Oprah's Uncle Charlie...........scribbles 103

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Challenge to Boots from her Unc Charlie

    This is my quarterly story challenge to Boots                                                                    "Make My School Day!"                                      PART 1     The big yellow...

Digging Up The Truth!

    Digging Up The Truth!       As stated in the New York Times: "After having dug to a depth of 10 feet last year, New York archeologists found traces of copper wire dating back 100 years and came to the...

When We Care

                          WHEN WE CARE              Have you ever really felt alone? I mean a ‘broken heart’ kind of loneliness and despair? Well all of us at some point or points in our lives have. Spirits nearly broken and souls so...

The Hunt For CabinFever McDrool

    Story Challenge....part 1                                      The Hunt For CabinFever McDrool                              ….. Jan. 5, 2011 Northern California The AP has reported that a rescue attempt is...

The Price For Bad Advice

                The Price You Pay........For Bad Advice                            I consider myself a good husband for a number of reasons, even though my list may be longer than my wife’s. Top of that...

Warm Spring Day

  ~WARM SPRING DAY~       With pride you left on a warm spring day, With tears well shed I saw you away You were sent to fight as warriors must As all have done in ages now dust.   ...

Grandma's Secret.........scribbles #102

  scribbles #102.....link                               Grandma's Secret                                                                                           Grandma Phelps passed away...

My Son's Girlfriend

      ~MONA~            In every family there are a few genetic flaws. As to my gene pool, I believe God has plans for another Eden, constructed with the genes of my progeny……as to Wifey’s murky...

Possum Cuizine

    Possum Cuizine Bein raised in the deep south and bein part of a wealth challenged family.....it was necessary ta adapt ta old and cherished recipes passed down from one granny ta another.     Take 1 possum...

You Won't See These Anymore!!!!

  DISCLAIMER!!!!!!!!!!.............These are old magazine ads that were socially acceptable prior to 1970.  They are posted for your interest and observation and I do not endorse, applied or otherwise, the social standards they represent, be...

Social Behavior 101....Scribbles #101

      Challenge rules....link    University of Scribbles Social Behavior 101          I looked over the rim of my glasses and observed my class. “OK, class…..open to page 42 of your text. Cabin...

The Sad Affliction Of Thinking!

     The Sad Affliction Of Thinking          Years ago I went through several transitions in my life. Taught high school….went to law school….read more than a hundred books a year….I abused my brain. I became a...

SEXY TUESDAY.....Letter from Afghanistan

          Oct. 14, 2010 My beloved Cyndi,      I’m sitting in a small observation post on top of a million tons of sandy hill. From here I can see for miles and while I’m writing this I’m looking at a...

Post Holiday Depression.....AGAIN!

              Is it over yet??                 Well.....the holiday events, successes and tragedies are over. Most holidays we edge too close to depression because of finances, time restraints, distant family members and idiot...

Being 64.......and not dead yet.

                   Being 64......                                     Alright kids. This is what you have to look forward to; I wake up each morning stiff and sore over most of my body. I slowly sit up to verify...

.......arrrrrrrrr!

              As with Golden Age pirates, modern day pirates also arm themselves. The modern day swashbucklers come heavy armed with legislature and coy bamboozlement. They gerrymander their hostages and bait...

Do You Smell Smoke??

                         In my youth, as well as in my Dad’s and his Dad’s and in his Dad’s, many wonderful and inspiring treasures of classic literature have been passed down. Wondrous writings of the building of...

Know No Evil

             Now see no evil See only what is proper Or nothing at all                                                                           ...

Too Old To Run

       Their day is done, Too old to run, Just sit in the sun, Till the rust has begun.                      This mighty and noble mount Adventures too many to count ...

Drive-By Ranting

               Drive-By Ranting                                                                     Observing the human race on the byways of our cities can often make you want to leave on the next NASA shuttle....

Love Can Be A Circus

      Love Can Be A Circus       Well I met me a girl from Philly The kind that’s fun and a little silly Well, I liked this gal as she was built so amply And she made love like a...