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Born '36 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. 26 days ago on Wide Open

    Looks like that drink has a powerful “tart-like pucker-factor”

  2. 27 days ago on Strange Brew

    Note there are eleven ‘dressed’ penguins representing 22 degrees of the earth, which our boy would represent the 24th.. C’mon, somebody ! do my math for me !!

  3. 27 days ago on The Elderberries

    It’s my experience from my bikin’ days that the best foods are made by the smallest ‘hometown taverns’ that can’t afford to send their chow halfways to China !

  4. about 1 month ago on Doonesbury

    Back as an 18-year old at Ft. Dix, a bartender answered that same statement with “You come back with a CIB and I’ll BUY you a beer. Now go back to NY where 18 is legal !” (CIB= Combat Infantry Badge with Laurel, meant you’d been “under fire” situations, like Korea, fer instance)

  5. about 1 month ago on The Elderberries

    I’d save up the Grocery Market pickle juice and start a whole new cycle of “pickled stuff” on my own. Gone are the days.

  6. about 1 month ago on Wizard of Id

    Geetting the gold (by TV ads) is easy. Unloading it is another matter entirely.

  7. about 1 month ago on Pluggers

    I know what FUBAR represents, but sometimes one would run across a situation; “FUBAB !!”

  8. about 1 month ago on Arlo and Janis

    Today, (as I set down the jug for a spell) I have to say this about that; “Many a great man has died today…. And, and, and I don’t feel so well myself !”

  9. about 1 month ago on Pluggers

    FWIW= For What It’s Worth

  10. about 1 month ago on Real Life Adventures

    the video of that contest is on YouTube.