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 …

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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 …

The OLD MAN in the Keys, a developing digital book

For want of a title, I thought this was an appropriate one. I am OLD! and I am presently living in my motorhome in a campground in the Florida Keys and I have opinions about this place and the people who visit here. As I walk and drive around the Keys, I continue to wonder what …

Chicken Poop is still just Chicken Poop! No matter how you dress it up!

I remember, decades ago, when they carted this old guy out on national news for his unique hobby. He was obviously a simple farmer who was very uncomfortable with all of the attention he was getting. What this man had done was simple and elegant. He had a problem; He had worn his body out …

Remember a Dreamsicle? Before there was a thing called chemicals?

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. I would walk up to Deb's Place on a hot summer afternoon and lay my dime on the counter, that I could barely see over …

I shoulda Shot Him when I had the chance.

FLASHBACK! Late 1800's in the Wild Wild West! The Good guy, wearing all white leather and a large 10-gallon hat rode into town and tied his horse (named Hillary) in front of the local Saloon. He pushed his hat back and with silver spurs jingling he walked, slightly bow-legged into the Saloon. When he got …

The Original Children’s Spaghetti Song – On Top of Spaghetti

The Spaghetti Song The wife and I, along with a friend of ours were relaxing over a homemade Spaghetti dinner. The dinner consisted of Fettucini, homemade Tomato Sauce, all spiced up with fresh herbs, Italian style, with large succulent homemade meatballs and Pork ribs. Of course, a bottle of a good robust Red Wine was …

Horseshoe Crab Shell , A walk on a Beach in the Flats.

I am one of those Lucky people, living in the Tampa area, who has a friend that owns a Boat. And we are often invited to just go out onto the Tampa Bay and enjoy the water and the many small islands (keys) and beaches, with them. There were five of us on the boat …