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.

A Big Day In My Life!

So what if I don’t know what “Armageddon” means? It’s not the end of the world. The day started like typical Mondays, Mary headed for work, and I worked around my house.  As soon as I sit down, the phone … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2021

Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother. We celebrated Mother’s Day with our family at Old Ranch Country Club and it was a grand affaire.

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Work And Play; That’s A Good Idea

If I got 50 cents for every failed math exam, I’d have $ 6.30 now. We got up early, walked the baby, and then headed to Chateau Liles for a four-hour session of packing.  The master bedroom and bath are … Continue reading

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We All Worked Today!

I asked Mary if she ever fantasizes about me, she said yes – about me taking out the trash, mowing the lawn, and doing the dishes. Mary went to the office while I stayed at home and packed part of … Continue reading

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I Can’t Go Any Faster

 I used to have a handle on life, but then it broke. We walked the baby this morning, it rather, he walked us.  It was a beautiful day, a day that should have been restful but alas, we were on … Continue reading

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It Closed; I Am Officially Homeless!

I think the homeless have it pretty good because 98% of deadly accidents happen inside the home. Escrow closed today on my home, and I tease everyone that “I am homeless.”  Well, nothing could be farther from the truth. Dr. … Continue reading

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Tuesday Found Us In Mary’s Garage

Took my car to the garage and filled up the tires with air, it cost $2 more than last week. The cost of inflation. We planned to continue the activity of looking through old boxes of things and sorting them … Continue reading

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Monday Is Here; We Survived The Weekend

I like Tuesday simply because it is the furthest from next Monday I can be. On Tuesday you can relax a little knowing Monday is far, far away. Mary went off to work while I prepared my checklist for the … Continue reading

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We Worked! And Worked! And Worked!

Teamwork is important; it helps to put the blame on someone else. Since Mary and I bought the house, we are cleaning up things before we start packing in the next 30 days.  Actually, the escrow will clear on the … Continue reading

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Saturday Was A Day Full Of Emotions

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever; the goal is to create something that will. Mary and I talked about the garden a lot this morning.  We will miss most of the harvest this year, but I had … Continue reading

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