Fried Bologna Sandwich

I walked into a diner this morning for breakfast.The place has a good Breakfast and a good Breakfast Crowd. It’s also very loud during Breakfast Hours, which will play a big part in this story. I get in line. Person after person goes up to the counter, places their order, and steps to their left…

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Oxford Performing Arts Centre

Today, I got my Ol’ Rod and Reel out. I hadn’t held it in my hand since before my Brother passed.It’s an “Abu Garcia” that I bought as a teenager.Back then, I was a member of the Bass Masters.I loved being a Member of the Bass Masters just as much as “Ralphie” loved being in…

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Blog 6/16/2024

It’s been a good couple of days here.The “Fam” returned home safely, which is the main thing.And I’ve gotten some things done with my “Disabled Garden.” So far, I’ve picked several Peppers.One Pepper, in particular, was bought from the Garden Section of Lowes and was not grown from seed like my other plants.It’s called a…

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6/11/2024

My Vacation/Bacheloring is about over.In case you haven’t read previous posts, my Family went on a Vacation, and I stayed behind to “Bachelor” it for a bit.They reported that they were tired and ready to return home, and I’ll admit I missed them a bit. “The Dawgs” and I have had a great time.I was…

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6/8/2024

—6/8/2024— I think I’ve been out in the sunshine a bit too much over the past few days. I’m not sunburnt. I don’t even think I’m red.I just know I’m Cold. This house sits atop a Mountain and gets direct sunlight for much of the day. So, by 2 pm, my room is, I’m guessing,…

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The Front Porch

Sitting on the Front Porch is one of the Great things about living in the South.You’ve seen it on “The Andy Griffith Show.”Andy, Aunt Bee, and Opie just sitting on the Front Porch.Andy may pick the Guitar up to play it.Opie might be playing with Wooden Blocks.Yet, they sit there calmly and peacefully. Sometimes talking.…

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The After Effects of Suicide

—The After Effects of Suicide— I pulled into the parking lot and parked.The Cemetery was in front of me.I noticed that the tree he was buried under had been cut down to make room for more Burial Plots.It had been Twenty-Eight or Twenty-Nine Years since I was last here.I got out of my Truck. Outside…

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Majestic Pies

—Majestic Pies— Every Town should have a local joint to hang out at.A place where you can go to unwind, have a drink, eat some Great Food, and see your neighbors and friends. A place where you can Laugh, Sing, and Cheer for your team as you watch them play on the TV. Hug someone…

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Bachelorin’ It

I’m Bachelorin’ it. The next few days, the “Fam” is out of town.They wanted me to go with them, but I’d rather stay behind and be by myself. It is nice that they really wanted me to go with them, and I feel bad for not going, but I enjoy being a Bachelor. —And being…

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June 1st 2024

It’s minutes into June 1st of 2024.I woke early—a few minutes past midnight—with a headache.Not a bad headache. Just bad enough to wake me up and keep me from falling back to Sleep.I get my Laptop out to Journal. I have been sick the past week with “Thrush” and yeast infections.My Body seems to have…

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