Teen Age Idol
I’m too old for this. Teen age idol? Aw, c’mon.
I was madly in love with Johnny Mathis (who?) then traded him in for Marlon Brando who I thought was very cerebral and deep. I loved (still love) the Beatles. the Doors and the Stones, but they weren’t my idols … just great bands I enjoyed.
I had a bit of thing for Harry Belafonte, but he was hot.
it was more than 50 years ago.…
Sometime during the last cold snap of the endless winter of 2013 – 2014, the windshield in our PT Cruiser cracked. Nothing specific happened. It just cracked. It was right before I was supposed to go into the hospital and it was not a crack that made using the car impossible, so it would have to wait until later … whenever that turned out to be.
This morning, laterarrived. My son made all the…
Cee’s Black & White Challenge: Small Subjects How small is small enough? Icicles this past winter hung from the gutters above my office window, naturally black and white, just needing a bit of brightening and increased contrast.
Share Your World – 2014 Week 16
How many places have you lived? You can share the number of physical residences and/or the number of cities.
Okay. This is a real challenge since I’ve moved around quite a bit in two different countries and several American states.
I was born in Brooklyn, New York. I have no idea where I first lived, but eventually we moved to Rose Street in Freeport, Long Island.…
Time for an update!
The visiting nurse made her final visit today. I am officially able to be on my own. I have been assured no matter how I feel, I’m doing really well.
All four of my incisions itch. The big one down my chest, the medium one on my shoulder and the two smaller ones on my left leg. I dare not scratch but oh, how badly I wish to scratch!
My chest still hurts. I can’t pick anything…
Marilyn and I are watching a “NCIS” episode involving Gibbs and his dad. Mark Harmon and the late Ralph Waite. We’ve seen it before but it’s an especially poignant show because Waite died just a few months ago and the story deals with a difficult father son situation.
It also touches home on aging and health issues. Gibbs’ dad, his driving license just revoked, is desperate to find an old war…
Great Expectations: Weekly Writing Challenge
I used to have expectations. Now, I expect little, but am grateful for anything that falls my way. If I wake up and am not in severe pain … if I can breathe in and out without coughing and choking. Finding Garry breathing softly beside me.
The future will have to take care of itself.…
Showdown at Big Sky
How do you handle conflict? Boldly and directly? Or, do you prefer a more subtle approach.
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Big Sky over the Superstitions in Arizona
My life is completely free of conflict so I do not need to handle it. In my conflict-free life, there is no strife, to anger, no need to confront or deal with anything at all. Honestly, I am calm. I breathe slowly, carefully. If something…