Tag Archives: funny

And There Sits My Laptop.

But men are men; the best sometimes forget.~William Shakespeare Leaving My Virtual Self At Home. We went away again this week… My wife is a teacher so we take advantage of the summers off to visit family and take mini vacations. I packed up my clothes, books, vitamins, notebooks and drawing pads… Even my colored […]

Make The Real World Aware Of Your Blog.

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience’s attention, then he can teach his lesson.~John Henrik Clarke Saturday is our out and about day. We visit our friends at the retirement community, have lunch and usually do some thrift shopping. It was in a thrift store that I ran into a […]

Flying Away And Back Again.

Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.~Leonardo da Vinci Flying Away We spent this weekend in Orlando, Florida. My daughter, who is now living with me, went to visit her mother who now […]

Annnnd… We’re Back!

When my dad was badly weakened by the flu and my mom wanted to call an ambulance to take him to the emergency room, he wouldn’t go unless he could shave first and change into a nice shirt and a pair of slacks.~Rich Lowry This is the first time in eight days I’ve been able […]

Why Must Someone Always Be “Right”?

We all have private ails. The troublemakers are they who need public cures for their private ails.~Eric Hoffer  I try to provide an atmosphere here on my blog that’s welcoming for everyone. While I hold certain beliefs I feel others are entitled to their own. I’m proud to have readers from all over the world, […]

Monkey Mayhem.

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.~Albert Camus This weekend we went to Ravine Gardens, In Palatka, Florida. The warm weather has come early to North Florida, and we enjoyed it Saturday. All the plants are starting to bloom early… This is both good and bad. […]

Make Time For Rest.

Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to what they want to do.~Kathleen Winsor Doug and I have been taking a break of sorts over the past week. We’ve been doing less with the blog and putting our efforts towards developing […]

A CAT-alog Of Fuzzy Happenings.

‘But I don’t want to go among mad people,’ said Alice. ‘Oh, you can’t help that,’ said the cat. ‘We’re all mad here.~ Lewis Carroll My daughter moved in with me full time a few weeks ago, and brought two more cats with her. I couldn’t tell her no, but now we have five… Doug […]

Snow In Paradise.

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin The last time I saw snow in Florida was in 1987… I didn’t live in the Sunshine State yet- we were visiting from the snowbound […]

MMM… I Smell Roasting Chicken.

Electricity is really just organized lightning.~ George Carlin It’s been cold here in Florida, dipping below the freezing point at night. Our six chickens sleep in a pen I built in an outbuilding on our property. On cold nights I go out and plug in a little heater for them… Last night it was cold, […]