That’s the way I see it

That’s the way I see it:Let’s talk turkey

That’s the way I see it:Let’s talk turkey

That's the way I see it December 11, 2015 at 1:53 am 0 comments

By Jim Callicott When the holiday season (Thanksgiving to Christmas) rolls around, the majority of the population north of the Rio Grande River begins to salivate at the very thought of turkey. I’ve never quite understand this as I care not for the bird. Fix it any way you like,Read More

That’s the way I see it: To ski or not to ski

That’s the way I see it: To ski or not to ski

That's the way I see it November 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

By Jim Callicott I have discovered that putting on a pair of skis and subjecting your body to a wild, mad dash down the side of a mountain on cold wet snow is an excellent way, invented by man, to commit suicide. My discovery came a few years ago whileRead More

That’s the way I see it: Who pulled the fire alarm?

That’s the way I see it: Who pulled the fire alarm?

That's the way I see it September 29, 2015 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

By Jim Callicott George and I were friends since the first grade. I say “were” because George passed away a couple of years ago. He had received a heart transplant which kept him alive a while longer. But I felt it was also was a shame because his original heartRead More

That’s the way I see it: words of wisdom from grandpa

That’s the way I see it: words of wisdom from grandpa

That's the way I see it September 11, 2015 at 3:35 am 0 comments

By Jim Callicott I was named after my grandfather, my mother’s doing, not his. I was 15-years-old when he died. It’s eerie seeing your name on a tombstone while still on this side of the grass. He was a character to put it mildly. He enjoyed a good laugh andRead More

The truth about relatives

The truth about relatives

That's the way I see it December 27, 2014 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

Family, sometimes, is an overrated asset. You have no choice into whose family you are born. Considering the asinine families some kids have to live with, it would be better if mom and dad slept in separate rooms with a court order against physical contact that could result in babies.Read More

Canned biscuits

Canned biscuits

That's the way I see it December 19, 2014 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Canned biscuits were invented in 1930 by one Lively B. Willoughby in Louisville, Kentucky. He was probably high on Kentucky bourbon at the time to invent such a product. That’s probably what the B. stands for, Lively Bourbon Willoughby. Regardless of the man’s condition, if he were still living todayRead More

Growing old gracefully

That's the way I see it December 2, 2014 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

Take it from someone who is growing older by the minute: I’m not taking it gracefully. I’m fighting it tooth and nail. I have no idea who came up with the expression of growing old gracefully, but it was probably someone who hasn’t experienced the sudden shock when the fastRead More