Tag Archives: Shopping

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day Oh, it seems now the big thing on Veteran’s Day are the sales of those cars used and new oh yes, the vet will be mentioned at six o’clock with maybe still a parade or two. And yes, … Continue reading

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The Yuletide Season

    Black Friday! So sad, that we can’t even let the turkey digest before we head on out to the malls for what is advertised as the best “shopping” day of the “Holiday Season” and even that generic phrase … Continue reading

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Horse Sense

     Okay, how about a little whimsy this morning? But beware the lies of the groom!       Here’s hoping no one puts a burr under your saddle today! Jake. Horse Sense  For a dollar my friend to your … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes And Fairy Tales Revisited (part 6)

     This little gem is a reissue of an original of mine, with some minor editing involved. All of you animal lovers, lawn lovers, and anti-pick-up the poop in plastic bag lovers, will probably be at odds over this … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes And Fairy Tales Revisited Pt. 5

    This was the first one of these that I wrote, it is probably the tamest of the lot, and maybe I should have led with it. However I didn’t, so here it is now, and there are more … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes And Fairy Tales Revisited pt. 2

     Please remember that when I posted the first of these, I suggested that the rest of this category could take a down-turn at any time. Here is an example of that.       Believe me, they get worse, … Continue reading

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Where Did My Little Girl Go?

    Two years ago I posted this poem in honor of my daughter’s wedding. TWO YEARS? Are you kidding me? Now I’m starting to think that the title should be; “Where Does The Time Go?” Rachel and Gregg are … Continue reading

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Backyard Fun (The Pool)

     Number four in the backyard fun series. Kids don’t try this at home without sober adult supervision… As you will see, that rules me out, good luck!      Have a winsome Wednesday everyone, Jake. Backyard Fun (The Pool) As the weather got … Continue reading

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Wind Chimes

     Summer is upon us and the time for appreciating the outdoors is here once again. Imagine the warm, soft, breezes tickling the wind chimes while you sit back and enjoy your beverage of choice. Ah, life is good. Have … Continue reading

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My Daddy Was A Wise Man

     In honor of Father’s Day, I will re-blog this poem in memory of my dad, afterall he was the inspiration for it.      Thanks dad, may you rest in peace. Jack. MY DADDY WAS A WISE MAN I remember my daddy … Continue reading

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