Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

Just an old retired guy trying to finish out my last years on this planet loving my best friend and wife, having fun, learning, and passing on helpful things to others.

Our Last Day On The Island (Catalina Day Three)

You’ve stolen a pizza, my heart. We were up early to fit in a lot of stuff before our departure at 2:45 PM. We remembered yesterday, pretty good for two old folks!  Oops, one old folk and one spring chicken! … Continue reading

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We Are Off To Face Certain Death! (Catalina Day Two)

Inspecting mirrors is a job I could really see myself doing. Today was my 5,000th day of being retired!  Thirteen years, six months, and five days I gave up working.  Mary needs to hurry up and catch up with me! … Continue reading

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Sailing Sailing Over The Bounding Main (Catalina Day One)

Some years after the flood, Noah wanted to sail again. Unfortunately, he didn’t remember where he arked. We had an hour before we needed to drop of Scout so we stopped by Jan’s and brought breakfast/lunch!  We surprised her! We … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Has Arrived

The old woman who lived in a shoe wasn’t the sole owner, there were strings attached. This will be the first Thanksgiving without Mitch and Sue in thirty-plus years.  I decided to proceed with the celebration at home, not a … Continue reading

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One More Day And Turkeys Beware!

Cartoonist found dead in home. Details are sketchy. Today was” get ready for Turkey Day!”  The cleaning folks were her so I left them alone to do their magic.  I worked in the yard. Domilita has taken care of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Before Thanksgiving And All Is Well

“Getting the longer part of the wishbone is a snap.” Up at the clack of dawn (I have a Japanese alarm clock).  I jumped out of bed, raced to the thermostat, and set it to well-done.  It is getting frosty … Continue reading

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Prepping For Thanksgiving

“My family told me to stop telling Thanksgiving jokes, but I said I couldn’t quit cold turkey.” Up and at it at 6:00 AM doing our exercises.  It felt pretty good. When I went to my phone, I got a … Continue reading

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Sunday Was A Busy Day

Lettuce Romaine Friends We were up and early because Mary wants to play dirty.  That did not sound right!  She wants to play in the garden, dig in the dirt, so we drove to H&H in Lakewood, got a mess … Continue reading

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Saturday Has Arrived And All Is Well

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Those were the days. We’ve been told that only 6 people are allowed to meet for Thanksgiving Day this year, but 30 people for a funeral. Therefore we will be holding a funeral … Continue reading

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Time To Work In The Garden

A friend of mine used to live in a duck pond, but he moved out when he got fed up with all the bills. So we could go out to dinner, I took Scout with me, and he stayed at … Continue reading

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