Monthly Archives: January 2019

Beach Movie

As I said yesterday, when I was a kid, it was called the Public Beach. The beach wasn’t as wide as it is now. This is because every ten years or so they replenish the beach on Anna Maria with … Continue reading

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Another Day in Paradise

When I was a kid it was called The Public Beach. Now they call it Manatee Beach. It’s on Anna Maria Island, my old home town. Sunsets don’t get any prettier than we have them here on the beach. Wait … Continue reading

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Help Our Veterans

We were in St. Petersburg (Not Russia, Florida) this past weekend. There was a concerned citizen trying to solicit money for our veterans. God bless him. Hey man, far out. Free dope for our veterans. I’m almost sorry I spent … Continue reading

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What a Surprise!

I went down to the Manatee County Courthouse today to get a passport photo, and what a surprise! Right across the street from the old courthouse I saw: I didn’t know that Big Johnson was a bail bondsman. I really … Continue reading

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Wasted Day

All I did was watch my teams lose in the playoffs. But, you know, if you knew any of the football players personally, you probably wouldn’t like them. I met the former coach of the Washington Redskins (by the way, … Continue reading

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Leland’s T-Bird

Leland Wallace and I have been friends since third grade. He came by Christmas Eve to drop off a present. The T-Bird belongs to his wife. It’s beautiful. Why can’t they make great looking cars like that any longer? By … Continue reading

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Tree Roots

We boated down to the north end of Longboat Key yesterday. It’s a beautiful beach. When I was a kid, and after they built the bridge connecting Longboat and Anna Maria, there was a little island there that we called … Continue reading

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Hello

If you notice the menu bar above, I’ve changed it a little. There’s a “Books” link.  People have been asking me about if there are books available. Very soon I’ll have another linjk about other items and about original art … Continue reading

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The Vultures Are Circling

And why not? Bradenton is plum full of old people. The day after for Quacko…

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Phew!

Did you ever see me dance? Thank goodness 2018 is over. As I wrote above, “Phew!” I think last year I said that I hoped 2018 is better than 2017. Nothing much changes, does it? But I hope this new … Continue reading

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