Category Archives: retirement

Go Big or Go Home

I always meet the most interesting people in my local Kroger, especially on senior discount day. My younger friends say, “Never go on senior day–there’s too many old people! You’ll never get out of there and they drive down the … Continue reading

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Coffee before Purpose

Welcome to the Antepenultimate Day of the Week , AKA Thursday!! Thursday is the Third to last day of the week. Friday is the penultimate day, or the next to last day of the week. For some of my Kitchen … Continue reading

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Food, Medicine and Time

Hippocrates was one smart dude. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is this healer’s complete quote. He cared for the sick in Greece in the early 4th century BCE. Of course, he didn’t have access to … Continue reading

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SNAP CHALLENGE AT NASCAR

Can I live on $4.17 per day for 7 days? I went to Texas Motor Speedway for NASCAR and Indy Car racing. While I was at the Lodge I stay at when I go over for these weekends, I usually … Continue reading

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Off to the Races! 

  It’s morning in the kitchen and opening season at Hot Springs’ biggest tourist draw, the venerable Oaklawn Race Track. Since 1904, the jockeys have worn their stable owner’s colors and ridden horses to the joy or heartbreak of the attending … Continue reading

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HUMIDITY PODS THE SIZE OF JUPITER CANCEL IRONING FOR THE DURATION OF THE SUMMER

   Home from the laundromat and cooling down on the couch with the last hot laps of the nascar race at New Hampshire. Went out into the heat to clean clothes because I’d have to go out into the same … Continue reading

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RAIN AND COFFEE

It’s a cold spring day on the lake. I’m working on my books (tax extension). After years in the ministry, I never was able to get that April deadline down because it only added more stress to the Lent & … Continue reading

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