The Comfort of Travel Routines

Bobbe White 3.2.17 written for wtad.com We recently drove to Denver, for about the 37th time or so. As routes go, there are limited options from Quincy IL to Denver. Whichever way you go, it’s like going to Subway. Order #34; it’s about 7 feet long and 3 feet high. Slice the bread lengthwise down… Continue reading The Comfort of Travel Routines

ONE ROSE, COMING UP!

WTAD.COM/WHITE PAGES 21517 Bobbe White The red crush of Valentine’s Day is over.We all somehow survived. It’s always interesting around an office, even if you’re not a fan of the holiday. ESPECIALLY if you’re not a fan. Why? Because we performed complicated algorithms on how many floral orders were delivered in direct correlation to total… Continue reading ONE ROSE, COMING UP!

The Gift of a Lifetime…Literally

Written for wtad.com by Bobbe White 2/02/17 After his dad, Jim, died last year, Ted Johnson was cleaning out his father’s possessions, when he ran across an LP album. The record label was titled, “Irv Schecter: This is your life.” It was recorded in 1957, by H & H studios, 638 Maine St., Quincy IL. Irv… Continue reading The Gift of a Lifetime…Literally

ICE, TRIPLE LUTZ and TUTUs

WTAD.COM- WHITE PAGES-1/19/17 Bobbe White Friday 1/13/17, before multiple inches of ice rained on our world, thousands of residents created the grocery stores’ version of Black Friday. The entire Midwest vicinity would be eating mountains of French toast for days, with their apocalyptic purchases: bread, milk and eggs. Oh, and beer. The store lines replaced… Continue reading ICE, TRIPLE LUTZ and TUTUs

Just Say “THROW” (it away!)

The White Pages, by Bobbe White                                                                                                  … Continue reading Just Say “THROW” (it away!)

Why Do We Live Here?

Written by Bobbe White for “The White Pages”  WTAD.COM Why Do We Live Here? Frankly on weekends like the last one, I do not know.  It was simply too cold and icy to justify; too treacherous to visit family, stay upright while attempting to walk into work or do anything, really. All of this on… Continue reading Why Do We Live Here?

tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs

The White Pages – December 14, 2016                                                                                                 … Continue reading tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs

It’s a Tough World Out There

It’s Friday, June 17, 2016… …and it’s a tough world out there. Within the past week, A talented singer is killed in Orlando, 50 people gunned down in Orlando nightclub, Two-year old is killed by alligator outside of Orlando. Poor people, poor families, poor community, poor Orlando.  Makes a person understand what “being under a… Continue reading It’s a Tough World Out There

Putting A Muzzle on Mind Chatter- November 30, 2014

Originally written by Jeff – retold by Bobbe Like other babyboomer couples, Jeff and I have been stacking life’s changes: empty nest, aging careers, aging parents, aging food in the fridge and how all of these factors affect us as an aging couple. The empty nest is okay, the career horizon is a bit foggy… Continue reading Putting A Muzzle on Mind Chatter- November 30, 2014

Fear: The Breakfast of Champions

Last post, I challenged you: WWDD? (What would different do?) What did you do different in September? Please share! (1) comment here (2) Facebook (3 email: bobbe@trylaughter.com or (4) send smoke signals. Just share it! Here’s my September different. My kids sent me to South Carolina, as a gift, to see Debbie – a sister-kind-of-person.… Continue reading Fear: The Breakfast of Champions