Monthly Archives: June 2013

Bumblebee Memorial

Originally posted on A1A South:
SwampMan drew my attention to this little news item when I was cooking breakfast: Fifty thousand bumblebees will be honored at a memorial Sunday in the same shopping center parking lot southwest of the Portland, Oregon, where most of the insects died earlier this month. Rozzell Medina, of Portland,…

Gimme A Break

Originally posted on Snigs' Spot:
Wow, what is the world coming to? You know, I’ve never watched Paula Deen, never bought one of her cookbooks, never eaten at her restaurant- all because she’s never interested me in the least. I guess you could say I’m just not a fan. However, this flap over “hurtful language”…

LUNCH with Swampie!

For the second time, SwampWoman – the brilliant author of A1A South – and I had lunch together. Today, she had the honour of meeting My Pixie, and I had the distinct honour of meeting SwampMan. I am not exaggerating when I say…they are some of the coolest people I know. Swampie and I do […]

Mark Scudder: Talent you can believe in!

I am not a solid Conservative. I am not a Liberal by today’s standards. The closest I can come to describing my political ‘philosophy’ is ‘Constitutional small-l libertarian.’ I believe in the Constitution of the United States, and the principles therein. I’ve discovered over time that I am a States Rights proponent, though that be […]

Father’s Day 2013

Spent the morning waiting on the tide, puttering around and getting a few little chores done…then went and caravaned with the kids to a park&ride near NS Mayport. We all piled into the Tundra, and went to the beach on base. There were very few people, really, lots of parking. Duffy set up the umbrella, […]

Happy Father’s Day

May 19, 1932 – November 11, 1991 Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Warrior, Teacher, Artist, Poet Happy Father’s Day, Dad…hug Frostie and Tok for me, and say hi to Johnny and John…

Flag Day!

My best Friend Roxanne has this in front of her house this morning: