Category Archives: Daily Life

Memorably Speaking: Vacations?

The challenge inspiring this piece was to describe my most memorable vacation. At first, I bypassed the thought as I had many other prompts to spur me and hundreds of other bloggers to publish something. I’ve had so many great … Continue reading

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Monday Musings: Beep This

The wonderful world of Baby Boomers can be a surprise, a minute or so boring; some pray to be called to the place prepared for them. John 14:2 I’m not part of the second group. I’ll go when it’s my … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Speaking of Names

My web muse hit me and a bunch of other folks with a new question recently: “If you had to change your name, what would your new name be?” I don’t know about the other folks, but I had no … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Possessions

Okay! The question of the day that was supposed to pique my interest and inspire me to write was: What personal belongings do you hold most dear? My first thoughts on this were, to a degree, unprintable in a polite … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Arguing Perceptions

I love social media as much as I hate social media. Talk about a love/hate relationship. How could you not love keeping up with old friends from distant lands and ages past? Yes, it was fun decades ago to wait … Continue reading

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A Question of Involvement

Ah, another week, another writing challenge. Yes, my little online muse touched another nerve recently. At first glance, the prompt was simple enough, “What do you do to be involved in the community?” My mind races when I read something … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: One Hazy Night

Being a street cop in Denton, Texas, in the 1970s was quite an experience in some ways. In the late 1960s, if I remember correctly, Denton became known as the party capital of North Texas. That reputation was partially due … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Artificially Speaking

Recently, Artificial Intelligence has been a huge topic of conversation in some circles. This appears to result from the awakening sense of wonder, awe, and dread concerning the fantastic advances in Information Technology. Yes, just a few decades ago, the … Continue reading

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Milestones and End Games

How do you measure and evaluate your life? Do you set milestones or look back and acknowledge them? Do you count the years? Do you count successes or failures? Perhaps you count the blessings, hopefully, of children or loved ones. … Continue reading

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Memory Lane: Alaska or ICU?

In case you are not a regular here, my life recently has been quite exciting or frightening, if you prefer. From a near-crippling back injury a year ago to an early morning ambulance ride to the emergency room a few … Continue reading

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