Category Archives: old days

On Being A Curmudgeon

On Being A Curmudgeon  When summer arrives just a bit too soon and gets one to complainin’ is there not then something wrong? Since the spring’s been mostly rainin’?   I’m thinkin’ that it must be the New Englander here inside … Continue reading

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The Once And Future King

     Inspiration struck me again this morning and this was the result. Now, whether YOU, the reader finds this inspirational or not is entirely a matter of opinion, preference or taste. But, I do hope that for whatever reason … Continue reading

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Haiku’s For The New Fourth

    I’m sorry if the following offends any of you in any way, but I’m saddened by what is happening to my beloved country and these haiku’s are not in the least “politically correct” but they are my honest … Continue reading

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Just Some Passage Of Time

    This is a first hand report on the process of aging and the results of same. Please enjoy the latest emission from the mind of a newly inducted curmudgeon.      Time does not necessarily heal all wounds my … Continue reading

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Questions Of A Lifetime

    Some questions that I’m sure most, if not all, of us could ask ourselves as we pass through the stages of life. And to those of us who have passed through more than just a few,  I think … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS (Page Twenty)

    I haven’t posted any of these for quite some time, so in an effort to lighten the mood some, I give you Reflections (Page Twenty)    Have a great week everyone, but don’t take it too seriously, Jake. … Continue reading

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The First Christmas Day

Merry Christmas to all of my friends and subscribers. (It’s free, just click “follow” at the web site.) Jake. The First Christmas Day Angels, they were heard on high as a great star shone in the east Three kings of … Continue reading

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