Where is Arthur MacArthur IV? (Little Known Secrets about Him)

When four-year-old Arthur MacArthur IV stretched out an arm to pat Prince, the beautiful white German Shepherd I was holding on a leash, the two U.S. Army sergeants guarding General Douglas MacArthur’s wife and young son drew their pistols; ready to shoot the dog if it as much as licked the boy’s hand. Fiorello LaGuardia… Continue reading Where is Arthur MacArthur IV? (Little Known Secrets about Him)

Fresh Mint Leaves (Things You Didn’t Know About Mint)

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Just hearing the words “fresh mint leaves” on a warm summer day and my mind conjures up the southern symbol of hospitality; a lengthy sprig of green mint submerged in frosty tumblers or icy silver cups of mint juleps. Later, when the cold weather rolls around and the holiday season appears, with its warn and… Continue reading Fresh Mint Leaves (Things You Didn’t Know About Mint)

7 Top Reasons I Don’t Like Seniors (Getting Old Sucks)

Even though my 70th birthday is rapidly approaching I have to say, in all truth, that I don’t much like senior citizens. For the majority of them on one magical day, their 65th birthday, a transformation begins. In a few short years, it changes them from polite reasonable people into obnoxious, rude, greedy, inconsiderate, intolerant,… Continue reading 7 Top Reasons I Don’t Like Seniors (Getting Old Sucks)

50s Sayings: 1950s Common Statements About the Future

A 1950's styled young woman in a vintage pink dress and cats eye glasses. She hold up a vintage electric mixer, performing her duties as a good 50's wife. Pink background.

These statements were quite common during the 1950s. How many of today’s sayings will ring as true 50 years from now? Turning 65 Years Old: Scream About Getting Old 50s Sayings I’ll tell you one thing…if things keep going the way they are, it’s going to be impossible to buy a week’s groceries for $20.… Continue reading 50s Sayings: 1950s Common Statements About the Future

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