Author Archives: Ray V.

About Ray V.

Living between Aiken & Charleston,, South Carolina, USA, I like to share what I am looking at, thinking about or listening to. I refer to this as the view out my window. Thanks for stopping by.

TBT With Billy Joel

I found this article earlier today and it made me smile while I shook my head thinking that this isn’t all that unlikely. Its an article from 2018 and is called. . . Billy Joel Plays “Piano Man” for the … Continue reading

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Happy Grandfather’s Day

Yes, I’m well aware that today is also Mother’s Day and I worked out many of the relative  details  ahead of time.  I have already spoken to my mother (at 0650 hrs.)  for the first of at least two times … Continue reading

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Relationship Tip Redux

Yesterday’s Relationship Tip was a big hit. It was suggested  to add the following tips: gltff added that folding laundry is also a safe activity. Jim  thought  it might depend on whose dishes he might be washing? Andrew suggested adding … Continue reading

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Relationship Tip

I checked and verified  this to be true. Follow me for more relationship/survival tips. borrowed from someone’s Instagram account.

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Seeking The Truth

One of my blogging buddies, Faye, aka The Chicken Grandma sent me this quote: “The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.” -Pierre Abelard … Continue reading

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There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Cat. . . Or A Squirrel

Thank you to my long-time friend, Linda Gill for sharing this with me.  Linda has always had her finger on the pulse of the local churches. ***     After several Sunday services were interrupted by a community of  acorn-hoarding … Continue reading

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Flashback

As previously mentioned, I rarely watch TV these days.  Between my  WQXR and Idagio apps, and as long as I have internet access (or the unlimited data on my phone) I am generally  content. That being said, Alicia likes  game … Continue reading

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A Reflection

This post has been languishing in my mind for a week or so now.  I’ve debated posting it, but I guess my pride lost that battle.. I have spent most of my adult life in the pursuit of  “stuff”.   I … Continue reading

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Common Sense In The House Of Lords

“Borrowed” from the blog of Ann Althouse. The world is changing and too many people are sitting back and only watching. Citizenship is a participation sport, even in The House of Lords. Read the rest of the story here… Peers … Continue reading

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Who Knew?

This past weekend, my wife and I co-hosted with another couple, a “Jack & Jill” wedding shower  for the daughter of friends of ours.  Even though we were experiencing a bit of a monsoon that afternoon, just about everyone who … Continue reading

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