Conflicted…

My best friend, for 56 years, is being buried today. We grew up together, and literally never lost that childhood friendship. We talked the evening before he died last week, planning a visit as soon as my surgery and recovery … Continue reading

Dealing with death…

As we get ‘older’ we start aging out… Which means we start losing friends, relatives, and family in some cases.  It also forces us to confront our own mortality… I’ve had two friends die this week, one expected and one … Continue reading

Tin Can Assassin Update…

Via Brigid… TCA’s wife got in touch with her and received this. “All is stable right now, and she sounded a little more upbeat. I don’t know much more than that, but she seriously appreciates all the posts and prayers.” Please … Continue reading

Looking for the positive…

A friend emailed me this, and it’s truly about Americans coming together to get things done… Honestly, I can’t think of anything SINCE 9/11 that has actually done much to bring folks on all sides to work together… Think about … Continue reading

Semper Fi my friend, Semper Fi…

Sorry for the lack of posts and comments. Been in SC for a funeral of an old friend. At my age it’s obvious that I’m going to lose friends, but it still hurts. It’s even worse when one has to … Continue reading

Tam…

For those who follow Tam over at View From the Porch, she has a ‘bit’ of an issue… She details it HERE. I consider Tam a friend, and she is in need, so if you have a few spare $$, … Continue reading