Life in the Golden Years

SNAPSHOTS OF THE SEASONS and  MUSINGS ON LIFE AND LOVE  A collection of poems by Jim Banister NOTE:  The following were copied and pasted from a word processing application and I...

A half-century or so ago, I was a young man and an avid pheasant hunter. That was not particularly unusual in the early 1960s. Kansas was noted for pheasant hunting back...

English, what a language! Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning.   A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym. I think a retired English...

My participation here in the year just past was sporadic.  I am going to try to be more consistent in this new year. My intent will be to post something every...

As the 2014 Thanksgiving Sun sets in another exhibition of the Beauty of God’s Creation, We here in the Hinterland prepare to welcome the Holiday Season and Brace Ourselves for the Season...

It was well over 30 years ago!   We hadn’t been living in this house too long …   We were visiting the folks when they lived on the farm near...

Holocaust survivor faces another loss as Metcalf South’s closing displaces her tailor shopI suppose to most people the closing of a shopping center would elicit no more than a shrug and...

Stepping Back in Time How it was back then … Before “The Grove at Fox Farm” became “The Grove”. Back before the days of salt & pepper hair and a grizzled...

What a difference a couple of decades make! In both change to the landscape and in digital camera technology … The photo immediately below was take some 25 or thirty years...

http://s261.photobucket.com/user/retsinab_photos/media/COL%20II/WindyAprilDayinKansas_zpsb1362dde.mp4.html I DO wish the wind would blow occasionally …  ;>)