WE WERE NEVER A CURRIER AND IVES COUPLE – GARRY ARMSTRONG

The title comes from an episode of "The West Wing" which we are binging again in this early spring of discontent and dismay.  The series is even better this time around, a great mental prescription from the Coronavirus while our world seeks a political hangover cure. Many of us, struggling with the present, have tinted … Continue reading WE WERE NEVER A CURRIER AND IVES COUPLE – GARRY ARMSTRONG

THE MASQUE OF THE RED MAR-A-LAGO – BY TOM CURLEY

I’ve been thinking about this blog for about a week now. It was going to be a very clever (well in my mind at least) parody of Edgar Alan Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death. It was going to be about an imaginary land called “Merika”. That wasn’t its original name, but the Prince … Continue reading THE MASQUE OF THE RED MAR-A-LAGO – BY TOM CURLEY

THIS ISN’T GOING TO GO ON FOREVER – Marilyn Armstrong

So Garry and I are listening (Audiobooks) to the biography of John Wayne written by Scott Eyman. We can't turn on a baseball game, which we would normally be doing. There's nowhere to go because it's cold and rainy outside. We could go to the parks. They aren't crowded and I could take pictures. But … Continue reading THIS ISN’T GOING TO GO ON FOREVER – Marilyn Armstrong

SOME INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS – Bette Stevens, Guest Blogger

This was originally a comment to my post from Bette Stevens, but it is the first substantial information I've gotten about symptoms and what we are supposed to be looking for. So I am passing the information to you and maybe it will help. Here’s a message a friend sent me: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – CORONAVIRUS … Continue reading SOME INFORMATION ON CORONAVIRUS – Bette Stevens, Guest Blogger

NO ONE GIVES YOU SYMPATHY WHEN YOU GET A COLD – Marilyn Armstrong

I have a cold. It isn't much of a cold. It's the sniffles and a headache. Garry has the same cold. I am whiney. He is grumpy. And there's no point in complaining because no one gives you any sympathy. All they say is "Don't get anywhere near me, I don't need your germs." My … Continue reading NO ONE GIVES YOU SYMPATHY WHEN YOU GET A COLD – Marilyn Armstrong