Category Archives: Elders

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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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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Father’s Day

    Here’s wishing all of the “dads” a Happy Father’s Day. Jake. Father’s Day Any man can be a father but not all can be a dad it takes a special kind of guy to love you when you’re … Continue reading

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My Father Who Art In Heaven

Last week when I published “A Mother’s Gift” I said I would re-post something that would honor my father as well, but instead, I wrote the following. As you will undoubtedly see, I took my inspiration from “The Lord’s Prayer” … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Almanac In Haiku

     ‘And now for something completely different’* “The Farmer’s Almanac in Haiku.”   Try these on for size a somewhat different view of the Almanac. ………………………………… Please enjoy, and comment. Jake. The Farmer’s Almanac In Haiku Some predictions come from … Continue reading

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Life In A Nutshell

     A little more self-reflection from the fringe..      Have a wonderful weekend everyone and a Happy Father’s day to all of the dads out there.      Jake.   A Life In A Nutshell I’ve been a … Continue reading

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