Posts Tagged ‘lifestyle’

A Day In The Life Of A Retired, Lazy Guy

– jim young “I read the news today, oh boy…” – Paul McCartney & John Lennon I always thought I was pretty lazy guy and when I retired, I would have lots of time to sit and do nothing. But I have quickly di...


Planning Nothing



Carry A Purse – It’s A Manly Thing To Do

“It’s where I keep all my things. Get a lot of compliments on this. Plus it’s not a purse, it’s called a satchel. Indiana Jones wears one.”  – The Hangover I carry a purse. I’m not ashamed of it and I don...



Love and Facebook

“I thought Facebook was only true in fairy tales…” – with apologies to Neil Diamond Facebook is like Love. The more you share it, the more it grows. And just as one who has never been “in Love”, might disavow any va...


Would You Rather Live In Cuba Or The United States?

– jim young “Humanity’s a nice place to visit but you wouldn’t want to live there.” – Terry Pratchett Just the very idea of living under a dictatorship or communist rule is so terrifying to most Americans that t...


The Bird Feeder Blues.

“Feed the birds, tuppance a bag…” – from Mary Poppins. Recently we received notice from our condo association to remove the bird feeders from our back yards. We will no longer be able to enjoy the visits...



What Does The Fox Say?

The fox went out on a chilly night, he prayed to the Moon to give him light… – Traditional Folk Song Meet Dien. Dien is a regular visitor to our country home whenever we are there and likes to stop by to join us for...


Am I Allowed To Say This…?

You say tomato, I say tomato… – George & Ira Gershwin – jim young Speaking of her music video “Can’t Remember To Forget You” with Rihanna, Shakira recently announced that her boyfriend, soccer star Girar...