unca jim Free

Born in VT, raised in Adirondacks, world traveler thanks to US Army + USAF, getting older and more philosophical, reading and writing more obituaries than I'm comfortable with, but I'm gettin' there...

Recent Comments

  1. 2 days ago on Wide Open

    …..and legs to hunch on !!

  2. 3 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    @Jml58….ya beat me to it !!

  3. 7 days ago on Gasoline Alley

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  4. 8 days ago on Arlo and Janis

    @OldDog; Remember the joke about the size of a man’s balls compared to his income, ie; ‘golf’ for millionaires, “football” for Joe Six-pack ?

  5. 8 days ago on Arlo and Janis

    No fun being inundated with the same ol’ radio ads from Auto Insurance co’s, who promise “15% savings” esp; GEICO, Progressive, et al..Maddening..

  6. 8 days ago on Pluggers

    Lettuce and bananas will reveal in due course when “time’s up !”

  7. 8 days ago on Strange Brew

    ….At least they’re not getting a ‘chili-reception’….(ducking now)

  8. 10 days ago on Gasoline Alley

    …so.. all you guys had either an Atwater-Kent radio or a home-made crystal set back in the day, eh? For the record, mine was a a Philmore crystal set, a pair of headphones and a wire that stretched all the way out to the insulator on the out-house. fun times.

  9. 12 days ago on Calvin and Hobbes

    In all my 80+ years, I could never understand that “JOLT!” when halfway between consciousness and sleep, strong enough to cause one to kick over a night-stand and having to ‘re-set’ in order to get back to sleep.. Now, FLYING is an entirely different matter..

  10. 14 days ago on Stone Soup Classics

    That’s how I got to be called “Unca Jim”.. Just to listen and maybe give a gentle nudge in the right direction.. Throughout history, there’s always been a favorite aunt or uncle that seems to be a better listener than the actual parent.. >sigh<