Category Archives: Holidays

We love all of the holidays becuase it means we get to see the kids and grand kids and great grandkids

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

I went out drinking on St Patricks Day, so I took a bus home…That may not be a big deal to you, but I’ve never driven a bus before! Today we celebrate…all is green with the world. We are having … Continue reading

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Only A Few Hours And 2019 Will Be Here! Yeah!!

May all your troubles last as long as your New Years resolutions? Today I fussed getting preparations underway for this evening. Last minute people [uts/takes plus going to ORCC to assure the band was set up and tables were OK. … Continue reading

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Fifty-Three Years! That’s Tradition!

“Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.” Our tradition again begins! It’s 9:30AM and we … Continue reading

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1968 And I Was There…In Spirit!

What does the Grinch do with a baseball bat? Hits a gnome and runs! Only a couple of days until Christmas and we are already going 90 miles per hour! It will be non-stop after Sunday afternoon! Disneyland, Chinese Restaurant, … 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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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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Where Does Tome Go?

I hate jokes about prom. The punch line is always too long. OK, let’s get the show on the road.  I departed home at 9:00 AM to head for the blood test!  I had studied all night long so I … Continue reading

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Hello Sunday!

I asked my wife what she wanted for Christmas. She told me “Nothing would make her happier than a diamond necklace” So I bought her nothing. Time to panic.  As I walked into the office at 6:30 AM I realized … Continue reading

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Goodbye Turkey; Hello Pounds!

Q: What did the turkey say to the computer?A: Google, google, google! We checked our front page and we have been retired now 4,263 days (or 11 Years, 8 Months, and 1 Day) so we give thanks to that! Really, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For Thanksgiving

Hors D’oeuvre: A ham sandwich cut into forty pieces! We checked out calendar and went to the Old Guys Luncheon only to find out it was cancelled.  But we saved the day as Robin joined us for lunch and who … Continue reading

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