Monthly Archives: April 2017

Red skies at night

Apologies to all you Fixx and 80’s music fans, but this is about the original “red skies at night”, as in the old sailor’s adage:

Red skies at night, Sailor’s delight

Red skies at morning, Sailors take warning

On the … Read the rest

Addle-brained

I always thought I would have more time.

It was inevitable, of course, but still, I thought it wouldn’t be for a while.

But, there it is. No sense weeping or whining. Time to face up to the facts and … Read the rest

Back in the swing?

So here’s a funny situation for you: retired man, physically capable, time and money on his hands, lives in South Florida…

…and doesn’t play golf.

Yes, I know, it’s as if the very laws of science and nature are breaking … Read the rest

I should have been a bug

Little did I know when I penned the amorous adventures of Jeremy with the Queen Ant that I would one day be the subject of life imitating art.

I’ve always been on good terms with insects. We get along well. … Read the rest

Serendipitous

Or, how I love it when a plan comes together.

Sometimes, things just work out for the better and the pieces fall into place, through simple good fortune. Such was my week as a non-hermit.

As we all know, I … Read the rest