Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Two Ronnies

Two Ronnies: Meet Ronnie Hart and Ronnie Hart. It isn’t often, or ever as was my case, that you hear of cousins on the paternal side, within the same age range having the same given names. It never occurred to me to wonder. But I did find it [...]

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Gun Smoked

GUN SMOKED Where was the NRA when I needed them? I believe, my second amendment rights were smoked… way back when. My Uncle Bernie, recently married to my mother’s younger sister, came to live with us during my cowboy heyday. He was looking [...]

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Real Cowboys

Real Cowboys I knew what a real cowboy looked like from a very early age. I saw one once, in-person live, at the Olympia Stadium (home of the Red Wings) in Detroit, Michigan, in the 1940’s. My Aunt Inez took me to see him. My Aunt Inez, my [...]

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First Flight

First Flight I need to make a retraction, as to my previous blog, where I referred to my very first flight being with my cousin Harold Colbert. Actually, as you can see in this photograph (which I resurrected only today), my first time in an [...]

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War Chief

War Chief The name Harold is a Norse baby name. In Norse the meaning of the name Harold is: War chief. "People with this name tend to be orderly and dedicated to building their lives on a solid foundation of order and service. They value truth, [...]

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Egghead & Mule-Ears

Egghead & Mule-Ears: It isn’t easy, even after all these years, to put aside references made to your physical being as a young child. As children, we are all self conscious about so many things. All we want to do is belong and not be [...]

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