Shaken, Not Stirred
- Califon, New Jersey, United States
- January 06
- "“When I have one martini, I feel bigger, wiser, taller. When I have a second, I feel superlative. When I have more, there's no holding me.”
- William Faulkner
"I grow old...I grow old. I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled."
MY RECENT POSTS
- Just Between OS: The Solution
July 28, 2014 09:11AM
- Just Between OS: a Puzzle
July 23, 2014 08:16PM
- The Old Sword
July 15, 2014 01:11PM
- Marilyn's OC: Ten Things I'd
Love to Say
June 24, 2014 09:33AM
- A Bat in the House
June 23, 2014 01:07PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Not a honker either. In
fact, I honk so rarely that
by the time I find
- “James: there will be
another, but not next week.
you and your pal
July 29, 2014 09:54PM
- “Lezlie: sorry. At a
family gathering in Maine
trying to do
this on the fly.
July 28, 2014 08:09PM
- “Marilyn: my knap sack
thought that one was a gimme.
July 28, 2014 05:51PM
- “Great effort, Kosh.
Cdrpm was a tough
July 28, 2014 05:46PM
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From your comments on my Friday puzzle post, I have a feeling the crossword challenge proved more challenging than I intended. I have posted the solution below.
Please let me know if you were successful in solving it.
Time to let go of your fellow OSer's throat and pick-up a pencil and have some fun....and nothing spells fun to me like a crossword puzzle.
I am the guy who when the nurse comes to fetch him in the waiting room, tells her the doctor will have to wait… Read full post »
Even though I just posted yesterday, I just had to join in the fun of Marilyn Sand's open call. Don't worry, daily posting is not the start of a trend for me.
10. Hey, there's a new home page on OS!
9. Sure, I'd be glad to show you how… Read full post »
This is an exchange I had with Adooling this morning re the fact that the OS home page had gone missing. Start reading from the bottom. She seems to be a real person although I am sure some of you will disagree. Note the time line on all/
It's a beautiful day here in Califon, a fine time for a brisk walk along the South Branch of the Raritan River. I leave my house, walk down Main Street, and turn left at the bridge onto River Road.
This is one of the last remaining Pratt Through Truss Bridges in… Read full post »
(For those of you who may find the following offensive, I have two disclaimers: I am not responsible for anything I write while I am drinking; it is useless and insensitive to yell at me because I have chronic ear wax syndrome. It's a condition, all right, so back off.)
Cheers!… Read full post »
(The Titanic sank on this date in 1912. This is a repost, with a tweak or two, of a piece I did in 2012 to commemorate that event. Not much has changed in the interim as to the fate of the ship or our educational system)
A recent survey shows that… Read full post »
I came across this scene on one of my rambles in the vicinity of my home. I think it pretty well sums up how I usually feel after the last relative has gone on home after Christmas and the last family get-together has ended.
It got me thinking that it would… Read full post »
I found this little cobble on the side of the trail while on my walk this morning. As you can see. it is nearly perfectly egg shaped. It doesn't appear to be a river stone, and if so, I have never seen one this perfectly shaped.
I found it not… Read full post »
The small wooden sailboat sits on a patch of lawn dwarfed by the Kennedy Library at the University of Massachussetts Dorchester that rises up behind it.
Only a low slung chain fence separates it from the hustle and bustle of the University and the Boston Harborwalk. It looks vulnerable, back seat… Read full post »