Monthly Archives: July 2012

Let’s Give It Back….

I used to get kind of excited about the Olympics.  Keeping up with the metal counts and what the good ole USA was doing.  The drama and the unexpected.  Many years back when the Olympics were being formed it was … Continue reading

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Don’t Ya Hate That….

Your driving at the beach, or any resort type area, and your looking for a good parking spot.  Maybe to a crowded beach access or your favorite busy resturant when you sight what you determine to be the dream spot.  It can’t be.  … Continue reading

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My Fifteen Minutes….

Former Alpena Michigan HS gymnast John Geddert has been named as the head coach for the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Geddert was chosen as head coach at a U.S. team meeting in Texas.  He … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation….

in no particular order: Visited Southport NC.  This is a cool sleepy little Nantucket type harbor town.  Lots of antique stores, cafe’s, resturants by the harbor.  Sat and ate lunch while watching a movie being filmed.  Don’t know the name of … Continue reading

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It’s Vacation Time And….

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Look, Up In The Sky, It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s A Weather Balloon….

This week marks the 65th anniversary of the infamous “Roswell Incident” in Roswell NM that involved reports of a crashed “flying disc”, you know, men from outer space — later reported as a “weather balloon” by the U.S. military.  It’s easy … Continue reading

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Don’t Make Me Ask….

Whenever I pick up a newspaper, any newspaper, for whatever reason I find that I’m stopping and reading the obituaries more and more.  I don’t go right to them, but I do stop when I get to them.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Insiginificant, I Think Not….

“For those that fought for it, life has a certain flavor the sheltered never know.” – posted on a signpost in Vietnam. “The secret of life is to just live every moment.” -unknown   After my Dad died I was … Continue reading

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