Category Archives: Stories of my life

A dog and a log on my blog… oh, and a new sailor too!!!

The dog in question was this little guy, found wandering alone, without a collar, in that exclusive private community where I am now a security guard. No tags at all. Don’t worry, we found the owner, but I got to … Continue reading

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When Eric Idle thinks you are funny, well, what can I say?

Eric Idle‏Verified account @EricIdle 22h22 hours ago Replying to @ArthurBrowne1 Funny Arthur. —————————————————— I was lucky enough to meet the man. I did post about it, and how my science fiction action/humor book series, and some amusing episodes of Twitter allowed this to … Continue reading

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Snorkeling babies, conspiring balloons, fancy cakes, and sunsets…

Okay, that bay is not really snorkeling… although I could Photoshop him into the ocean and defy you to tell the difference. My wife, older daughter, and I babysat our friend’s twin boys last night. But I have a few … Continue reading

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The strange case of the multiplying balloons…

I was at work the other day, doing my sacred, sworn duty as a security guard, keeping the rich people who live in an exclusive community safe from any interaction with normal people who weren’t being paid to be there, … Continue reading

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A sunset and a giant ghost spider…

That is a sunset, as seen from where I spend most of my evenings, guarding a gate at an exclusive private community. When I am not busy taking calls and letting cars in, I have two giant video monitor screens … Continue reading

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Some random photos of me in my private security officer uniforms…

My younger daughter, Mollie, took these photos before I went to work this weekend. As I said in an earlier post, when I did the training to become a security guard, thus adding yet another position to the long list … Continue reading

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I heard this loud ‘whooshing’ sound…

I was sitting in the gate guard house at my new job as a private security officer for a luxury gated community. I suddenly heard this loud whooshing sound outside. I knew I had heard the sound before, but it … Continue reading

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