July 31st 1999 was the hottest day ever recorded in Greenville SC. It was 104 degrees that day. It was so hot I had to put ice in my Scotch. I remember that day very well because it was the day I got married. People always thought it would be a "cold day in hell" … Continue reading If We Were Vampires
So my wife tells me I have been irritable lately. She says I act mad all the time. I honestly don't know what in the hell she is talking about. I don't freaking act mad all the time. Sometimes she just...... especially when I walk in and every light is on in the house. That … Continue reading It’s The Little Things, The Little Bitty Things
I love to watch documentaries. Never got into "Game of Thrones", "X Men" or that genre of TV or movies. I am more of cops and robbers guy. Honestly I have gotten to the point where outside of watching "The Braves" my TV watching is pretty limited as is my conversations with my wife who … Continue reading Chasing The Moon
Sunday is Father's Day. Father's Day has never meant too much to me. Both my parents died when I was young so I never really got to know either of them and I have never been a father. I never really dwell on either. One I had no control, the other was a mutual decision. … Continue reading Dad’s Day
They say writing is therapeutic. I think it is true. I guess the whole reason for this blog is therapy. I'm not writing to see how many people read this jumbled up rambling thoughts of a aging gasbag but it is therapeutic to bang on a keyboard to release my thoughts as an aging gasbag. … Continue reading No Really, It Is
Homegrown tomatoes home grown tomatoesWha'd life be without homegrown tomatoesOnly two things money can't buyThat's true love and homegrown tomatoes Every year around this time, I go to Spotify and I crank up Guy Clark's "Homegrown Tomatoes" because it is that time of year boys and girls. Cherokee Purples, Brandywine, Big Boy, Better Boy, Celebrity, … Continue reading Homegrown Tomatoes
One of the greatest phrases in the English language to me is, "Pitchers and catchers will be reporting in two weeks." Number One, it tells me that spring is just around the corner, and it also tells me the Bravos are getting ready for camp and that in a matter of months my heart will … Continue reading Boy those Yankee fans sure are nice….Said no one ever.