Letters from North America Archives
Last Dance -- the Final
In my opinion anyone who thinks that being married
is a 50/50 type of relationship is ...
beginning to wonder if the word ‘logic’ and
‘business’ can be used in the same sentence
I don’t know about you, but the thought of this
actually taking place turns my stomach...
In spite of all of the so called ‘labor’ saving
devices that I own.
Got a cell phone? I’ll give you something to think
about. Try tumors for your brain
I wish I could get
resolved before I leave this old planet
Twenty years ago, you had to actually memorize phone
think might just bring a smile to your face
it’s just me and maybe I’m weird or something
I may need
to look into buying a hearing aids.
suppose my next biggest gripe would have to be
goes to prove my point that you are only as old as
me if I’ve ever got to live by myself.
A few weeks
ago, I wrote about all of the extra charges being
purchase of any sort of electronic device
Man on the
of getting older brings with it a number of
challenges for all of us.
MEN ARE JUST HAPPIER
difference a week makes.
When I walked
into the dog pound...
usually the month I choose to pick on the United
States Post Office
My, how time
I don’t do
good with sick
My wife and I just got back from a trip to the west
The Idiots Guide to Marriage
club I belong to has a machine for everything...
Why buy it, if you can’t use it?
Head to the
nursery and buy new flowers and plants.
letter to Iranian President I’madinnerjacket.
OK…..so I missed the deadline for getting a column
out about Christmas….I’m not perfect.
computers to be friendly things
wonder how we ever accomplished any business in the
years before computers.
Do we do Thanksgiving in San Tropez or Staad?
My wife thinks I am becoming cynical the older I
get. I hope she is wrong.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner
can’t remember if the one we do in the fall is to
put us into daylight savings or to take us out of it
My wife’s’ grandmother
used to tell us that she looked at the obituaries every
have done more to produce couch potatoes than any other
As I’ve always
said… no good deed goes unpunished
that to the families of those six murdered individuals.
I’d rather be pecked
to death by ducks than to…
in the country seems to have their panties in a wad...
Who goes where without hurting
We keep these
things near and dear to or hearts.
seems to be up in arms over this global warming thing.
slow doesn’t do justice to how they work at this station
90 is the
new 60 as far as I’m concerned
are being controlled by technology
Anyone who has
been married as long as I have...
son is getting married in a few weeks.
Thank God I
only have two knees!
think the older you get the smarter you would be, wouldn’t
I will not
get into my opinion about what I think of today’s ‘funny’
go with Father’s day again
totally destroys the concept of non biased journalism
You might recall
a skit from the old Monty Python television show
we just see what we want to, when we want to do so.
The ‘too much’
older - knees and ears
has changed marriages
out, cell phones are in.
today, tomorrow is promised to no one.
nothing but what you need to feed yourself
Honey I think
that picture would look good on that wall
A sense of personal responsibility
between men and women and how they think - or don't
trip was to the post office
fork in me…I’m done
So much to write
about, so little time
We are moving.....
which haven’t been in the news as of late
sky is falling…the sky is falling"
The world is
Dear Mr. President
I am the symbol
of their nutritional bailout
Slow down and
smell the coffee or whatever
best of intentions... 2009
retriever was very surprised to see me in a Santa suit!
happened to America part 3
to America part 2
to America part 1
it is Thanksgiving again
ago, when the election was over
two years we have selected the leader of our country
the election and someone lost
woman faces prison
I like to pay
50 year high school reunion is coming up
is an actual college application essay
I must be weird…
enter into free fall
The brains of dead
suspicious of research
beyond reach of our modern society
upon foreign oil
Two funerals and
We have a
new twist coming along to contend with…..ghost voting
dumbing down of America
our good old state legislature
are better left alone!
You’d think this was
a no brainer wouldn’t you?
Texas wives with campaign contributions
countries won’t accept them back!
All at taxpayer
It’s so good
to see you!
afford to buy any new stuff?
don’t forget it.
to prevent abuse to vegetables??
The transparent bag
of garbage --
PSA went from 4.3
I was not aware
that the United States Congress was supposed to be sticking
its nose into ...
not a big fan of our government, but having said that...
OK, so what’s the
Mad rush for passports..
Sex with robots?
As it is
used in the phrase ‘public servant’
is my sad story....
I’ve fallen into
a quandary and can’t get up
was your Christmas?
Are The Future
Last Role Call
Contacts and Connections
Rent a pet?
- those crazy Californians!
like a wolf
taxes…no escaping either one is there?
see if I’ve got this correct
Here I come!
goes postal 2007
Sorry bill collector
to write about, so little time.
Where did those
sayings come from?
Word Police Force?
always heard me say that I thought the internet was
a good thing.
you are a substitute teacher in a small town
Wives keep us
from that fate
Nichol vs President Bush - Google wars
Is a dress
really worth that much?
said that ‘humor is the best medicine
children are at risk
Year - 2007
Christkindlmarket of Chicago
Vote and Veterans
I'm so sorry...
We've all heard
the news about...
National Friendship Week
We are at
Make a million
and retire early
too short for this nonsense...
Going up... Senator?
By the time you
The motivation for
my weekly comments generally...
I don't care
if you are a Republican, Democrat or whatever...
is not real
A few weeks
back I wrote about a grocery store chain...
Ok, gang... let's
play the Mr. Silly game.
Did I mention
how beautiful she is...
Now that we
have the Internet...
writers often talk about the 'parallel universe'.
About the only
things all of us have in common...
I don't begrudge
anyone for wanting to come to this country...
in a while it's better to just go fishing...
North Dakota – (4 hours ago)
Sometimes I question
my own sanity
Last week I
was trying to figure out...
You would think
that in this modern age of ours...
Last week I got
into a discussion with a couple of my sons ...
Age Activated Attention
Here I am sitting
at the airport the other day looking around..
First-class for congressmen
I don’t really
believe in Karma or stuff such as this…
Would you like
fries with that?
I don’t care
what anyone says, life is tough.
home... don't do it!
We’ve all heard
the old saying, ”if he didn’t have bad luck,..”
Are we all going
crazy, or does it just seem that way?
Dear Mr. Ethics
Most of the time
I sit before this computer...
of voice mail...
such a thing as 'political correctness' fifty years
are just some tricks you cannot teach an old dog.
about a dollar short and a day late.
is about being thankful...
- another bureaucratic snowball?
Last week, my
lovely wife bought a book...
With any luck...
Once in a while
you do something that really hurts your heart.
In this week's
paper there is a photograph I find very disturbing.
I got a great idea...
Ok you've heard
enough from me about...
the news report the other night I called my neighbor...
For several weeks
I am sure we
have all seen the pictures of the gulf coast.
of us are honest, hardworking folks just trying to get
lost our collective national minds or what?
I really wish
my mama had sat me down and explained...
remodeled, updated. Whatever that means...
revolting development this is...
day at sea, the boat gets one foot shorter
your house while living in it
gotten a reprieve
Life is funny
All I can is I'm
The Missed Wife
Women I just don't understand
Back to School
I'm still learning
Be very afraid
Do you know Benny
Diet Q & A
your luggage ticking?"
Kids and Sports
You don't want
to ask that
Tidal Wave of Crime
AARP for Astronauts,
Black Holes & Peanut Butter
of Grand fatherhood
Flowers and the
Men and Tools
Study on Prisoner
Re-entry in Texas