Monthly Archives: May 2013

You’re Pre-Approved!

In Credit Card parlance this idiomatic expression means predatory lenders have cast their eyes upon you ere you’ve cast your eyes upon them.

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Hollywood Heroes

Hollywood heroes? I don’t have any. I never did. In the aftermath of World War II I grew up on John Wayne movies. There was a host of Hollywood heroes to choose from, like Van Johnson, Gary Cooper, James Stuart; … Continue reading

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One Of Those Crazy Dreams

 It was just a dream but I didn’t know it.  The doorbell rang.   It was after dark.   I walk through the dining room.   I walk through the living room.   It’s a warm night but we don’t … Continue reading

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The Emergency Room

My brother was involved in an unfortunate accident and 911 was called; but because his injuries were deemed minor by the Fire Department EMT crew, I drove him myself to the local hospital Emergency Room for examination and treatment. While … Continue reading

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The Giraffe

I’ve always felt a giraffe was a racehorse designed by a committee. Which says something about my disappointment with democracy. But giraffes are beautiful creatures in their own way and for that reason I would miss them if they ever … Continue reading

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I, Pope

Perusing the Internet I glanced at an article about the recent conclave of Cardinals to choose the new Pope. The article said the Pope doesn’t necessarily have to be a priest. While partaking of a lenten fish fry (St. Florians’ … Continue reading

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Are You My Mother?

Why do I feel guilty about not writing?

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