July 3, 2019
Watermelon Cold in the Stream – Good Thing
In the grocery store today, I passed the watermelon and then fresh basil; and a bunch of 4th of July and summer memories popped in my head.
Some of you know, I grew up in the Adirondacks in small (I mean under 200 people) town and a small city. It made me decide to set aside the post I had ready; and just share some things that make me think of summer. Most of them revolve around our lake house, we called it camp.
It wasRead More
June 22, 2019
Rocketman – Wish I Left Singing
After the excitement while watching Bohemian Rhapsody, we were ready to see Rocketman, the Paramount-produced Elton John story. We thought we would leave skipping and running to the car to listen to Elton’s (born Reginald Dwight) music. That we would carry that enthusiasm, not just that day, but for days. Elton John was a childhood favorite. I know the words to almost every song. Fun awaited.
Also, a childhood crush was Bernie Taupen; Elton John’s writing partner (I go for the sensitive, creative types. Chip, the scientist, is now cringing). Well,Read More
June 13, 2019
Panda Penny Slot Love Without a Fanny Pack
Is it possible to develop a love for penny slots when you don’t mean to? The answer is, Yes. Well if you like Pandas. During my recent, first, casino-gambling experience, I learned the Panda penny slot machine has a simple magic to it. Spoiler alert … there is penny slot love without a fanny pack.
Hopefully Not Budding Gamblers
Chip and I are not gamblers. We have only been to a casino to hear music. But, last week, we were looking for someplace new for dinner and endedRead More
June 3, 2019
Underdog – The Unsung Superhero
Underdog is among the greatest of superheroes; but it appears, that not coming from a Marvel series has him, and his good deeds, overlooked. Recently, a website security question, asked who is my favorite superhero. In the box, I wrote Underdog. The site’s auto-response did not accept it. ” it is an in valid answer.” I tried two more times; and had the same result as well as being given examples of more acceptable super heroes names … Batman, Spiderman, Superman. How could anyone orRead More