Monthly Archives: December 2010

No Strings Attached

I want to give you something.  A free gift.  No strings attached. Why is it that people are so concerned about giving “the perfect gift” at Christmas?  They frantically run from store to store, trying to find the one gift … Continue reading

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Your Cake and Eat It

For those expecting to read about my escapist adventures on my birthday, the sexual marathon with a gorgeous brunette, or about the shedding of an old half-century and preparing for a new one – sorry.  Nothing happened of any signifigance or … Continue reading

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No Over-The-Hill Party For Me

TODAY IS THE DAY! Bring on the dancing girls!  Bring on the barbeque!  Bring on Fearless Freep!! I believe John and Paul said it best, (bah bah bahnah nah nahnah nah nah) You say it’s your birthday, (bah bah bahnah nah … Continue reading

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Call Me And We’ll Do…Whatever

I am happy to announce that last night was my final night of taking Christmas phone orders.  I haven’t spent much down time in my apartment over the past five weeks. My apartment resembles a Haitian refugee camp – piles … Continue reading

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Seen and Unseen

* * * Only THREE more days until I am an Official Middle-Aged Head * * * In this season of giving, the gifts we give to the important people in our lives are either seen or unseen.  We send ourselves to … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Seem That Long Ago

The countdown has begun.  In nine days I will become an Official Middle-Aged Head.  The Big 5-0.  Half a century.  The beginning of the rest of my life –that sounds SO much like a Hallmark greeting card.  You get the … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces (Once Again)

I want to begin by giving props to a dear friend of mine.  Judy Pancoast and I have known each other since the early 80’s.  We have worked in radio together.  Our children have grown up together.  She and I … Continue reading

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