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Monday after the Olympics in Rio

When I was younger, the closing of an Olympic games was a milestone. Poignant ceremonies left me a little sad that the athletic celebration was over. 360 more words

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The Cantankerous Curmudgeon-I'm The Only One in My House Who Doesn't Wear A Bra

OK, I realize this isn’t news. I live with four women. One of them is my wife. Three are my daughters. I am not an Arab prince. 352 more words

Food For Thought

A heavenly conversation

I wish I could take credit for writing this conversation. I must be honest, though, and confess that I found it at work this morning. The author is unknown; what I found was an email sent and printed in 2002. 659 more words


Petty contempt

The heat has been extreme, even dangerous, lately. Lawn care has not been a priority for me. My work allows me to spend the day in air conditioned buildings. 755 more words


Straight Down Union Avenue

They speed up I-87 before dawn, hot hopes and cool beverages in the back of their SUVs, just to get a shady spot at 7:00 AM. 215 more words


It's a lawn, not a rice paddy!

Mrs. Dim is one of several people in my neighborhood who water their lawns every single day. Since their grass is nice and green and mine tends toward yellow during dry conditions, they of course think that they are right and I am wrong. 512 more words


Local Curmugeon Hires Cat to Scare Kids Off Lawn

Funny story – like The Onion for pets!

Noted area grumpy old man Mortimer Collins has a new weapon in his constant battle with neighborhood kids over the use of his lawn: Bruiser the cat. 168 more words