This is the first story of a series called My Hometown
What would Covid have been like in 1964 when I was 10 years old?
To be a mask-wearer, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The consequences of a stray sneeze Or to take Arms against a Sea of Covid. Okay, I will admit. I’m no Shakespeare. But it is interesting for me to watch the two factions at work … Continue reading Masks
I have a hot wife. I hate to admit this, but we are going through a rough patch in our marriage. “Say what?” I imagine you are thinking to yourselves, as my wife and I have been happily married for over forty years. “With a hot wife, just work through it, you idiot,” my guy … Continue reading Marital Problems
Placing a piece of gum in my mouth, I recognize it is not just any ordinary gum. The wrapper is bright yellow, and the flavor is as vibrant as the wrapper. Once this delightful stick touches my tongue, flavors of banana, pineapple and yes, maybe even a tinge of peach explode in my mouth. Ah, … Continue reading The Barber Shop- Fathers Day Edition
I am looking at a blank screen, determined to write something today about happiness. The year is 2020 and it is not even half over. The pundits have already declared this the worst year in modern history. So much unhappiness is in our world. I try to watch the news and it makes me feel … Continue reading Happiness
My memories at the University of Arkansas of the late Hall of Fame Coach Eddie Sutton.
Waking up this morning in the crazy world we live in, I swung my tired, creaky, and sluggish body out of bed. As I have for over sixty-five years, my mind went through its normal checklist of things I need to accomplish. Then I remembered; we are under a mandatory shelter in place order. Negative … Continue reading Life Lessons from Esther
Today, sadness overshadows me. Most of you have never seen me sad. When you review my, “About Me” section at the end of this blog, you will see the statement, “I am simply too blessed to be stressed.” And that is certainly true. Most times I am not sad. I strive to be a happy person. … Continue reading I’m Sad
Recently, I experienced the pleasure of having a medical procedure performed. The name of the procedure is not important per se, but I will say, I have it done at least every five years and it involves a scope being placed in an area where a scope just shouldn’t go. I'm just sayin... Now I … Continue reading Doc-in-a-Box