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—“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. …

StoryWorth—What have you won?

“Have you ever won anything?” Let’s start by saying I have never won the lottery or Publisher Clearing House giveaways. But other things make me a winner several times over. In the Navy I won the opportunity to attend junior college while in the Navy. My application was selected over …

StoryWorth—Beverly Manor, where I grew up.

“What was the neighborhood you grew up in like?” Beverly Manor The neighborhood I grew up in was, still is, called Beverly Manor. Keep in mind, I lived there from 1953 to 1965—a long time ago. Yet, some memories are still vivid. Vohland Street Beverly Manor at the time had …

Obituary for Bear Knott-08/25/2021

Bear (11/1/2012-08/25/2021) crossed over the rainbow bridge to doggie heaven this afternoon. There he joined other dogs we have had—Sandy, Misha, Bailey, and King. How we got him Bear was a mixed Labrador born in Ohio and brought to Maryland by a local rescue. The rescue posted his story on …

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