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About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet. I lost my best friend and wife in early 2020. I was blessed again by reconnecting with Dr. Mary Côté, a long-time friend. Mary and I got married July 28th, 2021, and are enjoying life together and plan to spend the rest of our lives being a blessing to our friends and family.

Monday Was Re-Planned!

Fact: Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale! Scout and I went for a short walk, and we met a neighbor.  I had to explain Scouts’ desire only to chase breadsticks! We had to get ready to … Continue reading

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Sunday, TIme For A Visit!

Fact: It is a common myth that dogs can only see in black and white.  They only have two cones in their eyes to detect colors, whereas humans have three.  That means dogs see colors on a blue and yellow … Continue reading

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Work And Play Is Really OK!

Fact: Anatidaephobia (ant-uh-tid-uh-fo-bee-uh)  is the fear of being watched by a duck.  A person with Anatidaephobia fears that a duck or a goose is watching him/her somewhere in the world. We opened our eyes and looked toward the sky through … Continue reading

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Friday Has Arrived!

Fact: In the U.K. and Australia, Friday is sometimes referred to by the acronym “POETS Day,” which stands for “Piss Off Early Tomorrow’s Saturday.” Scout looked a bit guilty when he came to the side of the bed and asked … Continue reading

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Busy Days Seem To Come More Often!

Fact: Strange, but true: Elk can count to 10.  How do we know?  Scientists have noticed that when a female elk is presented with the choice between a mate with nine antler points and ten antler points, she’ll almost always … Continue reading

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The Week Is Half Gone; So Are We!

Fact: According to a survey, bosses are most receptive to requests from their employees on a Wednesday.  So if you’re going to ask for a pay rise or a holiday, make sure you do it on a Wednesday. Gaining courage … Continue reading

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Ouch! That Hurt!

Fact: Christmas day is the most common day of the year for heart attacks to happen. We beat the roosters up this fine morning as Paul had to be at the cardiologists office at 8:00 AM in Los Alamitos.  He … Continue reading

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Home From The Wars

Fact: 97% of Galapagos Island is declared a National Park because of its scientific significance, and these areas are uninhabited. The rest of the island has a population of about 25,000. We awoke to the sounds of the city, no … Continue reading

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Coming Home After An Amazing Weekend!

Fact: Greenland is the world’s largest island, located between the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The total area of Greenland is 2,166,086 square kilometers (836,330 square miles). It is around 2,650 kilometers (1,650 miles) long … Continue reading

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Fact: Avalon’s golf course was first built in 1892, making it the oldest course in southern California. We were up and moving at 0-dark:30 AM because we had to have breakfast and then played nine holes of golf. Mary was … Continue reading

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