Slim Randles

Celebrations and Summer Colds

First off I want to wish all my friends in the U.S. a happy and safe holiday weekend. I hope whatever plans you have include good times with family and friends. As most of you loyal readers know, today is my birthday. However, I’ll be celebrating rather low-key as a nasty summer cold was one …

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Memories, Juneteenth, and Some #humor

When I saw this meme a friend sent me this morning, I cracked up. Seeing the garage packed like that reminded me of the garage my father had when I was a kid. The garage had been built as a three car garage, with one third of the space dedicated to woodworking tools and equipment. …

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Monday Musings

So, the best laid plans and all that. My Sunday was supposed to go like this: A quick trip to the grocery store early enough in the morning to avoid lots of shoppers, then home to do just a little bit of cleaning, then work all afternoon on the quilt I’m making. Well, it’s now …

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Monday Morning Musings

First off, some Monday fun. My son-in-law came over this past Saturday to help me with a few chores and hung some pictures in my office. One of my sisters made this for me for Christmas, and Matt thought the positioning on the wall suited a picture made by my goofy sister. Silliness runs in …

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Writer’s Woes

For as long as Slim Randles has shared Dud’s struggles with writing his novel, I’ve chuckled and commiserated. Chuckled because Dud goes to some extremes in his thinking, and commiserated because I feel his pain. Plotting a story isn’t easy. Grab a cup of coffee and help me welcome Slim and Dud as today’s Wednesday’s …

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Thunderstorms and Horses

Considering the storms and rains that are washing over much of my neck of the woods, as well as a few other necks, this offering from Slim Randles is perfect. Grab a cup of your beverage of choice to go with these donuts and enjoy… We watched the thunderstorm growing, building, off to the west. …

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Now a couple of things I need to comment about. Things that have rankled for quite some time. First off, a note to reporters on NPR, especially those contributing to the morning news program Up First. It only lasts about ten minutes, and I listen almost every day, appreciating the quick update on things that …

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