Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas has had a lot of calls, mainly from Democrats, that when it comes to anything to do with the January 6th attack on the Capitol, he needs to recuse himself. Now, before we get into this, let’s realize that Thomas has sat on the high court bench for some 30 […]Continue reading “Does Thomas Need To Recuse? — The Lone Cactus”
Category Archives: Retirement
Stolen from around the web A circus couple went to an adoption agency, but the social workers doubted their suitability. “Where will you live?” They pulled up photos of their 50-foot deluxe motor home, complete with a nursery. “But how can you provide an education?” “We’ll hire a full-time tutor.” “What about health care?” “WeContinue reading “Phriday Phunnies”
Our first view of Yellowstone
Buddy the Bison and Very Hot Springs These travels occurred in late September/early October 2021. The posts are gathered under the ‘Travel’ category (top right of page) and numbered to indicate the order in which they should be read. Post 6 Thursday evening we were in a hotel in West Yellowstone, Montana. When we wereContinue reading “Our first view of Yellowstone”
What to do during retirement?
Yeah, travel, but what else? Yes, I am healthy enough to handle some type of part time work. So what to do? Whatever I choose to do, it would have to be flexible and work from home. After all, my wife has waited several years for me to join her in retirement. But she worksContinue reading “What to do during retirement?”
What am I thankful for?
Counting my blessings
Is Afghanistan so different from the US? I have been observing tribalism from a distance for a while now. Many of us blame tribalism for the failure of the Afghani people to form a stable, democratic government. Most, if not all Afghanis are Muslim. That’s a pretty big tribe from our perspective. But while watchingContinue reading “Tribalism”
A walk on the beach after retirement My wife and I live only 30 minutes from a favorite beach on the seacoast. Since we are retired and have some flexible time, we pop over to that beach for enjoyment, mental health time and even exercise. We have to plan our visits for low tide becauseContinue reading “CWISPERS”
Wow. Retirement. How can I be retired? I still think of myself as around 40 years old with a noncompliant body. Actually I am several years beyond retirement age. OK, and a couple more years beyond that. I am happily married and the luckiest husband in the world. My wife and I owned a smallContinue reading “Retirement”