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Hot – hot – hot!

Yesterday it was 108. The saving grace is that the humidity was 13%. The swamp cooler worked admirably.  Inside it never got over 77. Today, not so lucky. At 2pm it is 101 but the humidity is 26%. Inside it is... Continue Reading →

Rats!

Yeah. Rodents. In my attic. From there they invaded my garage. I don't hate rats in general. Just those who invade my house. I love squirrels. And chipmunks and even gophers. In Caddy Shack everyone roots for the gopher, right?... Continue Reading →

Don’t Mess With Grandpa

I'm getting older. There is far more sand in the bottom of my hourglass than the top. I don't need a calendar to tell me this. I know it in my body.

Another day, another death in the family.

I am about to bury my mother-in-law. She was just over a hundred years old. I knew her for longer than I knew my adoptive mother, who died at 55. I have buried many people. My biological mother died a... Continue Reading →

The discovery of my new family.

I was adopted long ago, when I was 3 months old. At the time in Michigan, the adoption process is conducted with secrecy comparable to the Manhattan Project. I suspect the FBI might be able to crack the secrecy but… Continue Reading →

Yagate Kimi ni Naru – Bloom into You

I've got to stop watching teenage romance anime. Seriously. It is amazing how easy it is to dredge up memories of 45 to 50 years ago. Bad memories I need my teenage romance to have other elements to distract me. Comedy.... Continue Reading →

The Heart Wants What the Heart Wants

  I remember my days in high school with more than a little bitterness. My adolescence was in the late 60s and 70s. This was post "sexual revolution". We can thank the pill, Playboy, Cosmo, and Helen Gurley Brown for... Continue Reading →

Out of the closet and into the frying pan? (NSFW)

Quick warning here. If male nudity bothers you, go no further. There is some - and it is anatomically correct. I've been some kind of nudie as far back as my earliest vague memories. I don't know why. Naked was... Continue Reading →

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