CoVid-19 and being a Three Time Loser

I actually hope this article will become “Old News” very quickly. I call myself a 3-time Loser, not because I have a history of criminal convictions, but rather because I have a number of Health Issues that make me more susceptible to catching colds, the latest Flu, and other infectious diseases. And, to top these […]

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Relatives, Sorting Them Out

It’s the Rare person who has Relatives who are all shining examples of the greatness of humanity. In my Youth, I had so many relatives around me that I believed such constant appearances of mine at our home was the norm for everyone. Eventually, I learned that I was living a life of exception, and […]

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Blood Pressure versus Coffee

I have high Blood Pressure! It’s just a fact of life for me I guess, considering I have been on Beta-Blockers for over three decades now. My Reasoning; Even if I were able to isolate myself from the growing number of idiots who dominate the news networks, and even if the government lowered my taxes […]


Remember the Dreamsicle? Probable the best frozen concoction ever.

  I had a Dreamsicle the other day. And it was good. You know what a Dreamsicle is of course, but what I’m talking about is the Dreamsicle of my youth. When I was a kid, I would walk up to the local family store called Deb’s Place on many a hot summer afternoon and […]

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Riding a Diabetic High.

A Diabetic HIGH! I am a Type-2 Diabetic and there are many of us going through our daily lives trying to control the vagaries if this insidious disease. We’re right there , probably sitting in that cubicle beside you, trying to get through our day, as our pancreas/Liver/ whatever else swing through their daily jobs […]

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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 […]

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Some Days You Just Don’t Give a Damn!

Some Days, You Just Don’t Give a Damn! One of the first signs to me that I am in a bad mood is when I find myself staring through my TV screen or newspaper, and not at it. You know what I mean, when you have the daily world news playing on the TV and […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Things to Ponder today?

I am a Ponderer! OK, it may not be a real word, and even I know it’s will never make it as a popular vocation. But, I’m a ponderer and I do ponder things. OFTEN! Here is what happened to my Ponder List for today; 1- Watch the political news?    Decision? No, too phony […]

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Things you think about in the KEYS on the last day of MAY

I’m just doing a little “free-association” writing here. Here are some of the things you think about when you are living in the Florida Keys when you realize it’s the last day of May and Summer is really here; This the first day of the Hurricane Season, so for some reason, whenever the news people […]

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To my fellow Veterans!

Memorial Day does strange things to my emotions. I spend most of the day on an emotional roller-coaster. I feel sad one moment and just a minute later I am one proud SOB. It’s the memories, you see!