Category Archives: life & love

West Side Story

I don’t like musicals. I like the music in many of them, but I just can’t appreciate singing and dancing through a visual medium. West Side Story included. My wife, however, loved musicals. She went to see West Side Story … Continue reading

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Words Matter

I don’t usually comment on national issues. It’s not that I don’t have opinions, it’s because they are just that … opinions, based on information I’ve gathered. As we used to say, GIGO — garbage in, garbage out– and I’m … Continue reading

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Aug. 1

Holy Moly! Aug. 1 already? Where has theĀ  year gone? Last time I blinked it was February. I reflected on the rapidly racing days this morning as I changed all three slugs on my perpetual calendar. In just 20 days, … Continue reading

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Save! Save! Save!

Isn’t it ironic that just about every auto insurance pitch will save you money. I mean, the pitches can’t all be true and, let’s face it, a lot depends on where you live, what kind of car(s) you drive and … Continue reading

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… But Green Is My Favorite Color

I think I’ve been behaving myself, healthwise. My A1C is down almost two points. I’ve shaved about 40 pounds or so. I sleep soundly despite some apnea. I only take four prescription drugs {plus a bunch of supplements}. Not too … Continue reading

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Wanderlust

I have a confession. My soul is restless. I woke up the other day simulating shifting gears as I drove down an open highway. On a recent trip to Bangor the sunroof was wide open and the radio blaring. I … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fireworks

Happy Birthday America! I was thinking about how I celebrated Independence Day through the decades. I remember the celebration being the kickoff to summer vacations — sneaking an extra day. Parades were always part of the day. Barbecues immediately come … Continue reading

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