The Amazing Dog Diverter

I’m really into the green recycling mode. My good friend throws stuff away. One of the to be discarded items that I saved to use another way, was a plastic rod shoe shelf. A peculiar apparatus  made with ten pieces of plastic standing two foot tall and three feet wide. I’m always looking for a…

million bazillion

Banned by Facebook This just in … the following blog post was banned by Facebook. I xxxx you not! Must be the line from My Fair Lady that I quoted. And now the article as written. The bottom line is a million gazillion. President Obama has twice placed a moratorium on new deep water drilling in the Gulf of…

“Bruschetta Wars”

With permission of “The Peanut Butter Kid”. I’m not trying to sound too kwel but my Papa recently won the “Bruschetta Wars”. I’m telling y’all that I had to have someone look it up for me on Wikipedia and their explanation follows below. There were no casualties in the “Bruschetta Wars” and that’s a good…

Uncle Jack: a Letter from an American soldier

My Uncle Jack told me the story of going to war. He said a fraternity brother convinced him to join the National Guard unit and they would be playing polo for a posh club in Virginia. Next thing you know he was jumping out of planes and taking hot lead from the enemy. The following…

La Jolla Beach Volleyball Club

“All I wanna do is have a little fun before I die” …. and we did. For one brief shinning moment we played volleyball on a little sand lot called La Jolla Beach in Toledo, O-H-I-O. The glacier melted, the lake evaporated, they ran the Indians off, the swamp dissipated,  and the volleyball nets went…

Play Ball … Quality Leisure Experience

“Kids we are going to have fun; today we are going to a baseball game”. Lauren, Teddy, and John, giggled in unison. Yes, we were going to have fun this bright sunny day in May. The field was the old fair grounds. The famous old Mudhens from Toledo playing in neighboring Maumee, Ohio. What a…