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The life so short, the craft so long to learn. That’s a quote from Chaucer. (You know the father of English Literature) There are lots of quotes. I’ve said a bunch of them. Over the past 30 years, I’ve read all sorts of things like that. I ju…

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Sunday mornings I sit on my back porch and have my coffee. I get up early enough to hear all the birds awakening to fulling the air with their…

I bet you’ve heard of the Werewolves of London. The movie or the song has come across your mind. Well there is something else that is in Londo…

When is a jar more than jar? When it looks like a Mason jar. I came across an article in the Summer 2019 edition of Azalea magazine. The vesse…

Over the years I’ve had lots of friends that were Highway Patrolmen or policemen or sheriff’s deputies. During those years they had all sorts …

I came across an online quiz from Hitchcock Farms. The farm conducted a nationwide survey to see what people know about fruits and veggies. Ac…

I just got back from Merry Old England. Went over there for my 45th wedding anniversary. (More on that later.) Mostly we were in London. That’…

I hope everyone that loves food enjoys my rants about it. Food to me is an adventure. At present I’m reading a book about insects and which on…

It’s Jimmy Buffett time again. I try to go see his show any time that he is close by. I’ve been to Charleston, Charlotte, Atlanta and now Oran…

Blessed with two beautiful children, now 16 and 21 years old, this approaching Mother’s Day brings many reasons for me to pause and thank my L…

Did it again! Went down to Florida and flew Crazy Horse. Not Crazy Horse the nightclub, Crazy Horse the P-51 Mustang fighter plane. Wow, what …

Last week I was prescribed something that treats ulcers. I refuse to believe I have an ulcer but since I had a flaming cauldron in the pit of …

The best sleep I ever had was probably on an eight foot slab of a table. I used a seat pack parachute for a pillow. When I went out to the air…

I got to be a hippie recenlty. Each year Graham’s Historic Farms in Lake City plays host to Hippie Fest and they celebrate “peace, love and al…

I got to go to the annual fish supper. Some of my friends have been going on a fishing trip in the spring for the past 20 years. At least I th…

You know it’s spring when Little League has its opening day. Lush green fields groomed by the director and his crew welcome hundreds of youngs…

In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing th…

The official name is Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour. Sir Elton John is doing his final tour. You’ve heard that before. This is the last time …

Apparently baking takes the blues away. Maybe that’s why you rarely see an angry cook. Remember the chef on TV who espoused the healthy virtue…

Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina? Bright daylight gave way to shadows, which then gave way to …

I have a friend that says his ex-wife has a heart made of coal and he doubts she ever had a soul. Not sure if that is true about the coal but …

It was a terrible storm. Wind and rain has caused millions of dollars worth of damage. Thousands of people were without electricity. Roads wer…

Style, fashion and money; those are important things. What could say, “You’ve got it mister!” more than those things? It is hard to keep up wi…

Sunday morning on Meet the Press, the left wing in our country laid out their bold Green NEW Deal for America.  Their plan calls for the remov…

Houses and pick up trucks have high prices. That’s a fact. My friend Ray used to complain about the price of trucks and all the new stuff that…

I was watching a movie and one of the characters claimed he was going to say something that was classified information. Giving out this inform…

You see it more often than not. A bare, bald stump protrudes where a graceful tree once stood. The tree has been turned into a pole that will …

“I’ve gained three pounds since Thanksgiving,” I said to the SgtMaj as I reached for another morsel of dark chocolate. Why is it so many of us…

Who doesn’t like pizza? It’s a great food. It looks like the food triangle. It tastes great. You can put all sorts of extras on it. You can ea…

Last week a friend of mine told me he was bombarded by a yard full of Robins. I read somewhere that Robins are spirit animals, symbols for mes…

Cars have changed a lot in my lifetime. Yours too, I bet! Headlight dimmer switch on the floor, three speed shifter on the steering wheel and …

Comedians are dead; that’s what Mel Brooks believed. Brooks blames political correctness for making comedy not worthwhile. “We have become stu…

Two guys were riding in a car. A Highway Patrolman stopped them. The Patrolman walked to the driver’s window. He asked for the man’s driver’s …

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