Following yesterday’s chat about the high costs of home repair, we now jaunt off to that other favorite confection of modern homes – the HOA, or Homeowner’s Association.
Once again, I won’t take this time to bemoan the dunderhead things … Read the rest
Sunday was nieceling day.
A previously rescheduled visit to Miami’s newly reborn Museum of Science ended up occurring on elder nieceling’s birthday.
The original trip was an idea by younger nieceling, who asked me if I was interested and also … Read the rest
Conflate – to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.
As in, I’m about to conflate several post references to a conclusion and an inanity.
To start off, several posts ago I mentioned my … Read the rest
A typical call between my Dad and I often starts off like this:
“Good Afternoon! Getting much rain today?”
“Hi Dad! Tons! How about you?”
“Not a drop.”
Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but don’t let that fool you, … Read the rest
Or, I wonder how many post titles he can come up with using the word “wonder”.
Moving on from my youth, my teen years were marked by a life-changing event: I was now old enough to become gainfully employed.
Of … Read the rest
Which can also be read as “I wonder how he got to be like that”.
In the first installment of my series of self-reflective posts about how I’ve led an interesting life after all, we begin at the beginning.
It’s … Read the rest
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
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
Too long have I played the role of the mastered. No longer. Now, I am the master.
I have allowed the preternatural cold air lingering in South Florida to imprison me in my domicile. Eliminating from me that pristine time … Read the rest
Winter was coming, but now it’s going.
Almost, but not quite.
It’s still not quite warm enough for me to go back to my pre-dawn walks, but it has at least gotten to the point that I can venture out … Read the rest