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.

We Got Tools For Christmas!

If you’ve seen one Santa, you’ve seen a mall. Dang… It’s that pesky trip to the doctor again hoping for good news but alas, not so much.  We did the x-ray early this week and Sue had another 1 cm … Continue reading

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A Christmas Also Alone…Almost!

Did you hear about the dyslexic Satanist? He sold his soul to Santa. We rested up last night knowing full well we were going to be walking a lot today and indeed, we did.  Off to Huntington Gardens for a … Continue reading

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Wheels Nuts And Other Such Things!

Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family. – Ronald Reagan Up and at em… We are off for a 9:00 AM appointment to see the vascular surgeon.  We … Continue reading

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From The Smallest Kitchen Came The Greatest Meals

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.”  ? Laura Ingalls Wilder Today we are off like a rocket…Sue goes to … Continue reading

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The Train Station Talked

What do you call a kid who doesn’t believe in Santa? A rebel without a Claus ! For those of you who know me you should know that one of my favorite tunes is Amazing Grace and I ran across … Continue reading

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Hey.. It’s Won’t Rust

What goes “oh oh oh”? Santa walking backwards. It’s the eighth and just a few days before Christmas…time is flying!  ISue and I are on our bestest behaviour cause the lbig guy is surely watching to make sure who is … Continue reading

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Ridin’ The Ol’ Step Van

Are people who are scared of Father Christmas Claustrophobic? Today is a big day because it’s the annual Christmas Play at the Bollinger Candlelight Dinner Theater in Claremont and we are taking 80 of our family and friends to see … Continue reading

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Poof! In A Could Of Smoke!

Why do programmers always mix up Halloween and Christmas? Because 31 OCT = 25 DEC! December 7th!  What a day for us to remember that fatal attack on Hawaii by the Japanese. It’s quite amazing that we look forward from … Continue reading

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The Levee Broke And The Water Came In!

Never catch snowflakes with your tongue until all the birds have gone south for the winter! It’s a dark damp rainy day… just like London!  The Brits are here and we called them and accuse them of bringing the weather.  … Continue reading

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The Brits Have Arrived!

When I was a child, my family was so poor that at Christmas we exchanged glances. Brian and Jan are flying today and likely will land late tonight so we will not see the whites of their eyes until Friday…jet … Continue reading

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