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Slip Slidin’ Away

(Lyrics by Paul Simon) Slip slidin' away Slip slidin' away You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away It has been a month since my last post. I assume that you know I'm in the process of relocating to San Antonio. My furniture currently...

Bond. James Bond.

I recently went to the theater to watch No Time to Die, the most recent James Bond action movie. It is not my favorite, but it reveals plans for a new 007 agent in the future. You can search the Internet for speculation on who will replace Daniel Craig, if you're...

Remembering the Alamo

I'm very excited! I'm going to be volunteering at the Alamo! I will also be operating one of the tour boats on the Riverwalk near the Alamo. Naturally, I will be relocating from Austin to San Antonio in the not too-distant future. My adventure began to unfold three...

Grapes of Frath

In 1985 I fled the cold and snow of the Midwest and moved to the sunny beaches of California to work on the Stealth Bomber. I lived in a gated community with so much plant life it was like living in a jungle. Unfortunately, this made my apartment too dark to host a...

No Dream is Impossible

When I was in college - oh, so long ago - I used to wake up at 05:59 every morning... literally, thirty seconds before the alarm clock was able to make a sound. I would collect my towel and toiletries and walk down the hall to the shower, which I always had to myself....

You knew her as “Mom”

Elaine Margarite Gima was born on March 15th, 1934. On August 29th, 1953, she married a skinny little soldier and became Elaine Badnarik. For most of her life, almost everyone knew her as Mom. It is easy for me to imagine why my father was attracted to her. She was...