Category Archives: Recreation

Let’s Picnic In The Cemetery

Rest in peace is a common enough expression. Everyone knows what it means, and why someone would say it. And they certainly know where the resting place is located; that being the local cemetery. But what may not be known, … Continue reading

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Bigfoot At the Gifting Site

Springtime, especially in the Pacific Northwest, is almost here, and even with more than a month of official winter days remaining, green shoots can be seen, everywhere. With thoughts of melted snow, and woodlands again becoming accessible, it is also … Continue reading

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San Francisco Giants Win The World Series

San Francisco, you are the World Series champions! With this grand accomplishment, I am reminded of two things I deeply cherish: A belief that “Baseball is an allegorical play about America, a poetic, complex, and subtle play of courage, fear, … Continue reading

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Hail To Thee Our Camp Jack Hazard

For weeks now, I have been trying to recall lyrics to the theme song of my childhood summer camp. I went to it as a kid camper, and then worked there as a counselor. Granted, it has been forty-nine years … Continue reading

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Never Back In The Saddle Again!

There was a video on Facebook, a couple days ago, of two horses being loaded into a trailer. Ordinarily, I do not watch posted videos, because I really do not care about someones cat playing in a box, or a … Continue reading

Posted in 1960's, Baby Boomers, Friendship, Horses, Life Journey, Pets, Recreation, Summer, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Movies, A Bargain At Any Price

Movies, movies, movies. Watching movies always has been one of my favorite pastimes. There was a season in my life when I faithfully went every week to the theater, and watched whatever was playing. Did not matter if it was … Continue reading

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Scourge Of The 50’s; Unseen Monster At The Door

As a child who grew up in the San Joaquin Valley of central California, I knew all about summer sizzle. We lived with triple digit heat day after day, and never dreamed there was cooler weather in other places. Well, … Continue reading

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