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Anthony Davis
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Grackles, You Cant Live with 'em - You can't live without 'em - They are a PROTECTED SPECIES

I have been plagued by a small flock of about 7 huge black grackles, which are black crows that have arrived in North Texas recently and have not bothered ever to leave. I wish they would. So far they have invaded every garden plot I have made, eating ever
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Posted in Animals on May 15, 2020

The Chronicles of Sam Moon - A Short Story By A. P. Davis, revised on 2.12.2020

Chapter 1: The wise man and the fool SAM MOON CHRONICLES The Chronicles of Sam Moon - A Short Story By A. P. Davis, revised on 2.12.2020 Chapter 1: Waking up from living in the past. A new storm was on its way. The old man could barely
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Posted in Writing on February 12, 2020

No good deed goes unpunished.

Yesterday, at a Kroger store My wife was trying to get to the car in an Amigo shopping cart, one of those electric shopping carts with a basket in front of it, for handicapped and elderly people to do their grocery shopping, when she told me, the cart had
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Posted in Personal on December 24, 2019

This old house is over 76 years old.

Living in a house that is 76 years old or older means, the wood is solid and meant to last a long time. Houses are not made today like they were a century or more ago. And because of this, the doors and windows are no longer being manufactured to match.
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Posted in Family on November 9, 2019

One tree down but the other tree survived.

Trees like to have an incredible amount of root space. The Sycamore trees in the front yard of our home in Dallas were both planted about a week apart, and grew about the same height but one day, about 9 years ago, lightening struck one of the trees, and
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Posted in Gardening on October 18, 2019

Friday the 13th, 2019 - when a visitor knocks at the door at 2:30 AM

7 times knocking at the front door at 2:30 AM on the eve of Friday the 13th. Both myself and my wife woke up suddenly to the sound of rapping at our front door. As I arose from the bed, I remained quiet and pensive and my wife whispered into my ear, "It
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Posted in Writing on September 14, 2019

They are gambling on you not taking an early retirement at 62

If you are about to consider an early retirement at 70% of wages monthly on your Social Security retirement I guarantee you they are banking on you waiting until you are 64 or older before you finally throw in the towel. My best friend who recentl
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Posted in Business on August 29, 2019

After I turned 50 things began to get a little bit strange

I am older now. Aren't we all? I started getting letters in the mail from persons unknown. Out of curiosity of course, I opened the letter I received yesterday and it was a cremation service. Okay, they think I am about to kick the bucket and need to m
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Posted in Entertainment on July 25, 2019

I managed to cut a rose stem and replant it and it is growing

When I was looking at a YouTube video on planting rose cuttings I thought about that time last year I planted a cutting from a climbing rose that took root. Yesterday I figured, what would it be like if I successfully managed to take a cutting off another
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Posted in Gaming on July 25, 2019

Tomatoes grow better with rain water.

If you grow any number of garden vegetables, even if it's just a few plants that you like to see growing from seed or a small baby plant, you need to realize how important it is to keep them watered well. Rainwater can be stored and kept enclosed to prev
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Posted in Gardening on June 26, 2019

Comments (54)

Yes, another year nearly completed and we are still here!

September 5, 2018, 3:24 PM

Anthony... Your articles are getting better! I'm enjoying them. Keep up the good work.

March 18, 2018, 1:06 PM

Thanks for being a faithful contributor to Personapaper and sticking with it. :)

September 9, 2017, 4:43 PM

Hope you are not being affected by the hurricane / tropical storm that is hitting Houston! :(

August 28, 2017, 8:19 AM

Just thought I would stop over and say hello

May 27, 2017, 11:17 PM

We had winds which of course blew down a few things I'd been working on, so much for that for now I suppose. At least it isn't as cold and some other places are, I don't think I could handle freezing temps.

December 18, 2016, 12:03 PM

Howdy neighbor, how's the weather round there?

December 16, 2016, 2:26 PM

Thanks lookatdesktop . Certainly new members will be welcome. I have not taken over PP yet, it will take a while for Will to get it all together and passed across.

September 9, 2016, 3:10 PM

Hi..I have just followed you :)

May 25, 2016, 2:37 PM

I see you left a comment for me in January. No, not writing anywhere else at this time but I am starting to get an itch so I decided if I could still get on here.

April 26, 2016, 3:14 PM