“Win”

“Win”

Jun. 15, 2022 by

            I met Win (Winfield?  Winfred?  Never found out) at the Dover, DE, YMCA fitness center many years ago.  He was in his 80’s at the time and has since

“On Losing Friends”

“On Losing Friends”

Jun. 14, 2022 by

            [Disclaimer: I know that virtually no one reads this blog, so I feel safe in posting something more cathartic this time.  If you’re one of the fewer than, say,

“Where Have All the Greetings Gone?”

“Where Have All the Greetings Gone?”

Apr. 14, 2022 by

            My 75th birthday was this week.  On the day before I officially turned three-quarters of a century old, I received one card in the mail.  I showed it to

“The Anti-Arborists”

“The Anti-Arborists”

Apr. 5, 2022 by

            Evelyn and I bought our manufactured home/mobile home/trailer in 2006.  At the time, our street was unpaved; our “lawn” was nothing but dusty, rocky dirt; and ours was the

“Life with Karlyn”

“Life with Karlyn”

Apr. 1, 2022 by

            It all started last night.  I had to take Evelyn to her sleep study so she could be in bed and ready for the test by 9:00 PM.  I

“Bad Parental Example?”

“Bad Parental Example?”

Mar. 23, 2022 by

            As Evelyn, Karlyn, and I returned home from our dental appointment in New Jersey we made our usual stop at the Pennsville Cracker Barrel.  Karlyn loves their chicken and

“GTO & TWA”

“GTO & TWA”

Mar. 16, 2022 by

            During my years as a pastor (especially the earlier ones) there was a time of year that was traditionally known for delivering sermons on stewardship.  This usually occurred during

“Nail Problems?”

“Nail Problems?”

Mar. 8, 2022 by

            For those who have never heard this little lesson:             “For lack of a nail, the shoe was lost.  For lack of a shoe, the rider was lost.  For

“Over There”

“Over There”

Mar. 1, 2022 by

            History was never my strong suit.  But, as I understand it, World War I began “over there.”             World War II began “over there.”             The Korean War began

“Trash Talk”

“Trash Talk”

Feb. 18, 2022 by

            It was a dark and stormy night.             No, really.             Thursday, February 17, leading into Friday, February 18 was by no stretch of the imagination a good night