Oldest Photo In History!

       This is one of the oldest known photographs in existence. It was taken by Louis Jacques-Mande Daguerre in 1838 of the Boulevard du Temple in Paris. The only people visible is a guy getting his boots polished by a bootblack and two French...

The Gift Of Three Wishes....what would you do??

          I woke up one morning to find a bearded Swami sitting at the foot of my bed smoking my stash. He raised his turbaned head and grinned. Then, with a wave of his hand, the two of us reappeared in a hot air balloon floating over some...

Grip and hold on....life is a tough climb.

Scribbles #52                                                                                                                                                                 There are certain elements in the pursuit of happiness...

What bores the crap out of you??

       What bores you to the point of yawning? What makes you prefer a root canal marathon rather than being bored into a zombie trance? One thing that bores me, is when my son in-law comes over and watches a NASCAR race. That’s a double...

Why Are Some People So Friggin Loud??

       Why are some people so loud and noisy? It is amazing to me how many of us turn into loud bellowing beast as we merge with the public herd once we’re away from home. Have you ever been at the store shopping and witnessed several women...

Being an old fart and still in love.....!

                                                                    I'M A LUCKY MAN!             At this stage of my life, I find myself less and less concerned with the mundane and unchangeable dilemmas that surround me. My mind and heart...

The Caveman, (Caveperson), was a unique mammal.

                                               IT'S WELL DOCUMENTED!!          Man, the male, is an unique mammal. It was he who pulled his kin out of the caves and into the light of a new world. Most likely because the cave was really...

How do you deal with rude people?

       Life accommodates a great many characters, much like a pond of squawking ducks. Most of humanity, we could care less about interacting with, however, some put us in a position where we have no choice but to relate with. For the most part...

WING TIPS.........a footnote of life

      I first saw them on display in the window of Butler’s shoe store. They shined like an oil slick and the leather laces were stiff and tied into perfect bows. They were a pair of magnificent Wing Tip Oxfords, died panther black. The term, Wing...

What Animal Would You Be….if you had a choice?

        What would I be? Considering the extensive choice of vertebra that roam this zoological wilderness called earth, this decision could be a true cerebral thumper. For self preservation, I might pick a grumpy bull elephant slogging through...

A Trip To The Grocery Store.....1958

        I was raised in a family where the mom stayed home and did all the grunt work of raising two rambunctious kids and maintaining the household while dad worked all day and then spent the weekends with his family. I remember when every...

MEN AND WOMEN'S BODIES.......get ready for the changes!

       As the years gallop by, like lumbering giraffes, men and women’s bodies start to change. The lard index increases as waist lines and butt perimeters extend. After a certain age, women are fairly sure that men only stare at them because...

WHAT'S YOUR NICK NAME?

         The obsession that young men have with pet names is bewildering. Every woman in his social life has a pet name, like ‘Sweet Cheeks’, ‘Sugar Lips’ or ‘Honey Rump’. Then, during his lifetime, he will go through half a dozen pet names...

HOW'S YOUR MATH??......(number figuring)

        In high school, I had algebra and geometry. In college, I had calculus and trigonometry. But, in the real world, however, all I ever use is my little calculator from Radio Shack. I use it for things like balancing my check book and...

Your Next Stop…..The Thoughts Zone!

                                                                                ~~~~~~ "You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and words, but of bugs and glitz’s. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries...

IF WE COULD ONLY GO BACK IN TIME

If you could go back and visit your past, for just one hour ……where, when, and why?   Dear Chipper;     I was given a one time opportunity to go back in time, for only one hour, to meet up with my young self, (you), on a particular night in...

I Don't Mean To Offend Anyone......but!

                                                               JUST DON'T LOOK!               Life is all about disciplines and the lessons we have had to learn to function in this screwed up world of ours. Each morning, before I...