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The Last Black Duster

The Last Black Duster

 

Occasionally in life, old Mother Nature can deal out some strange weather related events that can have some very unusual effects on our every day life. I believe that I have experienced one of natures events that no one may ever see again.

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Riding With Jimmy

Riding With Jimmy

 

When I was on the Phillips Petroleum engineers training program, I was able to spend time with personnel in the various job areas in the oil field. This story reflects some of my experiences with a field operator. Continue reading

The Freeze

The Freeze

I have often heard the phrase “It was caused by a failure to communicate.” I found failure to communicate to be one of the contributing factors in a serious accident I was involved in in 1973. Here is the story. Continue reading

iPad Notes App Part 2

The Cannibals

The Cannibals

Written with my iPad Notes App

Since I love to write and the Notes pad on the iPad is so easy to use from my recliner, I thought I’d revisit Notes in “iPad Notes App Part 2”. I use Notes to write all my emails because it is so easy. I write the email notes and edit them for mistakes in Notes. Then I hit the small square with the arrow pointing up at the top of the page. I select mail and the note goes into email format ready to add “to” addresses and “cc” addresses. So I send all my emails in a very comfortable position. Continue reading

Miscues and the Cuties

Miscues and the Cuties

Seniors can always find something interesting and fun to do. My wife and I helped start an exhibition clog team. Initially the goal was to get some much needed exercise and to entertain some of the special groups such as nursing homes in our free time, but it developed into to much more than that. I would encourage all seniors to get into some activities such as this as it will give you much enjoyment and you will love it. Here is our story. Continue reading

The Fred Shuffle

The Fred Shuffle

 

Have you ever felt like someone has stolen one of your creations and made a fortune off of it? This is exactly how my friend Gary and I felt, but I’m getting ahead of the story. Continue reading

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars

I have heard stories of others having the good fortune of running into famous stars and getting to meet them, but I didn’t think it would ever happen to us. What actually happened was beyond anything I could have imagined. Here’s the story. Continue reading

The Fall

The Fall

 

Sometimes a simple thing like flipping a light switch on can save you a lot of misery and expense. As we grow older, we tend to think we can still do the things we could always do. This is simply not the case. So all you seniors out there be safe. Here’s my story today.

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