Grandpa’s Winning Ticket

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Twice a week, for literally years, Grandpa Vern would dress up, grab his hat and head on down the road to the local Root N Scoot for a cold “Soadie Pop” as he called them and at that time he always bought two lottery tickets.

Just a short walk, in the open air, and even tho’ age had slowed him down, and he had what he called “a terrible hitch in his giddy-up” he would faithfully make the pilgrimage down the road for the exercise and the dream of winning the lottery. Continue reading

All The Right Moves …

This is going to sound strange to some of you, and if you do not buy into it, that is fine.  But I swear, as hard as it is to say it this is true.  (I am not making this up …well most of it anyway)

We are in China-World, Cup Cake and myself, and we are standing in the home appliance section, she is looking for this waffle-looking-cooking deal and I am as usual, bored out of my skull. Continue reading

Thank Gawd It’s Friday …

February ... The month for Lovers.Who came up with this “Thank God It Is Friday?” thing. 

Back in the day … When I was young and working I dreamed of Friday for a rest day, only took eleven or twelve years in the seniority system, where it actually became a reality.  Now days, all of my “bad news” seems to come rolling down the pike and hits here on Friday. Continue reading

Will You Be My Friend …

images-5One of the best things about life, is friendship.  Good friends are the cornerstone of all relationships.  I still remember and often communicate by telephone, email, my website, with friends that I have had since childhood. 

The younger set have a word for it … BFF … Best Friends Forever. Continue reading

Arooo Bark-Bark …

coyote jpgHere you go, another post from a non award winning lame blog, located in the last great bastion of good rural living in the Heartland of America.

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The dog got me up again last night.  You see, I live in the country, and in the country especially during the night time hours, we have different critters roaming about.  There is a large population of coyotes in our area, and they going about howling and making all kinds of noises late at night and often until the wee hours of the morning. Continue reading

You Can’t Call Me Bruce Anymore ….

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Don’t know why anyone would want to switch gender so late in life.  I am talking about Bruce Jenner’s decision to “come out” and announce he is now going to be a woman. (Hey Kim … Guess What?)   Continue reading

BC: High Plains Drifter …

FYI:  New to this site.  If you see “BC” in front of a title that will indicate “Bus Camper” as I know a lot of you do not share my passion for old buses, nor do you wish to read about them or the lifestyle.  Guys yes, girls not so much.  So if you see it first ladies or you are a non fan, just pass.  There will always be something else later on.

High Plains Drifter

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