Category Archives: Mind Musings

The Case of the Lost Teeth


A friend of mine, Nelly, recently loaned the use of her house and backyard to one of her friends, Cally. Cally had just lost a good friend of her own, Bert, to pneumonia. The deceased’s sisters were unable to afford … Continue reading

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Re-Make of Mary P


After seeing a trailer for Pete’s Dragon using a CGI dragon instead of the lame cartoon character in the original, I will boldly predict that Disney is going to do re-makes on all their real people with cartoon overlays such … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Surprises


Life is a funny old bird and full of little surprises. Here are a few I’ve had in random order (otherwise, it wouldn’t be a surprise, huh?). I asked my two and a half year-old grandson if he needed help … Continue reading

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The First Christmas Without Her


Well, here it is, come at last: the first Christmas without my love. I’m dying inside, lost the love of my life…the soulmate I’ve been married to for 42 years. We have shared such a full life, some highs, some … Continue reading

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Raising a Buzz Saw


My first 2 posts were the “Reader’s Digest” version of what it was like when my wife and I first decided to adopt a dog to live with us. Here is the unabridged version. It’s about 10 pages when printed … Continue reading

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Life’s End


The days go by much more quickly than they used to. Squatting down to put Spike’s harness and leash on makes my knees pop louder than they did last year. I look to the future and can’t see how I … Continue reading

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The Buffer


Every time I see someone using one of those big floor buffers I’m taken back to my college days. I paid for my university expenses by working whatever jobs I could find. I tended bar at the dean’s cocktail parties … Continue reading

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