That has a very nice ring to it, eh?
Kari and I have celebrated a recent anniversary! A fantastic day a couple of weeks ago. A cherished day for me, beyond measure. And some days last beyond their measure in …Read more
After fifty-eight years and a few dozen days, today I realized something that may have been of great benefit to me earlier in life. “Try to remember to not interrupt myself when I start making sense.”
It shouldn’t matter, tho’ …Read more
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) “Cronkite manned the anchor desk from April 16, 1962 until March 6, 1981.” CBS News.
He started that job just a few weeks before I was born, and retired …Read more
My wife looks in my sock draw as a gauge of my mental health. Neatly in order, fill from the left, remove from the right. (The Cadillac Eldorado of Trouble rounds the curve and barrels toward the shear edge of …Read more
WARNING. This is not about politics. This is about decency and humanity, kindness, compassion, truth, qualifications, oh, geez, so much more... NOW, maybe anyone can tell from the picture what my opinion is and how strongly I feel about the …Read more
Why would anyone watch reruns of "Dark Shadows" (1966-1971)? More specifically, Season One, Episode Nine? So they can hear such words of wisdom that inspired today's da6d Daily. The first line is quoted from the show. I had to
"I'll give you a dollar for that." Gee, if I had a nickel for every time I've said that, I wouldn't need that dollar.
Just out of curiosity, I asked Siri some little good for nothing question that I didn't …Read more
Hi, my name is David. I'm a hockey fan.
Big secret there, eh? Well, since the world turned upside down everything has changed, modified, died, was invented, reinvented, redesigned...blah, blah, blah. It's September. NHL hockey season would normally be holding …Read more
Flip off the light, she says to me. Well, guess what? Tomorrow I’ll write about the “doghouse.”
I haven’t thought about light a lot. The light we get from the Sun travels 93,000,000 miles in about 8 minutes. Ten what? …Read more
Scientists have determined that the COVID-19 virus looks like two pieces of sponge, trimmed, and poked through with pipe cleaners. Wanna play catch? It's still pretty scary looking.
Covid go away,
Come again no other day.
You won't be missed …Read more
These are about to be "the good old days," right damn soon! Too often I wonder, WWFGS?
Nobody like acronyms, but you can see the reference I am making. What Would Forrest Gump Say? Maybe, "Then one day, for no …Read more
Florence Lawrence (Jan 2,1886- Dec 28, 1938. Isn't that a beautiful name? Florence Lawrence was a stage and movie actress who appeared in over 300 films. Most people are not familiar with Florence Lawrence. Her mother, Charlotte "Lotta" Bridgwood, was …Read more
May 13, 2013: Graffiti in the picture is from Spruce Pine, NC from a few years ago on the crumbling wall of the old Spruce Pine Lumber Co. across from Ingles gas station. That's all been demolished since then.
This is a rock, beautifully painted by a Friend. I wanted to show both sides. How’d I do? There is a mirror involved.
There is a difference between being between a rock and a hard place and being in Iraq, …Read more
Hey, remember these? An LP album. The "Long Play" record. People that love these are obsessive about them. My first record was a 45, Iron Butterfly's "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida." These were often called "singles" but there was also a "B-Side." I think …Read more
Kari is having an anniversary. I'm having one too. We do have a wonderful day planned and I am so looking forward to it!
The picture is from our Hand-Fasting Ceremony at One of a Kind Art Gallery in Micaville, …Read more
In one of the Oticon hearing aid groups (yes, there is a group for everything,) someone asked, "What Face mask are my Hearing Aid Brothers and Sisters using and the ones who wear glasses?"
Remember that saying about "There are …Read more
Nice picture, eh? It's a polaroid! On the right is Lt. T.C. Brown. LOSER!
On the left, SGT. David Wiseman, reenlisting. LOSER!
1st Battalion, 75 Field Artillery Bamburg, Germany, Dec.1986. My first enlistment was for 3 years. What LT. Brown …Read more
These daily ramblin's are a bit of fun. They're also a great exercise in songwriting. At Steve Earle's Camp Copperhead a couple of years ago, Steve challenged everyone to write a haiku a day for a year. I did pretty …Read more
Kari doesn't think I'm funny. Like anyone with half a brain would have an advantage on me, but I keep on trying. "Hey," she says. "Would you put mustard, ketchup and dish soap on the shopping list?" Well, of course
Friends have birthdays. I've enjoyed a few, close to all of them, but that's for later, maybe. The point about friends and family having birthdays, is the wonderful start of another 584,000,000 mile journey around Sol. Zooming around the Sun …Read more
Since I had so much to say about Woody Guthrie last week, I'll say some more this week. I often use one of Woody's more famous quotes. "A Folksinger's job is to comfort the disturbed, and to disturb the comfortable." …Read more
It seems like it's been centuries since I bought the Steve Martin LP that had me laughing all through my teens. "Well, Excuse meee!"
"Excuse me." It just sounds like a demand. An added "please" might help. Too often, it