Recently, and by that I mean within the last month, my cell phone has been ringing out of my shirt pocket. It is rather frustrating because I rarely give my number to anybody. But there it goes, ringing and ringing and ringing.
Usually the calls are for political polls of Continue reading
One day this past week, I got up a little earlier than usual and to keep from waking up the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage I got my coffee and went to the back porch to enjoy a quiet early morning.
As I sat on the back porch drinking my Continue reading
When I was young, a saying went around, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words/names will never hurt me.” Supposedly it was to make me ignore people saying nasty things about me.
For the most part, I am not too impressed by the words/names people throw my direction, Continue reading
“Why did you save me?” Melissa tugged at her shirt sleeves.
Anna looked up from her cup of coffee. “What are you talking about?”
Melissa sighed and stared out the window. “You know…a couple of weeks ago.”
“Would you have preferred for me to have left you in the tub?” Continue reading
Lately, a little bit of tension has developed between the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and myself. It has been a long time coming and I am afraid it has arrived.
After decades of being married, and I am not quite sure which decades, it has all come down to Continue reading
Am I getting old or his time passing faster than it used to? It seems I just settle down to do something and before I know it, it is over.
Back in “the day,” a minute had 60 seconds. An hour had 60 minutes. A day had 24 hours. Oh, Continue reading
Recently it has been rather hot around here. A little hotter than usual, in my estimation. I really don’t know if it is getting hotter or as I get older, I’m not able to handle the hot weather.
Whoever invented air-conditioning needs to have a Nobel peace prize offered him Continue reading
I have learned controversy is what life is really all about. Controversy means there is two sides, one side has no idea what the other side is thinking. Of course, there are those controversies when neither side is actually doing any thinking. That is what is called politics.
I had Continue reading