Monthly Archives: October 2014

Recipe for a goody bag

Just returned from Dollar Tree (yay, a real $1 store!) and will now spend the rest of the afternoon/evening making goody bags for Friday.

Seeing as this will be all I have planned (maybe peeking at the World Series and … Read the rest

Bag boy

It’s speculated that time is a circle; that if you go far enough into the future you come back to the past.  So often, the expression “circle of life” or “coming full circle” is used to connote the repetition of … Read the rest

When in doubt…

No need to shout; As long as eyes stout; You can find out

No need to fret; wipe away the wet; you’re sure to get; what you seek from the ‘net

For example, like me; I could no longer see; … Read the rest

…is like predicting the weather!

I love hosting parties.  Well, not exactly, I hate hosting parties.  Well, not exactly.  It’s both.

The time has arrived for my second big party of the year (the first being on my birthday).  Always these events start out the … Read the rest

Where am I?

Hey boys and girls!  Our word for today is:  colonoscopy!

For those youngsters out there, the word may not mean anything, other than sounding vaguely distasteful.  For you half-lifers (half your life lived by now), you already know you can … Read the rest

Return on investment

The stock market is not very friendly these days, pummeling both my active and retirement portfolios.  While still positive for the year, I’ve decided to shift my investing dollars into something with a better return…Halloween!

Normally, I wait until about … Read the rest

Out of pocket expenses

Part of the fun of being (sort of) retired and living in Florida is that I’ve been able to change my wardrobe, with the accent on comfortable.

The biggest addition was a batch of shorts I purchased upon my (sort … Read the rest

Called on the carpet

There are numerous advantages to living alone; I’ve certainly gone over a few in previous posts.

One of those that played out today is how clean it is not to have kids, pets or just about anything else in the … Read the rest

Merry Melodies

When I was little, the cartoons were quite different from today.  Without getting into a debate over which cartoons were “better”, I’ll just say that among my favorites was “Merry Melodies”, which was a Warner Brothers creation.

Often, the ‘toons … Read the rest