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Last Seen Wearing Thin · 1M ago

SMART COOKIES DON'T CRUMBLE

              She's very excited.  My ten yea-old granddaughter.  It's her first ever attempt at grabbing an office.  With her imposing poster(three feet long from chin to knees) that reads ...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 2M ago

IT WASA VERY GOOD TIME

      There are days - sometimes weeks- when reverie seems to hover, like a shroud covering the ranch.  It touches memories blown from shelves, book spines and kodachrome-heavy albums.  Movi...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 3M ago

EAT STUFFED CABBAGE. . .IN A MATTER OF SPEAKING

It seems the Summer of 17 has been quite the sizzler.  Gods of War have held the headlines.  National, ethical and economic issues/conflicts have preoccupied bylines.  (Albeit the shores of ...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 4M ago

A Pen For my Thoughts. ° . - .

       Wow.. To day's thoughts are being brought to you by new best friend  'pen'.  Indeed .  I can hardly believe it myself but the tip of its little gray barrel is tumbling right along the...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 4M ago

Are the Stars out Tonignt?

      They say (and don't you always wonder who 'they' are?) that words are the control mechanism for one's personal magic.  Indeed, this notion is by habit hammered home to one's children a...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 5M ago

OF VICE AND MEN

       In 1926, Ernest Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises" was published by Scribners under the masterful editorial guidance of Max Perkins.  Prior to publication, two editorial discussions wer...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 5M ago

I'm No Fiddler!

       I've heard that Nero played his fiddle while Rome burned.  Guess he demonstrated his lack of the ability to multitask when matters of import were occurring on the world stage.  Well, ...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 6M ago

Here's To The Lady Who Lunched , The Spirited Men Who Joined Her, Unsinkables and "Always Dreamin'".

       The birth of this new month is etched on my heart by its being the start of my second post operative week, having  had  foot surgery the week previous .  Home alone.  So  much time.  ...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 7M ago

LADIES, DON'T LISTEN UP!

       Sometimes, when you just have to bite the ole 'responsibility bullet', put the laundry in, scrub that burnt grilled cheese crust off the still-soaking pan and get the veggies ready fo...
Last Seen Wearing Thin · 9M ago

Stray Thoughts

       Been a while since last we met.  People - family and friends - are askin', "What's up?".       Thinking, mostly.  It's good to stop and take stock every now and then - especially when...