Category Archives: Personal History

[Mostly] True Stories about me.

I guess you just had to be there . . . .

A joke or story isn’t near as funny if you have to explain it. Sometimes it’s situational and you wind up saying: “I guess you just had to be there . . . .” Not one Vietnam war veteran in … Continue reading

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Shipping and Handling

Dear Shutterfly, Just what part of the term “FREE” do you not understand? I believe that anyone who uses that term engages in FALSE ADVERTISING. I believe those who do should all be arrested and publicly flogged. In large print … Continue reading

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You Betcha Dupa We Got Pączkis!

Once again it’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday). I wanted to make sure my brother had some pączkis even though he’s in the hospital. I drove over to National Bakery and had to park way down the hill on the next … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth Give Three Examples: Cooking with Love: She salted the meat. I salted the meat. Later, she wasn’t sure if she salted the meat so she salted the meat again. We went out to dinner. … Continue reading

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Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

Just before Christmas, but a few weeks ago, I had Breakfast with Santa at St. Florian’s parish. I took my son along kicking and screaming (he’s 34). The food is quite good, especially the cheese omelets; and the meal comes … Continue reading

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Lady Katherine

Lady Katherine. That’s how I think of her whenever I think of her – Lady Katherine. Perhaps she was a even a princess at one time. I don’t exactly recall the occasion, it may well have been the collation following … Continue reading

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