed miserably. In spite of every avoidance measure taken, the Cyclops awakened, scooped me up, and thrusted me into the unknown. He set me down among the… Continue reading Bah Humbug Bread
Four research articles, one quiz and three eyeglass vendors, later I purchased my latest specs. Since I wear glasses for all my waking hours (and some of my sleeping hours since I doze off wearing them) choosing frames biennially meant I lived with my decision for two years. That’s longer than some relationships - just… Continue reading Eyeglass Pilgrimage
Thank you very much, world! Thank you for a clever son, a funny brother, and a fiancé who tracks down unique recipes and whips them up for me! (Poblano Pepper Soup is my latest favorite.) Thank you for extended family, long time friends, and doodle dogs that keep life interesting! Thank you for sound health,… Continue reading Small Things In Life Deserve A Big Thank You, Too!
Julie Andrew’s character, Maria, belted out her favorite things in “The Sound of Music.” Her dozen plus favs ranged from kitten whiskers to strudels that are either free or relatively cheap. (Although I think nowadays there are online pastries that could rack up a considerable amount of reward points.) Oprah on the other hand doesn’t… Continue reading My Favorite (Not Things) But Moments