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As I See It

The street I lived on

Over the years, I have taken trips to my past--places where I grew and went to school and places I used to go for fun like Glen Echo. As I have gotten older the trips seem to mean more to me then in years past. I thought I would share one of these trips with you.I remember an old song from a ...

Today’s motto: The customer is always wrong

This week I was all set to write another piece about growing up, then something happened to make me change my mind and write about something else. But, as I think about it, it is a story about growing but not growing up, just a little older and a little wiser, I hope.This past week I found I ...

Time marches on

Well, this past Christmas season and New Year's have flown by. We are already into the end of the first week in January. I still wanted to wish all of you a very Happy New Year; I hope that all of your wishes come true in 2015.Old father time has a way of playing tricks on us as we grow older. ...

Remebering 20 years in Jefferson County

I write a lot about times past. Some time the past comes alive though it was just yesterday. As I have gotten older the past does not seem that far away. In 2015 I will have lived in Jefferson County for 20 years.Now memories of my first year here are starting to come back like some old sweet ...

Those old fall days gone by

As I have said many times, Autumn is my favorite season. There are a lot of reasons why I love the fall. One is because of all the colorful display of the fall foliage; another is the autumn festivities that happen around the county.Though fall is a season of change, I look at it as the ...

The Computer Age

Here we go again, another new writing program. Maybe this is the one that I have been looking for. I hope so. I seem to spend a lot of time just trying to keep up with new-fangled programs.As I write this piece, I have to say I have just completed putting my computer back together again. Last ...

Doctors become a few new friends as years pass

A friend mentioned the other day that the only new people that he met in the last year or two is doctors. The only appointment he has made is with doctors and clinics. The only new things he has learned are how to deal with the ins and outs of dealing with the insurance company and the ...

Just around the corner will be the wonderful fall

Well the summer is moving along. Soon it well be fall and the cooler weather will be here as well as the night frost and of course the changing of the season as well as the changing of the trees. The trees will go from a dry green to red and yellow and rusty red and a rainbow of other colors.I ...

An Angel’s Touch

Growing up had its ups and downs. I was lucky to have a mother that looked not only at my every day problems and scrapes and scratches but she also looked at helping me learn not only to read but to also help me to learn to swim. In all her teaching, she also gave me just enough freedom to let ...

An Angel’s Touch

Growing up had its ups and downs. I was lucky to have a mother that looked not only at my every day problems and scrapes and scratches but she also looked at helping me learn not only to read but to also help me to learn to swim. In all her teaching, she also gave me just enough freedom to let ...