RONDA SPAIN – A GOOD PLAN

Ronda Spain ~ A good plan. Heed well.  There are lessons to learn when plans gang aglay and things go amiss.  When rain falls in buckets, and you’re uncomfortably in … Continue Reading →


TANGIERS, MOROCCO – A VISIT TO REMEMBER

Tangiers, Morocco Daisy and I have spent time in South America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  We love traveling, so we seized the opportunity to … Continue Reading →


TREES IN THE RAIN – WALKING THE JOYCE KILMER NATIONAL MEMORIAL FOREST

Joyce Kilmer National Memorial Forest 1990 ~ I worked hard back then. Seven days a week in the summer season. Days waiting on tables at Relia’s Garden Restaurant. Nights waiting … Continue Reading →


PARENTING – TURTLE TALK

Parenting. It was a fine Miami morning in early June 1969, that Saturday morning when I walked into the Royal Castle Restaurant with my five-year-old son Billy. He was always … Continue Reading →


BING CROSBY, FARAWAY PLACES, WISHES, DREAMS AND PRAYERS

BING CROSBY, FARAWAY PLACES, WISHES, DREAMS AND PRAYERS CALL ME A DREAMER  Far away places with strange soundin’ names 
Far away over the sea
 Those far away places with the … Continue Reading →


THE $100,000 BOOKCASE

2012 Happy New Year Dear Grandchildren, I like books and accumulated a lot of them by the time I married Daisy Alonso in 1974.  So I decided to build some … Continue Reading →


INTERNET SEARCH POWER

I wanna tell you a story bout a man named Bill Because if I don’t tell ya nobody will. There’ll be some glory and a smatter of pain It’s a … Continue Reading →


ALLAH AND LOVE

I was raised as a Christian in the Dutch Reformed Church in Brooklyn, New York. I am not a regular churchgoer. I attended Sunday school until I was 12. I … Continue Reading →


HOOKERS, $100 BILLS, ECONOMICS, DERIVED DEPOSITS

I WANT TO TELL YOU ABOUT HOOKERS, $100 BILLS, ECONOMICS, DERIVED DEPOSITS AND OTHER GOOD AND INTERESTING THINGS.. HERE’S HOW THEY FIT TOGETHER.  I went to work in the installment … Continue Reading →