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European Vacation
Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Author:

We just returned from a great vacation to central Europe… We took a Danube river cruise on Amawaterways and visited numerous cities and countries, including Budapest, Hungary, Bratislava, Slovakia, Vienna, Austria, Regensburg, Germany, and Prague, Czechia.


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The Most Popular Postings on this Site
Friday, October 27th, 2017 | Author:

These are some of the most visited and popular postings on this web site:

Is Greece the “Canary” for Economic Decline?

Republicans Without Principles

Aircraft Bone Yard in Tucson

What is Chanukah?

Gardening Experiment with Cucumbers

How to Know if You’re a 21st Century Liberal

Cracked Bicycle Rims

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Happy Anniversary
Sunday, June 18th, 2017 | Author:

I’ve been in love with my wife, Michele, for 50 years (when we first met in Kindergarden — see first photo below)… we’ve been married now for 33 happy years.


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Chicago in Concert in Dayton, Ohio
Sunday, May 21st, 2017 | Author:

We attended the Chicago concert at the Rose Music Center last night with a couple of our friends.  It’s hard to believe that the jazz/rock band is celebrating 50 years.  It was a sold-out concert that was extremely well received by the fans.  I’d have to admit that the 9-piece band has some very talented musicians.

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A Mole Safari
Thursday, April 20th, 2017 | Author:


I don’t know what it is with moles and me, but I seem to encounter them during uncharacteristic times.  They theoretically stay underground during daylight hours, but while walking through my ‘back 40’, I discovered one with its tuchus hanging out while it was trying to burrow underground.   I used my size 11s to continue my long-delayed mole safari… My neighbor was very appreciative.


May 9, 2006

For those of you not familiar with moles, these are little mammals that live underground and burrow holes under your lawn.  The mole was originally made famous in the movie Caddyshack, where Bill Murray played the nutty golf groundskeeper challenged by the moles that were digging up the putting greens…

Since I had moles under my lawn — and I tried every humane method to eradicate these creatures — I decided that I needed to go on a mole safari.   I set various spring-loaded traps above their burrows — and what do you know, I skewered a couple of the grey, furry, overgrown mice.

Mole in Trap.jpgSkewered Mole.jpg

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A Stroll Through the Gardens
Saturday, October 08th, 2016 | Author:

With 80 degree weather in October, Missy and I decided to take a walk through the local Aullwood Gardens…


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Beach Boys in Concert
Friday, August 19th, 2016 | Author:

We went to see the Beach Boys at the Rose Music Center last night…  Mike Love is still dancing around the stage, and their songs still sound great.

Beach boys

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Happy Birthday Missy!
Thursday, July 21st, 2016 | Author:

It’s Missy’s 36th Birthday again…  The mother of two grown sons still looks great.


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Vacation in Atlantis
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 | Author:

We just returned from a 4-day vacation at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas…  It was beautiful, but it’s awfully hot and humid there in June.

Bahama Bike

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Happy Anniversary
Friday, June 17th, 2016 | Author:

Happy Anniversary Michele… It was 32 years ago today!

Mssy Dan Wedding party

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