When my thoughts turn negative, it is always music that rescues me. In my early days on Long Island, my only chance to listen to what I liked, was when I was driving to work or school, and although I spent a lot of time commuting, I never minded because that was my alone time. … Continue reading Music anyone?
This is the first image that popped up this morning when I went looking for inspiration. I found the original the other day when I was looking for something, which I seem to do about 12 times a day. The picture takes me back, all the way to November, 1983. It was still Burma then. … Continue reading Warning… 😦 end…
While my brief audience with the SSA last Thursday may have been a waste of time, on the way home I saw something which changed the "flavor" of the day. As usual, Grant was driving, and as we cruised along route 372 between Greenwich and Cambridge, off to the right I spotted what I thought … Continue reading Sun halo
This morning I unwittingly disturbed some ladybirds that were trying to sleep in the groove of my sliding door. I was sweeping up some bird seed that inevitably finds it's way into everything it seems, including my bed at times! Poor ladybirds. I was horrified that I may have injured one. It's an unlikely place … Continue reading TOBY
For the past few weeks I have felt anxiety building up. It wasn't overwhelming, but certainly something was amiss. I decided it must be related to an appointment I had on January 9th with our government friends at the Social Security Administration. Ah, government bureaucracy. Don't you love it? No. When you retire, the amount … Continue reading IT'S THE LAW!
Unit Terminal Building, JFK. That's what the British Airways terminal was known as, in the building stages. I believe it was Terminal 5, initially, but as other terminals were constructed, it became Terminal 7. Personally, I wouldn't have called it a thing of beauty. It was a great solid block of concrete, inside as well … Continue reading UTB JFK
Tri-faith chapels at JFK which no longer exist due to expansion 25th June, 1969. My so-called "DOJ", date of joining. It came to be very important and all meaning in my days of standby travel, as we were issued seats according to seniority...and certain other things. I doubt I shall ever forget the date. It's … Continue reading JFK Airport 1969