Ft. Lauderdale, Florida • Age 86
Joined myLot 8 years ago
Gay man came out at 12 in 1948--activist since 1952. Writer of 8 published books--USMC--Opened WW franchise in Memphis in 1969 Moved to Ft. Lauderdale 1979!!!!!
James Higgins @JamesHxstatic (26627) • Eugene, Oregon 20 Jan
But I'm still alive and well. Anne and I avoided Covid 19 (got all the shots offered) and she survived a year of treatment for an aggressive breast cancer in 2021. I am still in good health, but seem to be getting older all the...
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GreatMartin "getting older all the time."---not me--I know how to stay young!! Glad to hear your wife beat cancer!!
CarolDM @CarolDM (201781) • United States 11 Jan
Have always heard this rhyme many times... “Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning sailors takes warning.” It’s an ancient rhyme that has been around for at least 2,000 years, it’s even mentioned in the bible. But...
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GreatMartin I never know which I love better---sunset or sunrise!!
Judy Story @jstory07 (125813) • Roseburg, Oregon 10 Jan
Do you ever wonder what if? What if you did not go to a certain place at a certain time? Would everything still be the same? Would everything be different than what it is now. If you did not meet a certain person. Would...
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JB_Girl @sol_cee (35412) • Philippines 10 Jan
My sister is planning to buy a new car but upon registration the buyer has to show parking space proof. Unfortunately she doesn’t have any parking space so she can’t push thru with the plan. Recently an altercation between...
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GreatMartin Maybe more parking spaces should be made?????
Four Walls @FourWalls (50864) • United States 10 Jan
One thing that this month-long look at songs nominated for a “Best Original Song” Oscar has done for me: it made me realize how many old movie songs I know that I didn’t know I knew. Today’s song is one of those. You may not...
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GreatMartin A lot of good old songs didn't win Oscars but are still classics!!
Kandase @Kandae11 (50061) 3 Jan
Experts believe that the longer the Ukraine, Russia war lasts, the greater the opportunity for those countries : " To bring the world's first fully autonomous fighting robots to the battlefield, inaugurating a new stage of...
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GreatMartin One of the best things about being old is you know worrying about anything is a waste of time!
CarolDM @CarolDM (201781) • United States 3 Jan
Woke up to rain through the night. Now the rain is pouring. The wind is blowing the trees back and forth. Tornado watch until 5:00 pm. Thunder, lightning and buckets of rain are pouring down. Schools were just let out as well. I...
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Kelli M @spiderdust (13772) • San Jose, California 2 Jan
Hello, all! Today was my first day back to work for the year, and the culls fridge was quite full. There was a lot of oat milk yogurt (which I don't need) and lots of fancy cheeses that I didn't think we'd use up right now, but I...
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Ruby Hawk @RubyHawk (82236) • Atlanta, Georgia 30 Dec
One more day and we’ll begin a new year. I wish everyone a bright, happy 2023. I hope we all make it through the new year with little stress and less trouble. than this year. People in our complex will begin with. water damage....
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GreatMartin Ah! Good old Mother Nature!!!
RasmaSandra @RasmaSandra (61424) • Daytona Beach, Florida 1 Jan
I think I mesmerized Ringo last night. I started talking to him since he was lying next to me on the table. I explained to him how exciting it was coming into 2023 since he had been born in 2022, He had this philosophical look on...
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GreatMartin Your look does that to us males!!!!
much2say @much2say (50497) • Los Angeles, California 30 Dec
Change is coming. Change has to come. This is not just a feeling about change . . . not hope, not even a wish. I will be making a conscious effort to change things in my life . . . for the better. Not that I wasn't...
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GreatMartin I am constantly in change--drives my friends crazy!!
Four Walls @FourWalls (50864) • United States 3 Jan
Well, howdy! I didn’t sleep very well last night (lots of weather warnings, nothing wrong with me personally). With all the high-water rescues they’ve had this morning around town I thought it’d just be best to stay home. Just...
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GreatMartin HEY!!! I'm over 80 and still a joy!!!!
much2say @much2say (50497) • Los Angeles, California 15 Dec
This morning I came straight home after dropping the kids off at school. I decided that today was the day that I try to work on loose ends around the house. There is much to be done here . . . cleaning, clearing, cooking,...
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GreatMartin I have a list of 'loose ends' and only pay attention to it when I have nothing else to do!
Rachael Alice @lifecoachjerusalem (696) • Israel 11 Dec
I am getting nervous that we are heading toward the Machine World and the Synchronized worlds that Frank Herbert described in the Dune Series, and that Brian Herbert continued to write in his prequels. Read this post and ponder....
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RasmaSandra @RasmaSandra (61424) • Daytona Beach, Florida 24 Dec
A moose upon the Washington River broke through the ice and could not get back out. People who saw the moose struggling with the baby calf nearby looking helplessly on called for help. Like a Christmas miracle, the moose was...
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GreatMartin Ah mothers!!
Kandase @Kandae11 (50061) 13 Dec
Have you ever been really late with Christmas shopping and -gift buying in particular?. Over the years l can recall a number of times when l have hurried out on Christmas morning to grab last minute gifts. I'll try my best not...
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GreatMartin I'm a good guy--I eat whatever I'm served!! LOL
marguicha @marguicha (199068) • Chile 25 Dec
I just woke up after a lovely Christmas Eve with Claudia and her children. It was a Christmas without too many presents but with a lot of Christmas spirit. Sofía was very happy with her gifts and that included the elf I gave...
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Four Walls @FourWalls (50864) • United States 25 Dec
For those who celebrate (and are on my side of the world), I like to wish you a very happy, peaceful, and Merry Christmas. If you don’t celebrate it religiously (or secularly, for that matter), still have a very happy, peaceful,...
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GreatMartin We are in the 40s now--by Friday back to the high 70s!
DW Davis @DWDavis (21203) • Pikeville, North Carolina 25 Dec
According to Gallup Polls conducted over the last 25 years, approximately 93% of Americans celebrate Christmas, but only 71% of that 93% consider their celebration of Christmas to be strongly or somewhat related to religion. -...
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Ptrikha_2 @ptrikha_2 (41179) • India 25 Dec
The Xmas Day today was quite sunny but windy. We went for some sunshine nearby with being all packed up in layers of clothing plus caps. The sunshine did us good. The wind chill is the main thing testing us during the lower...
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GreatMartin One thing I learned in life--no one else controls MY feelings--only I do!