Category Archives: I wrote this
Why go to church?
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We had a wide panoramic view of Pearl Harbor until they built very tall Hotels in our view.
Honolulu Hawaii, A fading orange sun was slowly sinking into the placid central blue Pacific. The mournful sounds of Taps was sounding out from the distinctive white structure of the Arizona Memorial in the waters of Pearl Harbor. As I observed this from the lanai from the back of our townhouse overlooking all of PearlContinue reading “We had a wide panoramic view of Pearl Harbor until they built very tall Hotels in our view.”
This is not a partisan wish list.
I am almost sure we can agree on a few things. Easy access to affordable healthcare being one. Reduced inflation being another. I would like a few potholes filled in and some wider roads here and there. Most teachers would like a pay raise. Do we agree on these things? So how do we getContinue reading “This is not a partisan wish list.”
Driving my red headed aunt in her orange car.
Drive her to Oklahoma It wasn’t but a few days after I finished my sophomore year in high school June 1960 and my Aunt Elsie came and asked to drive her to Oklahoma. Well, to be fair she would share the driving duties as well. However, I had not taken my final driver’s test. IContinue reading “Driving my red headed aunt in her orange car.”
Out of office and will return July one.
Just so you won’t think I fell into a black hole and will never return, I am on holiday in the Land of Enchantment. Sometimes called New Mexico. My bluetooth keyboard and iPhone is too slow to compose anything of a serious magnatude. Just short dopey statements like this. So enjoy the blather break. Chuck.
Miss Daisey couldn’t do it any better.
Witnessing the unordinary. Wife and I attended a nearby church in Inglewood California where we were living at that time. This was the mid-1960s and saw interesting things happen there. Some of which were meeting and greeting media celebrities. Pop singers and movie actors. But the most amazing event that happened most Sunday mornings wasContinue reading “Miss Daisey couldn’t do it any better.”
Oh sure, it’s just a roller coaster.
It’s only a roller coaster. Before there was a Disneyland in Anaheim and before Magic Mountain was created in Southern California, there was “The Pike” in Long Beach at the water’s edge. A place most often visited by restless and sometimes rowdy sailors from the nearby Long Beach Navy station. An amusement park suited forContinue reading “Oh sure, it’s just a roller coaster.”