Flying over the Mississippi

I took my drone down near my old house and flew it out over the river.  I’ve only flown it like three times and I’m still a little unsure when flying it.  When it was out over the river I got really nervous and thought about what would happen if it went down.  It […]


Happy Birthday Dad

My dad would have been 103 today.   He was born On March 16, 1912 in Quilin MO.  He married my mom in 1935 when she was 14 years old and he was 23. They were married 55 years when he died in 1990 at the age of 78.  The photo on the left shows my dad […]


Walking In Memphis

We spent the weekend in Memphis Tennessee.  My granddaughter was playing in a soccer tournament so we went down to watch her team play.  Between games on Saturday we ventured over to Elvis Presley Boulevard for a short visit to Graceland.  My brother-in-law and sister-in-law had never been there and they wanted to go. […]



Sandie M sends word that my Old School Selfie popped up on the Purple Clover Facebook page Sunday morning.

It has 31,853 Likes and 380 comments since posting Sunday morning.

Thanks Sandie

Here’s the original post from July of 2013:  Old-time selfie

Here’s a link to HLN’s  Morning Express with Robin Meade segment […]


Happy Birthday Mom!

My mom would have been 94 today. The photo below of her and me and was taken in 1955 when she was 34 and I was almost 7 years old.  She died in 1995 at […]


Safe Haven

My dog Gus comes and gets under my desk whenever my wife cooks breakfast.  The fact that the smoke alarm has a tendency to go off when she partakes in this activity might have something to do with it.




Taco Soup for dinner tonight

I’m trying this simple recipe for dinner tonight.  It’s smelling really good about now. I hope it tastes as good as it smells.  It’s very easy to do.  I’m cooking it on high in the crockpot for about 4 hours.

Simply stir everything in a pot on the stove to heat, or […]


How will you die?

At least I have a while to go.  109! … Woo Hoo!

Note to self:  Don’t go to New York City in 2057. 

Click the link to find out  how and when you will die.  How will you die?

Thanks Connie



My New Year’s Resolution




Happy Thanksgiving

The fourth Thursday in November is Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S..   The First Thanksgiving was in 1621 when the pilgrims celebrated the fall harvest. They were thankful for a good crop and partied for three days. They were much younger than I am.

We spatchcocked our turkey last night in preparation for it’s stint in the […]

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