Monthly Archives: November 2018

Armistice Day – One Hundred Years

Parts of this post are a re-post from Veterans Day 2015 Gavrilo Princip Veterans Day will soon be upon us; November 11 is this Sunday.  It marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. When I was a kid … Continue reading

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Florida Election Reds and Blues

Let me begin by saying that everyone I voted for LOST. United States Senate – Rick Scott (R) – 50.21% / Bill Nelson (D) – 49.79% Governor – Ron DeSantis (R) – 49.73%  Andrew Gillum (D) -49.05%  Four  Other irrelevant  … Continue reading

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Jealousy Day!

November 1 is “National Jealousy Day – in Finland! It is the day in Finland when everyone and anyone can find out what you earned! In most places, including the good old USA, money and what you take in each … Continue reading

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I’M TWO!! – (In Two more days!)

This was me the night Trump was elected!  Grandpa had some Dewars to celebrate anyway ’cause I was brand new!! . This was me when I was one! . And this is me now!   I’m so big!  I’m TWO!  … Continue reading

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Vermont – 1968

Toritto – 1968 . JoAnn – My bride of five years . And our first new car purchased when I left the Army.  A 1968 Saab – 3 cylinders, 2-cycle, free wheeling front wheel drive, 4 speed on the column.  … Continue reading

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An All-American Famly

All of my readers know or should know by now that I am of Italian-American extraction; I had four grand-parents, all born in Italy and therefore, although completely American, I am  by “blood” as Italian as anyone walking around Italy … Continue reading

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Caravan

No one leaves home unless she hears dead momma’s voice in her head, in her ear saying “Go!” No one leaves home unless home chases you; “Put your dreams in a rucksack lest they put a blade to your throat.” … Continue reading

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Queen of the Florida Straits

Everyone has heard of prohibition.   Well probably not, considering the condition of some of our pubic schools.  The younger crowd may not know what it was  – kind of like ancient history akin to studying the reign of the … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat!

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