Category Archives: Life

The Way It Used to Be

It seems I need to get back into blogging. Since I don’t watch much TV, I’ve been spending my nights in a fruitless effort to try to learn the Japanese language – and still getting nowhere. At least it feels … Continue reading

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Manic Monday

Monday night was crazy. Earlier in the day, Ann had sent me a picture of my wonderful neighbor — you already know I’m being fatuous — standing in the street next to his car. That is, his damaged car. Turns … Continue reading

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A Summer That Won’t Suck, Outing 1: Petersen Automotive Museum

Well, if there’s anything that will get me blogging with regular frequency, it’s going out and doing things. And that’s exactly what the kid and I did today. He had heard about an event going on at the Petersen Automotive … Continue reading

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A Summer That Won’t Suck

When I was working at the grocery store, there were a few things I lacked. First, dignity. There was a time when working such a job was a rather respectable thing to do with people spending a good portion of … Continue reading

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Top: Dad with my brother at Knott’s Berry Farm, 1968. I was still in the oven. Bottom: me at Knott’s Berry Farm in 2016 with these same ladies. Today is the 40th anniversary of Dad’s passing. There’s only so many … Continue reading

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