Category: Life Stories


    With covid and all, most of us have been included in many Zoom meetings by now. I have, and really appreciate the benefit of being able to attend a meeting in my underwear, while sipping beer from my coffee mug.   Being deaf as a rock, I struggle to hear the discussions, but […]

Our Friend Frank

  Our family friend Frank Romero passed away late last year. Frank was ninety-one years old, and in good health up until the last few years, so he had a good life.   Frank lived in the condo next to ours for several years, only moving when he was no longer able to negotiate the […]

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor

                        For a time, back in the early 1970’s, I worked part time at Shakey’s Pizza Parlor in Riverside, California. I was stationed at March Air Force Base, where I had eighteen months left of my four-year Air Force hitch. I had served one […]