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This is the third of four days staying in a cabin on Lake Alice in Tomahawk, WI. Here’s that doe I...read more
Today is my birthday. I guess that's good. For many people their birthday is a day for celebration, often a lot of celebration. Today, friends and family will wish me a happy birthday. I'll get a few cards. I'll be taken out to lunch or dinner. Maybe there will be a...read more
Ladies and Gentlemen, the story you are about to read is true. Maybe the names should have been changed to protect the innocent, but they weren't. [musical interlude] This is the city, Ventura California. I live here. I'm not a cop. It was Wednesday, August 8th. It...read more
Okay, here I am with another bit of did-you-really-want-to-know trivia. I've found the smattering of Hawaiian I've encountered to be quite interesting, mostly because I sometimes think the Islands might have been originally inhabited by the Welsh or Germans. The...read more
Google has an interesting feature I use when I need a little inspiration or when I feel like looking for something, but I don't know what I want to look for. Open the Google search page and just click on the bar that says, "I'm Feeling Lucky." Usually, I don't enter...read more
My granddaughter and I have a lot of fun when we're together. I have a number of running jokes I use with her. For instance, I try to use her name at least once in any story I read her. I also try to change something in the story. That way I know if she's paying...read more
If tomorrow all the things were gone I'd worked for all my life And I had to start again with just my children and my wife I'd thank my lucky stars to be living here today 'Cause the flag still stands for freedom and they can't take that away And I'm proud to be an...read more
It often seems to me Twitter should suspend Donald Trump's Twitter account for violation of Twitter's Rules. It seems to me he has often violated these two rules. Abuse: You may not engage in the targeted harassment of someone, or incite other people to do so. We...read more
As is often the case, Fox News is messing with my mind, but this time, not for the reason you might think. It's about a story that says parents are fed up with summer vacation in less than two weeks 13 days - not their vacation, their kids' vacation! Actually, it...read more
Right now, I'm fortunate enough to be living in one of the most pleasant places in the United States, even though I'm barely able to afford living here. That's why I'm considering moving to an area that is only 25% as pleasant, but much more affordable. Where I am now...read more
Sayings of Caledon Pritz