Granny Netter

              Granny Netter                    The three things I love best in the world are first, sitting on my front porch, second, watching “As the world turns” and third, reading the Macon World Gazette. Somewhere further down the...

Mother

          "Mother"    It was 0410 in the morning and Air Force 702 had been sitting on the runway at Munich’s main airport for the past 40 minutes and it was becoming a mental chore for the Captain and her crew. Sharon opened...

Big Sarah

         Big Sarah                               Big Sarah had been packing, bundling and tying together all her worldly possessions for the last two weeks. The canvassed wagon could only carry 2000 pounds of goods and sundries. Food being...

Death

       Death Defined      Think about death much? The grim reaper? The last hoorah? Last ticket on the Glory Train”? No? Lie much?? We, as a species, are more prone and assessable to death than a three legged Caribou in Alaska during...

Heavens Gate

      At Heavens Gate                    It was another beautiful and bright day. They were all beautiful and bright days……always…..millennium after millennium …..forever beautiful. Mike was jetting through a bank of misty clouds on his...

Holloween, Lil bro and Me

The Good, The Bad and Halloween                   When me and lil bro were young we were abused by our Mom every year on Halloween. This is not an easy story to tell so bare with me. Mom had four events each year that she lived for. The...

Our First TV

      Our First TV   I remember from my long life all the great and spectacular events that help to shape our society and world. The Moon landing, The first Super Bowl, Royal weddings and terrorist attacks. The occasions that glorified the...

Weezer At The Dentist

      Weezer Sees The Dentist                    Going to the dentist is a lot like wanting to find out if getting shot with a gun hurts so you shoot yourself in the foot. The first dentist were trained in Spain in the 1400’s during the...

The Kids Matinee

    Saturday Matinee                     The Patio theater was first built when movies found their voice around 1930. The lobby with it's rich, lush crimson carpet was now packed and stained flat. The walls boasted gold crown molding and...

Cow memory

              Bessie            There is a time in your life when you tend to dwell, positively, on all the wonderful blessings you have had in your life. At my age, well into my 60’s, I dwell a lot. Sometimes for no reason I’ll dwell....

Me and lil bro

       As I Remember it........   The other day I was on my way home from seeing my Proctologist and as I winched and shifted in my seat a school bus passed me on the road and I started thinking about other uncomfortable situations in my...

When Swine Fly

    Swine Info......Pig Latin   Contrary to a lot of theories, propaganda and voodoo worship…..the Swine Flu does not come from legislative “pork”. That kind of hog only gives you the runs. Anyway, we need a brief history on the evolution...

Words Is Words

          Political Science??                  (Science is the discipline of finding facts)   Seems we hear so much on Fox News and CNN and such that we get indoctrinated and brain washed into double talk and gobbledy gook and start to...

Same Old Fertilizer!

          Get To Work!!   I was glad when the “Bush” area was over. I voted for him both times but by 2007 I was starting to regret my poorly placed confidence. The new breed that came out of the congressional woodwork seem vague and not...

My Three Wishes

        My Three Wishes      Aladdin had a greater dilemma than most folks realize. Putting myself in his slippers I wonder what “my” three wishes would have been? Understanding that these three “events” would be unfettered and...

Old Fart

        Feeling The Years   Well..…...I’m getting old. I see it every day in the mirror now. I feel it every moment of every day. I try to stay in shape but the only jogging I do is out to the mailbox and even then I have to be careful not...

Mr. St Peter

          Transfer of Wealth        There once was a rich man who was near death. He was very grieved because he had worked so hard for his money and he wanted to take it with him to heaven rather than leave it to his relatives. So he began...

Moments and First

        Moments Define Us   We may live to be 100 now a days. At the least our 70's if they fail to vote down Health Care Reform. Sorry about that last comment. Anyway......our lives are defined by very select moments better known as...

Cat Lover

         The Issue Of Cats                Cats are interesting.  I remember the family cat when I was a kid....he ruled the house.  Slept where and when he wanted, gave meow orders when he wanted to eat, sprayed the house like it was mosquito...

Taxaholic

           No Tea Tax...... Accounts Receivable Tax > Building Permit Tax > CDL license Tax > Cigarette Tax > Corporate Income Tax > Dog License Tax > Excise Taxes > Federal Income Tax >...

Yesterday Years

                                           Kimosabe....wake up!                                      One night the Lone Ranger and Tonto camped in the desert. After they got their tent set up, both men fell sound asleep. Some hours later,...

Where is God??

                                   Looking For God                  I have read the entire Bible three times in my life.  The first time while I was in high school because my girlfriend wanted to be able to tell her Mom I had....so her Mom...