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Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

It is now officially spring according to my DBG calculator.  That means Mr. Deadbeat Goose and his mate have arrived and are nesting on my duck island in the pond.…

On the Edge, On the Team, Not on the Fence

On the Edge, On the Team, Not on the Fence

After over 30 years of marriage I have learned many things. I can now compile a complete list of my character flaws. I have also learned that a bride’s reaction…

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

The Godfather gave us a DVD for Christmas.  I seem to remember lots of folks talking about DVDs when I was single and none of them had anything positive to…

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Recently we attended a Wild Game Dinner.  Of course, your first question, as well as mine, was, “Is this a dinner for wild game?”  “Will we be visiting wildlife patches…

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

I had the newest Grand-brat for a few hours last week.  There is nothing as important as the privilege of warping small minds. I have to admit things have changed…

Raccoons in the Attic, Menageries and “If I Was You, I’d…”

Raccoons in the Attic, Menageries and “If I Was You, I’d…”

From the time I was six years old and my brother gave me a Green Snake until my marriage to Management I had had a rotating assortment of animals, reptiles,…

Fat Brats, Nagging and Lassoing Bears

Fat Brats, Nagging and Lassoing Bears

The fourth Grand-brat just arrived.  Having Grand-brats is great.  I did receive a call last week from one of my favorite people who said I had to quit calling the…

High Alert, Superheroes and Singing in the Rain

High Alert, Superheroes and Singing in the Rain

We’re in the home stretch of Baby Number Four joining The Big Three Superheroes. I’m not sure what I had envisioned as I planned my vacation around the birth of…

Another Grand-brat, Names and Why My G-brats are Superior

Another Grand-brat, Names and Why My G-brats are Superior

With a fourth Grand-brat due any day now I am often asked if I want him to be named after me.  What a silly question.  Who would name a kid…

Power Not-ages, Coffee Pots and Generators

Power Not-ages, Coffee Pots and Generators

There are several terms frequently used by Television and Newspaper people that annoy me.  When this article is proofed, I will be asked, “Is it the terms or the people…

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