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Ugly Rumors, Aptitude Tests & My Q

Ugly Rumors, Aptitude Tests & My Q

I have always made it a habit to ignore rumors, especially when they are about me. I am never concerned when rumors concerning me concern others. There are several reasons…

Spring, Snakes & Big Green Trash Cans on Wheels

Spring, Snakes & Big Green  Trash Cans on Wheels

When I was writing about the signs of spring I neglected to mention snakes.  It just isn’t spring without snakes.  I have seen several snakes crossing the road but Sunday…

Cosmic Adjustment, Romance & Socks

Cosmic Adjustment, Romance & Socks

Normally, I mean usually, (nothing is ever quite normal here) I don’t believe in getting even with folks who complicate or interrupt my life. My theory is that my guardian…

Codgerhood, Paranoia & Bobcats

Codgerhood, Paranoia & Bobcats

It appears I have achieved Codgerhood early.  Last week I wrote about chasing the cowbirds from Management’s bird feeders. From all reports, this is something Old Codgers do.  The Chief…

Plants, Stolen Watermelons and Rocks

Plants, Stolen Watermelons and Rocks

Original Run Date: June 10, 2010 My theory that plants were not created for people to eat has received some opposition.  I have been told that growing and possibly eating…

Sand, Solitude and Poor, Poor Lonely Me

Sand, Solitude and Poor, Poor Lonely Me

Original Run Date: July 8, 2010 This past weekend was Management’s family getto-gather at the beach. By my thinking, a perfect beach weekend involves getting up early, sitting on the…

Angels, Duck Pumps, and Codgers

Angels, Duck Pumps, and Codgers

Original Run Date: July 1, 2010 One night last week my bride Management looked out the bedroom window and screamed. Now you should keep in mind that Management is not…

Flying, Junk Yards & Jones Art

Flying, Junk Yards & Jones Art

Shortly after my birth I remember thinking, “This light is a good thing. I am going to like it.” Then they gave me the first of many spankings, cleaned me…

And Betty’s Buns

And Betty’s Buns

My bride Management and I will be celebrating our 32nd wedding anniversary next month. I wrote the following column seven years ago and oddly it still applies. The only real…

Senior Citizens, Things That Suck and Uppity Friends

Senior Citizens, Things That Suck and Uppity Friends

I have been adjusting to the fact that this July I will achieve a chronological milestone. I will officially be a senior citizen. I am looking forward to the free…

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