Last night we watched the final episode in this year's "A Place to Call Home," a really good Australian melodrama. This was its fifth year and who knew we'd get all tangled up in an Australian melodrama? It's their version of Dallas, sort of ... but I like the people better. In this final episode … Continue reading CONFESS LEST THE DEVIL TAKE YOUR SOUL?
Duke is not our first dog. We've had a big selection of hounds, terriers, and mutts of various backgrounds, sizes, ages. Somehow or other they have all fit in here because anyone or anything can fit in here, assuming they want to. For years, there has been great howling and yapping and barking in this … Continue reading THE DOG HE DESERVES
The week that I started college, in September of 1967, I got sick. Physically sick. I developed palpitations, shortness of breath, rapid pulse and dizziness. The symptoms got worse during my first year in college. I started taking my pulse and it went from 100 to 140, every day. I was exhausted all the time. … Continue reading MY MEDICALLY CHALLENGED COLLEGE CAREER – BY ELLIN CURLEY
IS SNOW A COLOR? I THINK SO! It snowed Christmas Eve and ended just around dawn of Christmas Day. It left a few inches behind. A pretty little snow. It still needs to be plowed, but a plow will not be forthcoming until later in the day. After the plow will come the oil truck. … Continue reading IS SNOW A COLOR? – CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE
Tis the season to be jolly -- which is getting really, really difficult these days. The Grinch is watching the news and going “Damn, these guys are serious dicks.” If there ever was a time for Christmas spirit and a few Christmas miracles, now’s the time. Ellin and I were watching the live performance of … Continue reading A TRUER MEANING FOR CHRISTMAS – BY TOM CURLEY