When I graduated into the “real world”, I had spent 12 years in Catholic schools and was well indoctrinated. Although I think I got a great education, I’m not sure adding religion into the mix is a good idea. Two concepts that were front and center were: The idea that physical pleasure that came from … More Honor the Giver
I think I started down dimentia road yesterday. I got up and got dressed as usual. Later, when I went to the bathroom, I almost wet myself when I couldn’t find the front door to my boxers. It was only with quick thinking that I was able to avert disaster by pulling the boxers down … More What Next?
A couple of weeks ago, I met a man named Demarcus working in our building and I mentioned I was taking a comedy class. He suggested I take a look at a comedian who performed as Black Ron. I went searching for Black Ron and I was completely unsuccessful. A couple of days ago, I … More Lace Front Twists
In one of my retail gigs I sold men’s shoes. If you’ve opened a lot of boxes of shoes which I have, nothing looks nicer than opening a box and seeing shoes that have been packed well. It may sound a little strange but I’m compulsively tidy. If you are familiar with the cultural reference, … More Virgin Shoes
My walks in the park are the highlight of my day. It’s not because of all the exercise, It’s more because I am a noisy old man with no filter and I talk to everyone I pass. If they are pleasant when responding they may have the fun experience of talking to a pleasant man … More The Boyfriend and the Girls
Around 15 years ago, we moved to a condo as our home. It involved downsizing but it met all of our requirements. It is close to parks and within walking distance to shopping, restaurants and entertainment. We are on a fairly high floor which gives us beautiful views. The halls are wide enough for any … More New Rule
My favorite daughter-in-law is on the road. I knew she was going to be in Texas but didn’t know she was going to be in Georgetown, TX. I haven’t been there in many years but I understand it has grown considerably with Austin’s urban sprawl. When I was in college, my grandmother passed away. She … More Call the Fire Department