Monthly Archives: May 2009


The big news, IMHO, this week is the possible return of Polaroid film. You can get more details on  the New York Times web site Lens. They did a nice job of illustrating this story with reader submitted photos. All … Continue reading

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Fried Mullet

Eating fresh seafood was an ordinary thing while growing up in Pensacola. Seafood including plenty mullet. Well, to be honest, more red snapper and shrimp than mullet, but some mullet just the same. We had fried mullet at Chet’s Seafood … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Veterans Memorial Park in Pensacola, Florida late yesterday. The 14th annual Memorial Weekend Ceremony had been held earlier in the day with speeches and a 21 gun salute. Monuments on the site honor veterans of all American wars, but the … Continue reading

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Rain in forecast for next 7 days. Great way to start the summer although I suppose it beats the drought. Sent from a handheld device

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Silver Skillet

Lunch at the Silver Skillet in Atlanta. They were featured on the “Just Like Yesterday” episode of Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives show with Guy Fieri. The place hasn’t changed much since 1956. The famous biscuits lived up to their … Continue reading

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Celia’s Shoes

Although we bought her new shoes, Celia insisted on wearing these until she finished Woodward Academy. They’re finally retired after graduation last week. These were her school shoes from 7th grade  through 12th grade.

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Band Practice

We made some progress last night, possibly pulling ourselves up to the level of an 8th grade starter band. Small steps, but steps forward just the same. Thanks to Steve for the great home brew. I’m starting to believe.

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