Games Played as a Child

Asking what games I played as a child means having to rip away the cobwebs from a 75-year-old mind, well, almost 75 years old. I lived in a small community with a small contingent of children my age. I can only name two, and one was a girl. He and …

StoryWorth—What are my favorite movies

The question of what are my favorite movies is complex. The question depends on the stage in my life. Let me explain. I lived my preteen and teen years when it was the in-thing of going to drive-ins. The big screen was nice, but I enjoyed eating candy and popcorn …

Fathers Day—June 19, 2022

I wish the men who have children a Happy Fathers Day today, June 19, 2022. Please.(read here) post from last year to learn about Fathers Day’s history. It also honors my father and father-in-law. My Father Francis Leo Knott I especially want to thank the men who remain active in …

Life-mate and Bowling Partner

Welcome. You know that I enjoy, well, maybe addicted to, bowling if you follow my blog. I bowl multiple times a week and have bowled in competitions in several states and foreign countries. I was a member of the Professional Bowlers Association for a time and won money in several …

How is life different today compared to when you were a child?—StoryWorth

“How is life different today compared to when you were a child?” It is an interesting question that I considered avoiding. I had an issue deciding what to write. Let’s start with the current Covid scare. I remember having the measles and my siblings the mumps when I was young. …

Storyworth—Are you a regular at any of your local restaurants or cafes?

“Are you a regular at any of your local restaurants or cafes? What is that relationship like?” It was such an interesting question. Let us start with our favorite steakhouse—American Steakhouse outside Fort Meade Army base. It has a great selection of reasonably priced steaks and Lori’s often-ordered pork chops …

Storyworth—“What did you hide from your parents as a child?”

“What did you hide from your parents as a child?” I suspect there are many things I didn’t tell my parents or tried to hide at the time. The stairs Until I left after graduation, the house I lived in had a basement and attic (we called it upstairs.) There …

How did you decide when to change jobs?—Storyworth

How did you decide when to change jobs? I had several jobs before being drafted in 1966. What they were, and why I changed jobs is interesting to few besides me. (LOL) First job I babysat a neighbor’s two children when I was twelve years old. One child was in …

Celebrating Veterans Day 2021

Veterans, thank you for your service! Today is the day we celebrate those among us who stand or stood tall in defense of our country. I spent over twenty-five years in the Navy and retired in 1992.         My father served over twenty-five years in the Navy. …

What are your favorite books to read?—StoryWorth

What are your favorite books? Would it be presumptuous of me to claim not to have one favorite book to read? I came to love reading in the second grade of elementary school. The Nun provided us with a copy of My Weekly Reader and worked with us to read …

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