Man in a Box – 1 – Just an Old Man who doesn’t fit any mold.

MAN in a BOX - 1 - Commentary from an aged perspective. First of all, let me say this; I am not a Conservative, nor am I a Liberal, and I damned well have not committed to any political party .... so far! But each day, as I drink my morning Coffee and watch the …

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Content with the NOW!

I was  reading something this morning that struck me a meaningful; and as I worked on a manuscript through the day my mind kept coming back to it. Finally, after mulling it over for a few hours, I thought I should share my feelings here.   Like so many people I know and have known …

Lynchburg Virginia, A short Walk on Main Street

Lynchburg, is it just another Southern university town? Lynchburg Virginia is actually just another small town in the South that is searching for an identity and a path for it's future growth. It's even a little funny, when you think about it, but many of the local residents have kept their head in the sand …

Sure, It’s COLD up NORTH, but ……

Cold means something different to a Floridian. OK, don't get mad ...... yet. You haven't even read my opening sentence! Let me explain. I now live in Florida, south of Tampa and in a normal Winter, we just don't get cold. Not Cold like it was in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in …

My First SANDLOT Baseball Game, Life in the Fifties.

I remember my first Baseball game. It was finally Summer, and school had only been out for a week or so. At that time my Mom had gotten a  Summer job at the Craddock & Terry Shoe Company to help "make ends meet", and she worked weekdays from 7:30 to 4:00. If you add the …

A Kiss is just a Kiss – reflections from another generation.

A KISS is Just a KISS - thoughts from a Classic Movie during the horrors and inequities of Wartime The Pains inflicted during WWII In those years of the second World War, the world wasn't just involved in a military conflict. Rather, I say it was involved in a war of ideals. These were such …

To Cloud or Not to Cloud?

These days, as we become more and more dependent on Smart Phones and other communication devices, we see more references to storing our data on that strange thing called "The CLOUD". So, here is an explanation for the common man about just what a "CLOUD" happens to be, as well as some suggestions on how …

My Best Cheeseburger! Ever!

  Go Back in Time. Go Back in Time to the days when you stopped at a roadhouse restaurant rather than a fast food chain outlet for a meal. Do you remember Your Best Cheeseburger, Ever? OK, that question, by itself, should have brought a smile to your face, and sent your brain scrambling back …

Scoville Ratings for Hot Peppers

I was in a conversation a few days ago and someone asked me which pepper was hotter than another. There is a definitive comparison chart available called the Scoville Rating which lists hot peppers from around the world in comparative BTU strengths. I remembered that I had written a post a while back about this …

Sometimes you just need to press SHUFFLE!

I walked outside my RV earlier and stretched out in my chair. I set my iPhone on the plastic table beside me and set it to run one of my playlists, specifically the one I call MY MUSIC -1. I only have one MY MUSIC playlist so the list number itself is kind of dumb. …

RamblingDon – It’s MY Turn to live MY Lifestyle

I have a few hundred articles on HubPages, which is a writer's site designed for my fellow writers and I to exhibit our works. Recently, I started a series of articles focused on my wife and my lifestyle of traveling in our RV. I will also include our opinions and comments on not only the …