Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Ever wonder about your headstone?

You have no control about what people will put over your grave. Maybe they will flatter you. Maybe they will tell the brutal truth. Thankfully, at that point, we will no care what is said; but it still would be nice to be remembered honestly in a positive manner, without undue exaggeration.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The difference between Mommy and Daddy

Daddy can get sick and no one notices (except for the fact that he is in the way and under foot). Mommy can get sick and everything comes to a screeching halt.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Lousy to feel lousy

Old men are very poor patients. I admit it. I hate to feel bad, and right now I feel bad. At least a cold. Hopefully not the flu. Bless my poor, patient wife's heart, she takes good care of me.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Why so few pipes?

I wonder why more young men do not smoke pipes as their tobacco source. Since those that age are generally wanting to look more mature than they are, and since pipes generally accomplish that, I would think it would be used more.

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Saturday, January 13, 2018

"Glorious black and white"

I did not originate the term, but I approve of it. I have watched so many old black and white movies, that color just does not look right any more.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Big Mouth Hall of Fame

If there were such a thing, actor and comedian Tim Moore, who played the Kingfish on the Amos 'n Andy TV show, would have been enshrined. His mouth was enormous.

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Cycles of caring

When we are children we care only for ourselves, for the most part. Then we become adults and care for our offspring. Then we become old and to some extent quit caring.