Bill York

They were not the original television cast, but they really were Golden Girls, serious and concentrating. 

At McDonald’s in Dacula, in a window booth.

Published: 2017-12-14 12:19
Bill York

I was considered a loner during my youth. While other boys were thinking about girls I was hunting, fishing, trapping and camping out in the forest.

Published: 2017-09-04 21:28
Bill York

I could not believe how fast cars were passing me and I was driving the speed limit. Officials scratch their heads wondering why deadly crashes happen so frequently; it’s obvious; too many cars on the roads and too many speeders.

Published: 2017-07-31 14:39

Bill YorkThe Futile Drug War
By Bill York
Nonagenarian

America’s war on drugs has failed. DEA estimates that only a miniscule amount of smuggled drugs are intercepted. Between the origin of illegal drugs and addicts is millions in profit. Money is why the illegal drug war is floundering and has become a financial disaster for government.

USS MissouriAnchors Aweigh
By Bill york
Nonagenarian

My wife Dot and I enjoy watching Jeopardy on TV. We know a few of the answers but we suffer mind-lag at our age and recall is often slow. 

I said, “Since I was in the navy during WW II I wish Alex Trebek would ask some questions about ships. It is a category in which I might excel.”

Bill YorkThe Great Depression today
By Bill York
Nonagenarian

You had to have been hungry in your life to understand the emotional zap I got today.

Living with my grandfather on the farm meant food on the table during the 1930’s but at age 7 my father remarried and I lived with someone psychologically unprepared to be a dad; a slice of dried bologna in the icebox, alongside a case of beer, nothing else. I left home at age 14.