Palm Trees in southern Florida

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Some things are universal

When I was a kid in Hawaii (early 60's) we used to decide things with a game called  "jon canna po".

I didn't know it, but it's the Japanese name for the hand game "rock-paper-scissors".  

I needed a picture and a sunset is always a good thing
This is a Tampa Bay sunset! 

I learned to call it "rock-paper-scissors" when I moved to the mainland.

Years later when I was in the Coast Guard a guy asked me if I wanted to Rochambeau for "it" (
I don't recall what the "it" was...).  Turns out that Rochambeau (ro-sham-beau) is French for "rock-paper-scissors".   

We were on the same page!

If you're sitting there wondering what "rock-paper-scissors" is, it's a hand game.  It's quick, it's simple & it's decisive. 
Here is what wikipedia says.

This is j
ust another one of those little things in life that I've got time to think about now....

Get your whiskey bottle autographed!
I'd never heard of such a thing...
This was an odd enough photo that I had to use it somewhere.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

I'd like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! I'm hoping that 2019 is even better than the year that just ended.

This is our neighbor across the fence from where we parked our home for December.
I'm sure she is wishing us all a great 2019!