Monthly Archives: August 2014

And Now a Word from your Sponsor:

After our brief “daddy” interlude for the past week or so, we’ll return to regularly random posts.  I still have some good stuff up my sleeve, so grab a beverage and wait for it….   …in the meantime… this is … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had…

I wish I had a 48 hour day every day!  I need more time for sleep, that’s for certain.  Typically, I drift off around 1AM and the clock goes off around 7.  I’m never ready.  But because it’s my routine, … Continue reading

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And Finally…

The last installment in my Daddy series.  Today is Daddy’s 88th birthday.  <smooch> My Daddy died in 1984. Not the George Orwell 1984… the real one. Ronald Reagan was president.  The Olympic games were in LA (boycotted by Russia). A … Continue reading

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Class

In the final year of Derek Jeter’s career as a star player with the NY Yankees, there’s another star who’s stepping down – Jens Voigt.  Jens is a German cyclist who today ended his cycling career in Colorado.  Jens committed … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Bride (& Groom)

My parents married in 1952.  I don’t know much about what Daddy was up to between his service discharge and his marriage except that he worked for Western Electric and he worked in Mechanicsville, PA at one time. My parents … Continue reading

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The Year Was…

The  year was 1942.  My Dad was graduating from Jr. High.  He was 16 and went on to a trade school, which is what boys did in those days.  Those boys not studying medicine, or engineering, or history or art … Continue reading

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A Few Facts…

About 1926.  That’s the year my daddy was born.  Today is the 30th anniversary of his death.  I thought it would be interesting to find out what the world was like when he was born, when he was in school, … Continue reading

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