Nov 102016
Are You Not Entertained?...

My goodness.  Quite a spectacle wasn’t it?  Lots of theatrics, drama, comic relief, and in the end, everybody lost, except of course for the owners of this country who are laughing at us whilst sitting on their luxury yacht sipping champagne, eating the meat of some endangered species, and grabbing women’s genitals. Let me preface […]

Oct 262016

Key West.  This week is the infamous party which nobody is allowed to mention by name on a blog, post, in social media, or mixed company, because the owners of said party don’t understand how to internet.  But no matter, it’s going on now and Duval is rocking away.  Here is a link to the […]

Oct 242016
The Mysterious Maui Jeeps...

I’ve notice something rather odd lately.  Everywhere I go on Maui I see jeeps.  Lots of jeeps.  But not just regular everyday jeeps.  Most of these said jeeps are late model 4 door Wranglers in white with black tops.  They are all over the place.  One day I must have counted 3 dozen.  Just driving […]

Oct 162016
The First Thing You're Gonna Say Is...

I’ve dreamt of doing a lot of things over the course of my life.  Visiting faraway lands, having adventures, doing exciting things, and generally living a real life. And surprisingly, I’ve managed to actually make more than a few dreams come true. I moved to Florida, learned to scuba dive, rode a Harley across the […]

Aug 032016
The Doctor Will See You....NOW!...

Quick!  How many of you out there in Fritter land have one of these things?… Yeah, I thought so.  This is a standard accoutrement at every dinner table around here.  For those who are unfamiliar with this device, it’s a simple pill reminder box.  Labeled with the days of the week, each compartment contains the […]

Jul 242016

You unfortunate people on the mainland may have heard something now and then about how laid back and relaxing living on an island can be.  Not just Key West but any island.  I can speak from experience when I say it’s all pretty much true.  When you settle in on an island, life takes on […]

May 052016

Cinco De Mayo, or the 5th of May, has somehow become a national holiday in the U.S.A.  Essentially it has become another excuse to go out, get drunk, and eat bad food.  Like all the other invented holidays we have.  While everyone is out slurping down margaritas and destroying their lower intestines with burritos and […]

Mar 312016

While it was good to get the tooth fixed the other day, there is a downside.  As is common with just about any trip to a medical facility, the doctor is compelled to load up the patient with prescriptions and drugs.  And now, I’m a part of it. I despise taking any kind of drugs.  Even […]

Feb 162016

5 years.  I cannot believe it.  The Fritter is 5 years old today.  When I started this thing I had no idea where I was going with it, but here we are, still going strong.  Still growing.  Still snarky as ever. Of all the things I’ve done, of all the adventures, all the trials and […]

Feb 142016

Seriously.  We need to sit down and reboot the entire year.  Shit can all the current holidays and start over again from scratch.  And the rules should be: Only one holiday per month. No preparing for said holiday until the previous one has passed.  Meaning you won’t find xmas shit in the stores in August. […]

Feb 152015
A Rough Week...

Firstly, let me say that I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of sympathy and messages that I have received over the last few days.  From comments here, to Tammy’s touching post on the peanut, to some of my followers on Twitter, it’s really helped me get through all this.  Obviously, the loss of a pet […]

Jul 082014

This being a new craze that has taken root across our fair land.  It’s called “Rollin’ Coal” and it ranks right up there as one of the stupidest, if not dangerous fads we have seen in recent years.  And that’s saying a lot considering how stupid this country has gotten.  What is rollin’ coal? It’s […]

Living Or Existing…

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Sep 282013

This was sent to me recently: Will I Live to see 80? (Here’s something to think about.) I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive Lab tests, she said I was doing fairly well for my age. (I am past Sixty Five). A little concerned about that comment, I couldn’t […]

Jun 022013

I mentioned earlier that my trip up north was to visit relatives and family, all of whom are near or over 80 years old. Everyone appears to be in good health. There are signs of slowing down that you would expect at that age. Hearing loss, aches and pains, a cabinet full of drugs that […]

Can’t figger it out…

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Apr 202012

The advances that have been made in photography over the last few years have been incredible. Our iPhones now have cameras capable of taking images with amazing clarity. NASA has sent out probes which can photograph other planets in minute detail. Digital photography has progressed to amazing results. You can actually snap a photo of […]