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2006 

None of us are going to stay up to greet the New Year—most of us have seen 75 or more new years! So we will extend to all our gentle readers a HAPPY & PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!We did not have a white Christmas—but we’re having a white New Years Eve!                Jay, Medford, Carl, Harold, Fred and ...
12/31/2006
MEDFORD: “Today’s meeting of the ‘Old Men & Coffee Shops’ is taking place right NOW!” JAY: “So, c’mon in, grab a chair by the front-plate-glass window, Molly will get you a china, not stoneware mug of organically & shade grown cup of (your choice of blends—we have ‘em all) coffee.” MOLLY: “HURRY...
12/31/2006
“YOU’RE LATE!” exclaimed my old new friend Molly (Cyber Café manager) as I entered the Cyber-Café for our Friday morning meeting of the coffee shop codgers, “The other opinionated old goats are already seated up front, by the front plate-glass window, with their china not stoneware mugs of organ...
12/30/2006
Gerald R. Ford (July 14, 1913-Dec 26, 2006), held the Grand Rapids Michigan Congressional Seat from 1949 until nominated as Vice-President by Richard Nixon October 12, 1973 and confirmed by the Senate November 27, and the House December 6, 1973. Upon the resignation of Nixon August 9, 1974, Gera...
12/28/2006
I’m out here, enjoying my china mug of organically & shade grown fair trade Sumatran blend (I really LIKE this stuff) coffee enjoying this disgustingly repetitive weather: cloudy, near snow-less, +32F & scant wind! My kids & kid-in-law remain asleep (slackards!), it’s really great having them he...
12/23/2006
 The codgers will not be posting on the 24th & 25th as we will be with our respective families. So now while we have at least some of our gentle readers outhere in Cyberspace...  Wherever you may go...      Whatever you may do...       However You May Celebrate...  With family, friends, and thoug...
12/22/2006
I can see the clouds approaching from the south, more ominous in the pre-dawn sky than what they actually represent. The main storm that hit Denver yesterday seems to be passing to the south of us. We remain unseasonably warm, and any snow we receive in the next couple of days will quickly turn ...
12/21/2006
It is +27F, and still this morning as I stand on my back porch with my (china, not stoneware) mug of coffee (gotcha—no description) warming my hands, and jump-starting my brain, making my synapses synapse. Today I made my first post exclusive to the group: “Codgers & Friends Conversations,” and ...
12/19/2006
Good Morning to you all, Gentle Readers! Medford and I have been working on our marketing plan for the codgers. Today we will give you an idea of what the regular crew of codgers look like—at least in caricature.  Top Row: Jay Merton & Medford Ambrose (both re-drawn). Bottom Row: Carl McIntyre, ...
12/16/2006
I didn’t linger long on my back porch this morning as the boys were assembling early at the café today for our daily meeting. It seems they actually read our posts, and have some concerns about the blog. “What is all this?” asked Harold the retired barber as I sat down at my usual place at out t...
12/15/2006
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