My Grandpa

I remember…………… His warm, piercing blue eyes His advice about guys Watching the Cubs; he was such a fan Admiring his Fedora; such a sign of a man Listening to the Polish language he spoke Eyeing his fat cigar and smelling the smoke Shaving his face when he was unable Playing checkers on the brown,…

Just a Thought

Shoes – They are one of the first things I notice on a person. I’m very choosy when I shop for them. I wonder what others think when I wear them. Do they provide an insight into one’s personality? I think so. Can shoes tell us is someone is an introvert, extrovert, liberal, conservative, emotionally…

Scissors + Hair = Trouble

  It’s a fascination for kids. When you put two kids and scissors together, it’s trouble. I don’t remember the mishap, but I do remember what I looked like afterwards. According to my mother, I asked Dave, my neighbor to give me a haircut. I was in first grade, and he was in third. I should…

I Can’t Live Without One??

I just want to sleep. Sleep in.  Just once. But no, I can’t. It starts with a little whine. Ignore… Then the whine gets a bit louder. Ignore… It turns into a muffles bark. Ignore… The decibals increase. Ignore…  The frequency intensifies.  I can’t take it anymore!!  I get up. I’m unsteady. I’m half asleep.…

Missing

A man, born on February 12th, honest as Abe A community server, a positive force, work ethic strong A pleaser, a pal, popular in town A chuckler, a comic, humored by his own puns A listener, an advisor, judging no one                       My Dad

Just Being Silly

When I compose, I do like one to ponder, but not so deep that thoughts are all a wander. When I write, I do like one to feel, but not to the point where emotions are surreal. When I blog, I do like to be funny, and make readers laugh even if I’m punny.

Not so Tech Savvy

I was thinking about technology and wondering, should everyone be expected to use a computer and navigate the World Wide Web??  I’m not sure, but I am going over to a friend’s tonight to help her go online and pay her bills. Her husband is in the hospital after brain surgery, and she had no…