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Time flies when you are getting up in years and busy!
Thursday, October 12, 2017      5 comments

It has been over a month since I posted a blog and great thinga have occurred and continue to occurr. We went to the Annual Soybean Festival in Martin TN, which is a week long series of events and musical shows in three nights we heard Clint Bla... Read more
computers are not human but need humans to mess up
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      6 comments

Events have kept me busy and away from the computer during late July and August and I missed some messages due to deleting them accidentally in a rush to get to railroad and SparkPeople. My SP emails disappeared and I was not receiving emails th... Read more
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      7 comments

A fellow that is working with me in clearing up commercial property for sale was interested in my 16 year old Suburban and I gave him a price two months ago. Sunday he called and told me some friends of his wanted to look at it and buy it. We m... Read more
The eclipse cooled us off?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      8 comments

Worked a little today and walked a little and then swam a lot longer. When I got out of the pool there was a breeze and it was nice to dry off. When I arrived home the land line and internet were out, AT&T Help Desk said AT&T had a failure in o... Read more
Is it the humidity, lack of fitness or age
Monday, August 21, 2017      6 comments

Cutting and hauling a fallen tree use to be fun but this summer I have taken three sessions cutting and hauling and there is still more tree left. The temperature has been in the 90's with heat index in 100's and the humidity has ranged in 80's ... Read more
Great weekend for "Oldies"
Saturday, August 19, 2017      4 comments

I had a lengthy, windy, verbose, wandering short story about our Friday trip to Hot SPRINGS, AR, and the concert of the remnants of 6 groups that had meaningful hits in the 60's. However, our puppy came to get me to let her go outside before goi... Read more
Tired again
Tuesday, August 15, 2017      6 comments

The heat and humidity really pull me down. I do enjoy the heat of summer but I hope I will enjoy the cool of fall soon.... Read more
Chihuly glass
Friday, August 11, 2017      7 comments

Wife and I traveled yesterday to see her mother and this morning drove to Bentonville AR, to visit Crystal Bridges Art Museum and particularly their Chihuly art exhibits. Inside we looked at American art from before the Revolutionary War to this... Read more
Real workout
Thursday, August 10, 2017      5 comments

Had my chainsaw in the shop and finally got it back to cut up apple tree that blew over. Going to use it to smoke BBQ. Hot work today and my heart rate was really up there. Went to the pool after and wife and I had a great time.... Read more
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      5 comments

Worked at office this morning and returned to house at noon. It was cloudy and I thought I would cut grass between rains, they are light showers and are absorbed quickly. So I fixed and ate my lunch and sat down in recliner and fell a sleep. Wi... Read more
Monday, August 07, 2017      7 comments

Tonight there was a U.S. Grant re-enactor and Grant's wife re-enactor that spoke for an hour and a half and were very interesting, despite the hard benches. He presented some facts that I had not read or heard in my studies of the Civil War. Gl... Read more
Sunday, August 06, 2017      7 comments

Another sign of aging and being out of shape is getting tired. After the road trips I really enjoyed my bed. And my right knee, the first one replaced, started giving me trouble as we returned Friday. It has been great for 12 years and I hope it... Read more
Reality strikes again
Saturday, August 05, 2017      10 comments

Sunday my DD1's father-in-law died at home totally unexpected not having had medical issues. Celebrated his 70th birthday the previous week. My daughters married into great families and John was an outstanding man in all areas he was involved in... Read more
Half way home
Thursday, July 27, 2017      6 comments

We drove to Mother-in-law's today, a trip that drained both driver and passenger. She was glad to see us and remembered us as well. Good sign. It was 4:30 in the afternoon. Sometimes I think she doesn't remember things because it is too much wor... Read more
Heading back to AR
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      6 comments

After 4 good days with DD1 and grands we are heading to Mother-in-law. Heat warnings are posted but a/c works. We will be traveling back roads so we will get good mileage but make poor time. She is 90 and knows us most of the time so it is well ... Read more

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