I’ll Look for You in Old Honolulu-a!

Hi Ho! Time certainly has a way of escaping us, like Houdini out of a straight jacket, and before we know it we’re a few days farther along the path.  The path now unfortunately strewn with broken shards of misadventure, opportunities lost,  moments squandered gazing into the abyss, empty wine bottles, used dental floss, a … [Read more…]

Where we are – 31 Jan 2017

Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light……………………………………………………………?                 On the shore, dimly seen through the mists of the deep…………………………………………….. We strain to see through the fog, uneasy, uncertain, perhaps angry, frightened maybe.  When the fog lifts will we see a world contorted and distorted as … [Read more…]

How Bob Saved Christmas

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times………….” To all of you who tune in regularly and also those unfortunate few who do not, I share the deepest and most sincere wish that you are surrounded by friends and family and that your holidays are and will continue to be filled with … [Read more…]

The Season of Joy and Splendor!

The world needs more mistletoe. Perhaps I shall tell you a story in which only the facts have been fabricated…… in their entirety.  Whatever truth lies herein is merely geographical and all else including footnotes, if any, should be regarded with skepticism as well as puzzlement and a generous dose of disbelief. (1) You can take … [Read more…]

12 December 2016

“Rise free from care before the dawn and seek adventure……….” And such an adventure it is!  So much has happened since I last texted, typed and tarried over the keyboard.  So much, and yet so little has changed.  We have new leadership on the horizon!  The half of the country that has been clapping its hands … [Read more…]

Acadia National Park

5 Nov 2016 Saturday night and home for just about 24 hours.  What a great week we had!  Just wandering New England without any definite plans.  The dream I held for retirement before all the grandchildren started arriving!!  There is too much to relate but somehow our last stop was in Cape Cod visiting Susan’s cousin … [Read more…]

Rangeley Lake

Rangeley Lake, Maine A thought :    ” Despite the forecast, live like it’s spring.”  -Lilly Pulitzer 30 October 2016 Sunday morning at lakes edge.  Awoke to Susan not so stealthily shuffling about, making coffee and hoping to go out and awaken a few loons.  It would appear that the only loon awakened was me. … [Read more…]

30 October 2016

30 Oct 2016 Ah!  Just when I thought we would be home for a while it seemed like a good time to go to Maine.  We’ve been ruminating about going for most of the summer and fall but things just kept getting in the way.  So now that the weather is getting miserable in Ithaca … [Read more…]

23 Oct 2016

I’m back, and must admit I’ve sort of missed you. A thing to ponder today:  ” Fun is about as good a habit as there is……..”  Jimmy Buffet That would be good to paste on the mirror as a reminder every morning.  Now that I’m retired and getting the hang of it, time seems even … [Read more…]

13 Oct 2016

A thought for today. Shimon Peres, the recently deceased Israeli statesman, when asked how he conducted his affairs with the energy and enthusiasm of one much younger responded that in order to stay young you must make sure your list of dreams is longer than your list of accomplishments. I have struggled in this endeavor … [Read more…]