“I can’t clean the gutters on the north side of the house because the hose doesn’t reach that far,” said Mike. He whittled his fall “To Do” list from a timber to a toothpick with gutter cleaning the remaining unchecked bullet point. If hose length impeded completion of the fall gutter-cleaning task, I’d remedy that… Continue reading Not Being Hosed
Varying from my practice of refrigerating tomatoes, led to interesting late night observations. While surfing the WEB I read an article that tomatoes should never be stored in the frig. Since the Internet advised it, it HAD to be true! So after shopping one evening, I left the beefsteak, on the vine, cherry, and grape… Continue reading The Nonsense Chronicles: Spying On Tomatoes
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
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
If you’re listless, get a list- any list. There’s nothing like a series of mini events (or better mini events with sub lists) to energize me. I have dozens of lists. Here are a few of the more interesting ones. List to Become a Successful Old Person The usual lineup for aging well are regular… Continue reading Feeling Listless? Get A List!