Monthly Archives: August 2008

Hemingway and lucky stars

The year I was born in 1954, Hemingway came to Africa once again. He was older then and was drinking heavily. He came with Mary and they planned a safari together. He also wished to visit his son, who was … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Come

“There aren’t enough days in the weekend,” thought Rod Schmidt and I couldn’t agree more but Saturday morning is just a tremendous way to start. So here I sit either doing or thinking about what I am doing. Now that’s … Continue reading

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small chunks

I agree with my paperback hero, my old beach bum and philosopher friend, Travis McGee who spent his money as he made it taking his retirement as he would say “in small chunks” as he went along. If you are … Continue reading

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Dog Daze

my dog and me tried to decide what to do with our day we scratched and we yawned and rolled on our backs completely worn out from the fray we took a long nap dreaming of glory chasing our quarry … Continue reading

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Plato and fudge pie

I laid into the fudge pie my wife made last night and started thinking that I was so enjoying this chocolate heaven that I was starrry-eyed which made me think of Plato’s words about Astronomy. He said it, “…complels the … Continue reading

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