Blogger's Note: today I turn the keyboard over to Gorgeous, who I've convinced to share her story of resilience, bravery, and inner-strength. Let me first start by saying that never in a million years have I entertained the thought of contributing to Martin's blog, other than being the silent, eye-rolling character in which I'm portrayed … Continue reading Guest Post: The Adult in the Room Speaks!
A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma: My Retirement Finances and the Difference Between a Cocktail and a Pour
Source: Norman Rockwell Museum Bylaw 1.7(a)(4-3) of this blog's charter states: "A topical post relevant to retirement must be published at least once a year" Ah, yes. It's that time of year again, Campers. This is when the striped-pants boys who monitor the Obligations Desk at this blog's HQ snicker and wink at one another. … Continue reading A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma: My Retirement Finances and the Difference Between a Cocktail and a Pour
A Few Small Repairs
Source: Coach.com Sunny came home with a list of namesShe didn't believe in transcendence'And it's time for a few small repairs', she saidSunny came home with a vengeance "Sunny Came Home" by Shawn Colvin So, there's been a series of mishaps around these parts lately. Crumbled supports, breakages, blockages, etc.. Oh, and things mechanical and … Continue reading A Few Small Repairs
Source: Pinterest HQ staff have noticed an ever-growing pile of unread books, and have thus ordered a temporary cessation to blogging operations. I'll be back in a few months after I've taken care of that. Happy New Year!
Tenth Anniversary Getaway to Vero Beach
A detailed check of Bride's Magazine, as one does, tells me that aluminum is the appropriate gift choice for a tenth anniversary. I'm not saying that Gorgeous was disappointed with my choice of the above, but it's fair to admit that I didn't win any brownie points for authenticity this time around. The 16th is … Continue reading Tenth Anniversary Getaway to Vero Beach
Gratitude 2022 From A to Z
This beauty is available as an NFT, payable in Bitcoin only. My better half wishes to disclose that she had NO part in its creation or design. We made it! Welcome to our first post-covid holiday where absolutely no one is talking about eating outside on the patio or leaving a living room window open. … Continue reading Gratitude 2022 From A to Z
Infantile? Who, Me?
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. St. Paul, 1 Corinthians 13:11 A recent podcast of "View From My Sofa" nearly had me falling off the elliptical while listening to it … Continue reading Infantile? Who, Me?
My old wind-up watch Two random and unrelated moments of late are giving me pause. I admit to always being on the lookout for signs that I am finally starting to act like a member of AARP; little points in time when I display characteristics of being stuck in an earlier era. Hopefully without the … Continue reading Obsolescence
Quick Storm Update
Normally I don't bother with updates, opting to start fresh with every post. But so many of you sent messages of concern and support over the last 48 hours, that I just wanted to write a quick message of thanks. We were very fortunate. We never lost power, though the lights did flicker constantly throughout … Continue reading Quick Storm Update
Source: ABC Blog The waiting is the hardest partEvery day you get one more yardYou take it on faith, you take it to the heartThe waiting is the hardest part Tom Petty -- "The Waiting" As I write this, there's a hurricane named Ian out in the Atlantic approaching the Gulf of Mexico. It's also … Continue reading The Waiting
You must be logged in to post a comment.