Messenger News Columnsen-usTue, 31 May 2016 08:00:17 EDTTue, 31 May 2016 08:00:17 EDT in rain in the rain seemed whole lot more fun as a youngster. Perhaps because "Splish, Splash" had just hit the airwaves. It was 1958, and Bobby Darin wrote the song, his first, in nine minutes flat.Sun, 29 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTReason for delay is time's a reason, you know, my basement has stayed tied up in boxes and bags since we moved into Dodge those many years ago. And laziness wasn't the greater part of such equation. It all boils down to time. Time and manpower.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTMuddled mind brings up dreams, here I sit, much like that bird in the wilderness Dad would sing about while waiting for something to eat. But I'm not waiting for something to eat, I'm waiting for my head to clear since these last few days have been hecti.Sun, 15 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSadness comes with cruises and collecting Two weeks. Means the same in my book. On Thursday my friend Dawn and I were to leave for two weeks vacation, about a week driving to and from Galveston and another week on a cruise ship stopping in Honduras, Mexico and Belize.Sun, 8 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTDelivering baskets on May Day Day. This almost uncelebrated holiday these days held many and diverse celebrations in the past. In medieval and modern Europe, the day was celebrated for the return of spring. That's what Google says, anyway.Sun, 1 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT