Short and Simple Observations

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Slowly Becoming ... Bleached Bones

The other day, I complained to a friend about the sparse rainfall, low humidity, and intense heat, which had turned my once lush and beautiful yard, into a bleak and desolate landscape of dried grass, wilted flowers, an algae-covered pond, drifting sand, and rolling tumbleweeds. Well, maybe not... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Incredible Shrinking Man

I recently had a complete physical, and the doctor gave me some good news, and some bad news. The good news is I'm in excellent health. He said, if I keep taking care of myself, I may live to be a hundred years old. The bad news is, due to the effects of gravity, normal wear and tear on my body, and... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Hand Me that Case of Aspirin, Please

This morning, I accidentally hit my head on the side of the bedroom door as I made my way to the bathroom. Checking myself in the mirror for bruising, I noticed something. My head is enormous! I don’t think I ever realized how big my head is in proportion to the rest of my body. I almost look like I... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Smarter Than Me Phones

I got up early this morning, tried to figure out my wife’s new smart phone, and realized something. I just moved one step down on the intelligence scale at the Dykie household. My wife is a nurse practitioner, my youngest son, just applied to medical school, and my eldest is highly successful in the... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Stuff of Dreams

This may sound a little crazy, but I think my wife is trying to drive me insane. The other night, right around bedtime, she was watching a nature show. I asked her what it was about. She said it was a documentary on polar bears, and their struggle to survive in a rapidly changing environment due to... Sign in to see full entry.

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