Category Archives: Simple Observations

Gobbling Down a Meal

Though Thanksgiving is celebrated in a few other countries, it has developed into a distinctly American tradition. It is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, and the day after, known as “Black Friday,” has unofficially become the start … Continue reading

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Holy Cow – Someone’s in Trouble

Yesterday, I was on my way home from work; and as I often do, began thinking about subjects for my next simple observation of everyday life. Turning into my development, I noticed, a few doors down from my house, was … Continue reading

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Hey, You Look Familiar

How many of you have heard about, what’s called a “Doppelganger?” It has often been described as someone’s double, look-alike, or physical and behavioral twin. Though identical in looks, they have no genetic relationship with you. Folklore has said, that … Continue reading

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Live and Let Dry

Recently, I got a rare, and eye-opening chance to observe laundromats up close and personal. My old, but usually reliable washing machine broke down, and forced me to throw a couple pairs of underwear, my favorite, relaxed-fit jeans, two tee-shirts, … Continue reading

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Scaring Up Some Fun

As the days grow shorter, and a cool chill fills the evening air; it’s almost time for hideous, cackling witches, to soar high above leafless trees laid bare by brisk autumn winds, and snatch up unwary children, as they rush home to beat the … Continue reading

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Now, That’s What I Call Clean

I was taking a nice, relaxing, hot shower early this morning, with a large, white, freshly opened bar of original Ivory soap, when two things happened. I somehow managed to get some soap in one eye, and then the rectangular shaped bar slipped … Continue reading

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Turning into a Giant

  Back in June, I wrote a post called, “The Incredible Shrinking man.” At that time, after a visit to my doctor, I was convinced that I was rapidly shrinking. Since then, I’ve been noticing some disturbing trends involving my … Continue reading

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Hair Today – Gone Tomorrow

This morning after shaving, I took a good like at my face and head. Like most middle-aged men, I’m starting to see the inevitable, and rapid transfer of massive quantities of hair follicles, from the top of my cranium, to … Continue reading

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Looking for Love

For the purpose of full disclosure, and in the presence of my fellow bloggers; I am stating for the record, that in a little over a week, I will be celebrating twenty-three years of wedded bliss, to the most wonderful … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Flush

A few weeks ago, the Powerball Lottery jackpot in my state, had reached close to half a billion dollars. I played a few tickets, and as I often do; daydreamed of being the sole winner of hundreds of millions of … Continue reading

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