7/26/15 – 7/31/15

7/31/15 Today would have marked my 36th year with the bank. Since I’m retired, we have a better use for the date. Our family was blessed with our 2nd grandson being born today. DrL made his presence known shortly before noon today. Mother, baby, Daddy, and big brother […]

7/21/15 – 7/25/15

7/25/15 Me and me bride started the rock garden work, and it’s looking awesome. The new arborvitae was delivered and planted. Looks better already. 7/24/15 Me, Probie FjL, and JjLJr spent the day clearing out the entire front garden. We’re replacing it all with new stuff, and plan […]

7/16/15 – 7/20/15

7/20/15 Since I stopped working, I’ve had less time for the Musings. Bad me. I’ve kept busy painting things and fixing things I never had time for before. It’s all been collecting, so here’s my 2 week dump. These are the pies we’ve been enjoying. Strawberry and raspberry […]

7/11/15 – 7/15/15

7/15/15 Me birds and some flowering blooms … These are the latest editions to the Pez collection. Transformers Pez. We got Megatron, Optimus Prime and Bumblee Bee 7/14/15 I’ve been on this planet for nearly 58 years, and I don’t ever recall seeing one of these. Ro says […]

7/1/15 – 7/5/15

7/5/15 Spotted this guy on a light pole along airport road … Some other views from Airport road. No wiser words have been spoken. The beast needed a new battery today. 7/3/15 We made the best out of an uncomfortable situation last evening. Ended at a nice place, […]

6/26/15 – 6/30/15

6/30/15 Isn’t OnA adorable??? 6/29/15 Thank you to my team, and a few other colleagues who treated me to lunch today. I appreciate all you have done for me over the years. We have DD, RC, me, EP, JjLJr, KjW, CR and VC. It was certainly a luncheon […]

6/16/15 – 6/20/15

6/20/15 Another massacre, this time with a car. We need better, no MORE, car control. How many more senseless deaths, loss of life and limb, and forever damaged families should we continue to put up with. As a nation, we need to seriously reflect on how we can […]

6/11/15 – 6/15/15

6/15/15 Got together with a few friends, as we usually do. This time we had a few more since this may be my last gathering with the bank. Was great having everyone together, we have CC, Gimp, JjLJr, Moi, ET, Goombazza, SaY, ShR, and NM There’s me and […]

6/6/15 – 6/10/15

6/10/15 1 down, 49,999 to go…. did I mention, It’s all good, bitches !!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Pics from the game – NY Mets support FDNY & NYPD – June 2015 The boys from TL119 are headed to CitiField … We’re going to this game tonight, and our Probie FjL […]

6/1/15 – 6/5/15

6/5/15 Thank you to ChubbyMuffin for the cool CAT hat … There’s my friend AO keeping our DC all secured … Visited NJDC yesterday, and got to see the Freedom Tower again. Here are some good shots… Not a job I’d want, having to wash these windows … […]

5/21/15 – 5/25/15

5/25/15 I spotted this exhaust pattern coming from those planes. Anyone know what planes cause this pattern ? Enjoy the pics of our town parade. College Point Memorial Day Parade – May 2015 5/24/15 Got Randy climbing up my leg to get to my nuts, now if I […]

5/16/15 – 5/20/15

5/20/15 Damn weeds in the yard … ๐Ÿ˜‰ 5/19/15 Ro rescued a cardinal today. He ended up OK, and flew away after some TLC and food/water. Either that, or he didn’t make it, and the cats got a special treat … Either way, I got these great pics, […]

5/11/15 – 5/15/15

5/15/15 There’s an update to the Things to be Mindful Of list, it’s meant to be A primer for the youth of America ย ย ย ย ย  And a refresher for their parents and grandparents I’m sure you have some ideas for this list, so send them over, I’ll sort them, […]

5/6/15 – 5/10/15

5/10/15 A very Happy Mothers Day to Zelda, my mom, and to the wonderful mother who raised our children. I love you all  !!! Happy Mothers Day to all you mothers, new mothers, and expecting mothers. 5/9/15 The tri-fecta completed … We got Airport Road open again, 11th […]

