Tag Archives: Getting older

The magic or curse of a comb over

Warning: For all you hair challenged men out there like me, if you comb-over this post might hurt your feelings.  When I was a kid, I had long, luscious, thick, wavy black hair. I got to admit, when I look … Continue reading

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When the cat is away the mouse goes to bed early

I love cheap frozen pizza. Honestly, I love any kind of pizza, but when my wife is out-of-town I always eat a frozen pizza and buy a six-pack of really good beer. I realize it is not good for me, … Continue reading

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The curse of yard work

I love being outdoors. Well let me back-up, I love being outdoors when I am doing something that I enjoy doing and that list has grown a lot shorter as my years have grown longer. I have a big yard. … Continue reading

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Seconds-Minutes-Hours-Days

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” –  Mark Twain What is a year? Broken down it is 31,536,000 seconds, 525,600 minutes, 8,760 hours, 365 days. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Picking our battles

“Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right”. – Unknown My Mother was a first grade teacher for almost thirty years. If you do the math, considering a class size of twenty or so kids each … Continue reading

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Ready or not here I come-2017

“Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.” – Groucho Marx I will be fifty-six when the new year arrives. Fifty-six, four years away from, sigh sixty. I realize sixty is just a number but it is also two times … Continue reading

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Lyrical Saturday – 6/11/16

John Mayer-Stop this train No, I’m not color blind I know the world is black and white I try to keep an open mind But I just can’t sleep on this, tonight Stop this train I want to get off … Continue reading

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