Fly on the wall

f you could be a “fly on the wall” anywhere and at any time in history, where and when would you choose? Winston Churchill shows off his famous ‘siren suit’ to General Dwight… Continue reading

Party Animal?

Thanks to The Daily Prompt. At one time I  was a party animal.  That was especially the  case  when  I was a senior in college and living off campus in  an apartment with… Continue reading

No Place Like Home

It’s always very comforting to come back home. Either from a short trip or from  a long  vacation. Staying with  friends, family, or even  nice hotels  is nice  but  coming home… wonderful. I’ve… Continue reading

Lucinda Maria James

Lucy, as she was called, arrived in my life in late summer 1996 in Longmont Colorado. I had a small apartment and was in the process of leaving Colorado and  heading for Raleigh,… Continue reading

Thoughts are like arrows

Thoughts are like arrows: Once released they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim. Navajo proverb. This is a more elegant way of saying: Better… Continue reading


An earworm is a catchy piece of music that continually repeats through a person’s mind after it is no longer playing. Phrases used to describe an earworm include musical imagery repetition, involuntary musical imagery, and stuck song syndrome. Today the song… Continue reading

Far From Home

There was a  recent post on WordPress asking readers what is the  furthest from home you have ever been. I guess my answer would be around 7,648 miles. That would be at the… Continue reading

George Leon James

He was my father. He was your father-in-law, but loved you more as a daughter than as a daughter-in-law. He taught you how to make a pineapple upside down cake and a pot… Continue reading

Boss Man and Cat Daddy

I had the pleasure of taking Robert to his cancer treatments over a year before he passed away. At one time we went 10 consecutive days. You try and not become friends of… Continue reading

Walking Workout

was out walking 4.04 miles in 1h:17m:36s using Endomondo. via Endomondo Walking Workout. Well at least I was out in this humidity.

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