Monthly Archives: January 2020

My favorite teacher.

That would be Mrs. Jeanne Parrish. I really loved her. And believe it or not, she loved me. Here she is from my  Sea Cow High School Year Book, 1961: And here we are fifty years later: I have to … Continue reading

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Speaking of great poetry..

Dig this: Mrs Key even wrote  ! Mrs. Key was my eleventh grade English teacher, and she was a good one. Here she is from my 1961 Manatee High School Year Book: The year before when I was in her … Continue reading

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P.B.Shelly, roll over in your grave

I just came across a poem that I wrote when I was in high school. That was 50 years ago. I must have been very romantic. Who cares? . . .   Whew! All you broads out there probably have … Continue reading

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My Guardian Angels

They watch over me while I work. This is from 1989. Squids McKenzie was a take off on Spuds McKenzie, the Boston Bull Terrier in the Bud Lite commercials.

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Sunday

From January 2002… . . . . .

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My Mackerels

Anna made a comment about Scandinavian mackerels. Theirs are much different. By the way, you have to cook and eat mackerels very fresh.  They go bad fast. I dipped the fillets in egg and then fine cornmeal and fried them. … Continue reading

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Buzzard Bay

This is when Greg and I were fishing yesterday. This is at the north end of Perico Island. 5 years ago is was pristine. Now it’s uglied up with cookie cutter duplexes and such. At the Manatee Avenue Bridge going … Continue reading

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Yesterday I couldn’t believe it…

Today you won’t believe it. My cousin Greg and I went fishing. AND I ACTUALLY CAUGHT A FEW FISH! Geeze! Unbelievable! Check it out: Ok, but I did catch three mackerels and I almost caught a yellow tail jack. At … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it!

I stayed up past midnight. Whew! I made some terrific chili yesterday for New Years Eve dinner. I had 4 different kinds of peppers. Mighty tasty! Robert R sent me an email with pictures of some of the peppers he … Continue reading

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