Monthly Archives: July 2018

My Weed Garden

Some days I love to garden. Other days, not so much. I had my backyard flower garden looking terrific, weeds under control, flowers blooming. My green thumb was vibrating with joy. But weeds, being weeds, are never truly under control. … Continue reading

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Hometown

I always say that I’m from Nashville, home of the Titans, country music, Al Gore, and big hair. There’s a lot to write about when you’re from Nashville. However, I’m actually from a small satellite community called Smyrna, where column … Continue reading

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The Incredible Growing Spaghetti

I was out of town attending a festival in East Tennessee. Even though we made reservations months in advance, that was not soon enough. We ended up staying away from the center of activity in a tiny town in a … Continue reading

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The Gambler

Someone won the lottery again, and again it wasn’t me. To win the lottery, you have to buy a ticket. And since I didn’t have a ticket, that’s probably a big part of why I didn’t win — that and … Continue reading

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Office 101

An office is a place where people go to spend the day in a tiny cubicle and wish they were not spending the day in a cubicle. Cubicles were invented to keep workers from spending time talking to each other … Continue reading

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Who Is That Masked Man?

“Who is that masked man, anyway?” They always asked, as he rode off into the sunset. “Why, don’t you know? That’s the Lone Ranger!” The William Tell overture swelled in the background as we heard him shout, “Hi Yo, Silver, … Continue reading

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New Phone Fever

The other day I was at Walmart and walked by the electronics display. I made the mistake of stopping to look at the new iPhone X. It was all screen, no plastic frame. “I could use a new phone,” I … Continue reading

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Hello Operator

People’s love affair with the telephone has been going on for longer than I can remember. In the not so distant past, telephones were all standard black models. When you picked up the receiver, the operator answered and you told … Continue reading

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Invisible Cat

Whoever said, “Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” was incorrect. Hell hath no fury like a cat that has to visit the veterinarian. This cliché was clearly demonstrated to me last week. I was sitting at my computer … Continue reading

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