Category Archives: Humor

ain’t no slide steps high enough


Our granddaughter Ella James will be two years old this week on Friday, October 1st. so Pretty and I decided last night we would have a zoo day today to celebrate her day off from school (Jewish high holiday). It … Continue reading

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lesbian jungle


Vintage Paperback & Pulp Fiction Cover Art – 1966 “I don’t know why, but of all the girls I’ve had in my life, Renna has always been different … special … but I’m afraid things will never be the same … Continue reading

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is new Stop Sign a sign for me?


We have a new Stop Sign one block from our house on Cardinal Drive in West Columbia. Now why would our sleepy Westover Acres neighborhood require a new traffic warning, I wondered. Does this have a deeper meaning for me? … Continue reading

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this is how Pretty rolls


Every three months for many years I have sent a small check from our joint account to the Animal Rescue Mission in Columbia. Pretty understands I have a macro overview of the world’s problems. Pretty, on the other hand, puts … Continue reading

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Tina and Elvis


My first major league concert was to see Brenda Lee perform in Houston when I was in the seventh grade in 1959. My daddy and mama took me to see her because I loved her songs and her singing when … Continue reading

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it’s been so long since I’ve had pancakes I forgot the syrup


So this morning I took three of the remaining nine frozen buttermilk pancakes from the freezer, removed the plastic wrap, carefully placed them apart on a microwave safe plate, heated them on high for 1 minute 40 sec, removed, took … Continue reading

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Back to School! Back to School?


Ella James says, Keep us safe “New, more contagious variants of the coronavirus are causing transmission and hospitalization rates to spike across the country as more than 50 million children head back to school, scuttling well-laid plans by school districts … Continue reading

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which little girl had the most fun at the zoo?


Yesterday was hot – not Phoenix, Arizona hot – but a typical summer day in Columbia, South Carolina that was hot with high humidity. What better time for Pretty and me to take our 22-month-old granddaughter to the zoo, right? … Continue reading

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Pretty quoted Poe – that was a shocker


Once upon a time long ago and far away – but not too far away – I was in hot pursuit of Pretty who was clearly out of my lesbian league. In an attempt to impress her with my heat … Continue reading

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how could I skip when I was two and seventy


Three years ago I published these reflections (with pictures) a week before my 72nd. birthday. I don’t know why, but I thought they deserved a second read. We’ll see what you think? ************************* I had a very sweet Happy Birthday … Continue reading

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