Author Archives: Paul

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.

A Day To Remember; Off The Grid!

What would a barefoot man get if he stepped on an electric fence? A pair of shocks. We Got up this morning to start getting ready for Thanksgiving day, and, low and behold, the light wouldn’t come on in the … Continue reading

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Geting Ready For Thanksgiving

What sound does a turkey’s phone make?” “Wing, wing, wing! We were up early and started preparing for Thanksgiving. We did some errands first, like getting two new tables, just in case, and then to Walmart to get all the … Continue reading

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Mary Is Retired; Day #1

Work hard and save your money and when you are old, you will be able to buy the things only the young can enjoy. Can you believe it? The first day of retirement, and we are up at 6:00 AM … Continue reading

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Mary’s Last Day Of Work (…At The Office)

I love how in horror movies, the person will ask, “Is anyone there?” As if the killer would say, “Oh yeah, I’m in the kitchen. Want a sandwich?” It’s Monday, a very special Monday, so here goes the song of … Continue reading

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Woo Who, Nothing To Do!

Gardening: Man’s effort to improve his lot. OK, here it is: I ordered a chicken and an egg from Amazon. I’ll let you know. After last night’s exhibition of fine dancing, we were tired, and our eyes didn’t open until … Continue reading

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We Went Dancing!!!

The hula dance is simple: you put some grass on one hip, some more grass on the other hip, and then you rotate the crops. First things first, the swim spa!!  We had our hot coffee and discussed the plans … Continue reading

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Friday Is Here; After Today One More Working Day!

Now Fridays aren’t the best day of the week anymore… they all are! Mary listened to the  TV News, Channel Five KTLA, and a cement truck flipped on the 22 Fwy, so we planned an alternative route.  Just before leaving, … Continue reading

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Friday Is Approaching; RD-3 (Retirement Day Minus 3)

Why don’t retirees mind being called seniors? Because the term comes with a 10% discount. It was O-dark-thirty when Mary arose and woke me from a sound sleep.  She had to be in Huntington Beach by 7:30 AM for a … Continue reading

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Hump Day Has Arrived!

How does Yoda get through Wednesday? By saying, “Half over the week is now!” Mid-week, our cleaners arrive at 8:30 AM, so we have to get up early to clean the house. Mary hit the showers, and I finished off … Continue reading

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Tuesday Means We Work Around The House!

We usually have margaritas on Thursdays, but since it’s Tuesday, I’ll make an exception. No more Tuesday Zoom meetings after this morning; it was nice to hear the accolades from the members of her group after twenty years of service.  … Continue reading

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