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Birthday 2020

Monday , 6, July 2020 Comments Off on Birthday 2020

This year’s birthday was a bit different, and not in a bad way. Usually I’m working somewhere on the road, but this year, thanks to COVID-19, I was able to be with some family and take a short, quarantined trip out of town. The day began with my middle granddaughter, Abby, making me a breakfast […]

Definition of JOTTER: 1:  one that jots down memoranda <a great jotter of notes> It’s admittedly a tenuous connection, but perhaps you can see that I was trying to be clever in adapting the TV series title, “Welcome Back, Kotter” to my blog title where I am “Jotter” or writer. Which is all to say […]

If you’ve lived in Orlando very long you know the name Colonel Joe Kittinger. Colonel Kittinger is a decorated, retired Air Force pilot and former Vietnam era Prisoner of War, set a world record of space-diving from 102,000 feet above the earth in 1960 and then played a key role in assisting Felix Baumgartner who […]

Mikey Spends The Night With Granddad

Saturday , 1, February 2014 Comments Off on Mikey Spends The Night With Granddad

I picked Mikey up from his home at 5pm and we drove over to Hukoo’s Family Entertainment Center for a couple of hours of fun. We started with the bumper cars, played some air hockey, basketball and bowling. Then we had a blast playing laser tag, except that I have to remember next time that […]

Rejected Florida License Plates

Wednesday , 15, January 2014 Comments Off on Rejected Florida License Plates

Here in The Sunshine State, as in many other states, vehicle owners can request custom or vanity license plates. In the past 14 years, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has reviewed over 2,300 of these custom license plate requests. Obviously, not all requests are granted. Some are deemed too vulgar, suggestive […]

Merry Christmas From Florida

Wednesday , 25, December 2013 Comments Off on Merry Christmas From Florida

It’s been SO hot and humid in Florida that Santa had to deliver presents wearing Bermuda shorts and a tank top last night. In that spirit, here’s Merry Christmas wishes from Florida.            

Walkin’ In A FLORIDA Wonderland

Tuesday , 24, December 2013 Comments Off on Walkin’ In A FLORIDA Wonderland

Sung to the tune of “Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland”.

Rockin’ Florida

Saturday , 19, October 2013 Comments Off on Rockin’ Florida

A couple of days ago Cindy and I were enjoying (read; enduring) our morning walk with Bella up the mountain gravel roads when I happened to glance down and notice this piece of gravel that looked very much like the State of Florida, minus a little bit of panhandle. It’s not a grilled cheese sandwich […]

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