Tagged: George Graham

Signing off

Signing Off

I  don’t remember how many years it’s been since Webmaster Xavier invited me to write a blog, but I know it’s been a long time. Now, the time has come to sign off.  I...

Wasps that Will Not Die

Wasps that Will Not Die

Forget Freddie. There are these little critters under the oak tree in our front yard that put him to shame. I first made their acquaintance a couple of years ago when a handyman who...

It’s Looking Merry after all

It’s Looking Merry after all

Back on line after a few days of site maintenance, and just in time to wish readers of this blog a merry Christmas. Sandra and I are merrily trying to figure out the instructions...

Saying Thanks and Meaning it

Saying Thanks and Meaning it

Today, Americans say thanks. And (to borrow a line from John Lennon) you know it ain’t easy. Not for me, anyway. I always feel awkward saying thanks. Am I afraid I’ll sound insincere? Or...

Resisting the False Appeal of Glamour and Glitz

Resisting the False Appeal of Glamour and Glitz

  On a day like today, when dark clouds choke the sky and lingering showers drift through my Florida town, I am prone to a reflective review of my life. I wouldn’t say that it is...

Wiped Out by a Trojan Horse, and Other Sad Tales

Wiped Out by a Trojan Horse, and Other Sad Tales

In case you might be wondering why there have been no blogs for several days, the reason isn’t that I’ve given up in disgust, although I have to admit that I’m often tempted to...

A Phone Call That Had Me Worried. Why Am I So Dumb?

A Phone Call That Had Me Worried. Why Am I So Dumb?

When the phone rang I was fiddling with a painting that was giving me fits. I used to be able to paint landscapes – watercolor landscapes – but I have never taken a class...

No, I Haven’t Given Up Blogging; It Was Just a Computer Crash

No, I Haven’t Given Up Blogging; It Was Just a Computer Crash

To the thousands and thousands of readers who can’t wait to see what wonderful blog I’ve produced each day: I know you must have feared the worst. What, no blog since last Wednesday? Had...