When you let the dice roll...........Scribbles #35

Scribbles and Bits..#35 LINK                                                               THE GAME OF LIFE                                     I wrote Cindy almost every day for the last 32 months. Her letters, in the beginning,...

What is the best book you have ever read??

       I’ve been an avid book reader for most of 55 years. The great classics and bohemian trash. Thousands of pages of science fiction and non fiction. Biographies and fantasies. I went through phases like the Doc Savage adventure novels and...

My 24,114th day of living......a retired Viking

                     When you’re my age, the only thing older than you, are half the Politician’s in Washington. Retired, no bills, and no one to make sexual demands of you any more and, no matter what you screw up, your age...

The Joy Of Grand Kids

                                     MY GRAND KIDS......AND GRANDMA'S TOO             I have been blessed with a gondola full of grandkids. Some of the most beautiful darlings that ever graced this gravel ball we call earth. They are...

It Never Ends.........Scribbles and Bits #34

LINK: Scribbles and Bits 34           Tears ran down the old man’s cheeks. Maybe from the grit and wind in his eyes. He had removed his hat and his wispy white hair lifted in the breeze. He stood idle and stared down like a stone outcrop...

Jealousy.....how do you handle it?

                           JEALOUSY               We have ALL experienced the demonic curse of Jealousy! Like brain worms, it can gnaw into every recess of you being and fester with the pus of resentment and hatred. That’s a little over...

A solution to the Baby Boomer problem........

                                             OLD FOLKS AT HOME                There are approximately 75 million Baby Boomers roaming this country like a herd of aggravated elephants looking for the fabled elephant graveyard and lounge....

Is good taste dead.......or just gasping??

                                              CLASS IS CLASS            The other day I was sitting around watching TV, cause I ain’t got nobody my age to go out and play with anymore. Anyway, I’m watching some old documentary about the...

Scribbles and Bits #32.......CREATIVITY

  CHALLENGE #32         Creativity is often confused with genius. Maybe because geniuses are great thinkers. However, most of them suck at being creative enough to express themselves. Someone writes a book and automatically they’re labeled...

Why people get angry.....really pissed

                           I'M PISSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!            Angry people make me nervous. It’s almost like being around someone who has a contagious disease. After a few moments, you start to get angry and most often you’re not really sure...

The Price Of Food......is this all a bad dream??

                                       TIME WE STARTED HUNTING AGAIN!        Every time Wifey allows me to go to the grocery store with her, I have to be medicated first. By the time we head down isle #4, I’m already experiencing a level three...

Why God created dogs and Happy Hour at Applebees

                                                      LIFE IS A WALK        Life tends to fly by you like a fart in a wind tunnel and you have to keep your eyes open to experience it all. Now, I often take evening walks with my fat friend, Pete....

Do You Remember The First Grade?

                                                                     FIRST GRADE           They were known as elementary schools, grammar schools or preteen gulags. My elementary school was named Jerome Jones. I never really knew who Jerome...

Waiting In The Cancer Clinic..........

    THE WAITING ROOM                  A number of years ago, I was chosen to have cancer. I gladly embraced the surgeon's knife, followed by a long and relaxing recovery. My salvation also obligated me to take radiation treatments...

THE COTILLION.................scribbles and bits #32

THE COTILLION Scribbles #32                 The Disney ship, Cinderella, was approaching the end of it’s final four hours at sea. The finale of the party cruise was the sweet sixteen cotillion. The teenage escorts, for the elite eight...

WORDS...........are they obsolete?

              STICKS AND STONES         Yes, words. The essence of communication. Refined, calibrated and honed to pierce the very heart and soul of all mankind and also our dogs. Words have the power to do more harm than any weapon or...

Being old ain't half bad.......mostly it's 70% bad.

       LIFE IS GOOD AT 66......I'M SORRY, WHAT WAS I SAYING?           Recently I turned 66. Like a ninja’s kick to the groin, I suddenly realized I was on the downward slope to 70! Holy crap, what the hell was I doing while this...