5/1/15 – 5/5/15

5/5/15 As I get older, it becomes apparent that you won’t meet too many people in life who end up being special to you in some ways. That connection can happen in many different ways, and happens with all sorts of people. The world and beyond lost a […]

4/26/15 – 4/30/15

4/30/15 This guy literally ran into the side of the house and ended up on the sidewalk, while Ro was out back. It’s a Blue Headed Vireo. The birds are flying into the house to get their pics posted … Another few pics of my new friends in […]

4/21/15 – 4/25/15

4/24/15 Probie FjL. Proud of you son. Stay safe Meet Rowdy & Randy – the video 4/23/15 Mommy … enough said … Little DiP, ain’t he handsome ??? Like his dad and Uncle Jack … Bought my honey a new ring, she’s been bad… VERY BAD, and that […]

4/16/15 – 4/20/15

4/20/15 Happy 420 everyone. Don’t worry … be Happy ๐Ÿ˜‰ 4/19/15 An interesting view of the Whitestone Bridge from 125th street in College Point … Looks like Rowdy has been fighting with another male somewhere, pretty chewed up. Got me a new leaf blower. 40 volts, and 150 […]

4/11/15 – 4/15/15

4/15/15 Just asking, but who put a gun to your head to accept a job earning less than any $ amount you like ? If you want to EARN $15/hr, find a job offering that salary… Unless we want McDs hamburgers to cost $5 each, we gotta think […]

4/6/15 – 4/10/15

4/10/15 The robin red-breasts have returned for spring I used to see this lady every morning handing out the Metro at the 5th avenue station. When JjLJr and I came out today, she knew him too, from when he was working nights. She was quite surprised when she […]

4/1/15 – 4/5/15

4/5/15 Happy Easter all, from our family to yours. Enjoy the day and the Easter egg hunt with the children … (I miss those days …) Happy Birthday to our handsome nephew, the Big Dip… Enjoy !!! 4/4/15 Created this TL119 Fantasy Pez Truck for my son and […]

3/26/15 – 3/31/15

3/31/15 Our Sweet OnA is looking beautiful, and ready for Easter… Our friends from Chicagoland joined us at NJ2, and complimented us on the buildout. You got me, MA, NT, KjW, VC. We’re always proud to show off our work. KjW has a neat little corner carved out […]

3/21/15 – 3/25/15

3/23/15 Spotted this guy, trying to make his next in the neighbors attic vent. 3/22/15 More pics of me birds… 3/21/15 Had a very nice dinner with my siblings, and nephew FvL. It was good to see everyone. I’m ready, waiting for the siblings to arrive Rowdy’s back, […]

3/16/15 – 3/20/15

3/20/15 32 years ago today, I began to fulfill a promise I made to my then future mother-in-law. A woman who was taken from us way too soon, and before we were married. I promised her that I would love and take good care of Rosanne forever. I […]

3/11/15 – 3/15/15

3/15/15 My boy Rowdy stopped over for a few nuts … Bongo Billy and The Titan Durty Band at CJ Cullens… Rock on… Got me a St. Paddy’s Day T from the Titan Durty Band. Enjoy my leprechaun friends… I like the rock walls in The Bronx. This […]

3/6/15 – 3/10/15

3/10/15 Happy Birthday to my beautiful niece, GaD, enjoy your day Gracielle… 3/8/15 Our Special Amgel, OnA turned one. We had a wonderful family celebration. Happy 1st Birthday OnA – March 2015 These are also available on Flickr – 2015 0307 OnA 1st Birthday 3/6/15 Pretty birds … […]

3/1/15 – 3/5/15

3/5/15 PLEASE, no more snow. It’s pretty, and we took a nice walk to the park, but enough already … That’s a new roof being installed at Flushing Meadows tennis stadium. Structure gets completed this year, and roof goes up in 2016. Spotted another Pez collector on the […]