Curmudgeonly Monday

June 29, 2020 Herb 9
It is one thing to see and visit with and make goo-goo eyes at your 9-month-old grandson when his mom is healthy and you can hand him back at those times when, as the patriarch of the great Thiel tribe, you suddenly Continue Reading[...]

A New Award

June 28, 2020 Herb 10
I was at The Dumbest Blog Ever – Stupidity on [Stare]oids and read his 12-word post, knowing full well that I hadn’t written anything for today yet. So, I pressed his “Reblog” button and I share with you the friendly post with Continue Reading[...]


June 27, 2020 Herb 2
Found this in the archives dated 8/22/00. A school teacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the first day Continue Reading[...]

An Update On Daughter

June 26, 2020 Herb 3
Not a whole lot to update everybody on. We had made a place in the living room which Margaret had sectioned off with tote to give our daughter some sort of modicum of privacy and that was okay. I hesitated to suggest Continue Reading[...]

The Move In

June 25, 2020 Herb 13
Well, no one can say that my daughter in Pueblo does things in a small way. She fell down the stairs and broke her ankle so badly that it required surgery. And she sprained the other one. She can’t put weight on Continue Reading[...]


June 24, 2020 Herb 41
Last night my daughter in Pueblo fell down the stairs at her house and severely broke her ankle and needs surgery. She had to be taken to the hospital by ambulance and they really doped her up. The weird thing to me Continue Reading[...]

Distract…What Was That?

June 23, 2020 Herb 10
I read Colin McQueen’s post today about the distractions he faces while writing, called, The Way It Is. His diversions resonated with me because I find myself easily distracted, as well. It depends on what time of the day it is. Early Continue Reading[...]


June 21, 2020 Herb 18
The whole Nurture Vs Nature argument boils down to be a bunch of hogwash. Yes, your eye color or skin color or the size of your nose can all be predetermined genetically. Most of your physical traits are likely related to how Continue Reading[...]

Late Post and 50 Years

June 20, 2020 Herb 4
Hi gang! Sorry for the late post but I was writing tomorrow’s post. It’s scheduled for 9:00 AM Mountain Time. It took a while to do. But, not only is tomorrow the first day of summer but it is also my son Continue Reading[...]

Happy Birthday, Mom!

June 19, 2020 Herb 9
On Sunday our church will be having a combined Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Service. Today is my mom’s birthday. She would have been 82 years old today. She passed away on August 16th, 2006. She had suffered with a lot of Continue Reading[...]