Category Archives: Cell Phones

Cool, Hip & Happening: Emoticons in Text Messages

Emoticons are little pictographs that you can insert into a text message to help describe how you’re feeling or to convey a message with more feeling than by using just words. My girlfriend Peggy started using emoticons in  text messages to me in … Continue reading

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Our Siamese Cats and a Stuffed Snake

What Our Cats Do When We Aren’t Home Our two Siamese cats, Brutus and T-Rex, like to play with our daughter Tory’s stuffed animals. They drag the little stuffed bears and rabbits and all from place to place, leaving them … Continue reading

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NJ Flower Show — Setup Day

Flowers Like It Cold; People? Not So Much My supplies were lined up in the front hall last night. The fresh-cut flowers were in water in the cool basement, and the ‘prop’ chair was sitting right next to the flowers. … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day, She’s Pregnant!

No, not me, silly! I received a text message from my niece Moriah last night that I didn’t see until this morning. I called her at 10:15 am. “Hi Moriah,” I said. “Hi. Guess what? Ariel and I are going … Continue reading

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Trapped in Paradise

Or at Least the Elevator Today, temps finally, finally climbed to 70 degrees here in Key West so I went out for a walk then planned to join Ginger poolside. Our condo is on the third floor, right front corner … Continue reading

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Camping with the Buds (No, Not Beer)

A Tale of Max and Sam and Oliver It started Monday. “Mom, do we have any filet in the freezer?’ Max asked me. Uh, yes. I’m pretty sure we do,” I replied thinking that he was yearning for one of … Continue reading

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Cell Phones – Part 2

  Do People Actually Still Talk on Them? My daughter Tory wears out a cell phone’s keyboard in three months or less. One cell phone bit the dust in less than two months, no lie. If her Dad had hair … Continue reading

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Cell Phones – Part 1

Houston, We Have a Problem My son Max never ever answers his cell phone when it rings (at least when I’m calling him) and never ever checks his voicemail. In fact, until he left for college in August, he hadn’t … Continue reading

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