The Bio-Vlog

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Backing Chuck Norris: BioVlog 66 of 384

May 14, 2021

Norris is fed-up; he has had enough of all the disrespect! He stops everything and approaches Gabriel. Murphy sees that trouble is brewing and sidles up next to Norris. Douglas quickly moves in behind Norris. I stand on Douglas’s left, following behind Murphy. We are…

Triple Crown Chuck Norris: BioVlog 65 of 384

May 13, 2021

Sensei Murphy is hosting a tournament at the Tijuana Forum, and he has invited the great Chuck Norris to be our Master of Ceremonies. (Master Norris started learning martial arts after joining the Air Force in 1958, one year after Sensei Murphy started his fighting…

No More Special Treatment: BioVlog 64 of 384

May 12, 2021

I ask Sensei, pleading, yet trying to show no fear, “Can I fight opponents my own size when testing for my brown belt? I am aware that I am outclassed by Crook, Douglas, Napoleon, along with many of your other big fighters down south in…

Brown Belt Training: BioVlog 63 of384

May 11, 2021

Sensei said I must beef-up by putting on muscle. My weight training for my brown belt is coming from Gene Fisher. I’m getting bigger and harder; heavier and stronger. At 145 pounds, I hit 250 pounds on the bench-press, I can pull-down 220 pounds, although…

B-B Welts: BioVlog 62 of 384

May 10, 2021

Jim, Jerry Morris and I are on our way to the desert of Palm Springs, California to go BB gun hunting.  Our prey are offbeat, as we hunt each other. We all have goggles to guard our eyes and Daisy BB guns. The BBs sting,…

Gulping Saline: BioVlog 61 of 384

May 7, 2021

After the diving crash, a sharp pain drills through my skull. Amazingly I am still conscious, at least conscious enough to know that a wave of water will soon crash into me. In a panic, thoughts flood my mind. “Start swimming! If you don’t, you…

High Dives: BioVlog 60 of 384

May 6, 2021

Cliff diving has elements of risk smart people are unwilling to take. But as far as I am concerned, those risks are an opportunity to test one’s will and pit my mind against the fear-triggering asthma attacks. Jim Blowers, his friend Jerry, and I arrive…

Driving While Blind: BioVlog 59 of 384

May 5, 2021

The officer says sternly to me, “I want you to produce your license, and I’m telling you I want it now!”  So I hand over my identification card that boldly states, “Not an authorized driver’s license.” But what causes me to go breathless with worry,…

Donut Shop Has Been Robbed: BioVlog 58 of 384

May 4, 2021

I’ve now driven my motorcycle into construction signs, had my tail light clipped turning in front of an oncoming car and driven my right leg into the bumper of a parked truck. I realize I have to figure out a safer way to blindly drive…

Table Talk 7

May 3, 2021

“At my table is Richard’s childhood friend Holly Crest.  Holly, what personal qualities did you detect when you first met Richard?” “Jon,” Holly says, “I think his quality is dedication. I’ve known Rick since we were five years old. In high school we were in…

Table of Contents

(In chronological order)

BioVlog Introduction

February 2, 2021

Prolog—Part 1 of 3: 1981: Meeting Mr. Cool (BioVlog 1 of 384)

February 4, 2021

Prolog-Part 2: No Mucking: BioVlog 2 of 384

February 5, 2021

Prolog-Part 3: I want to buy you: BioVlog 3 of 384

February 6, 2021

Table Talk 1

February 8, 2021

Chapter 1: 1963, Ravaging the Retinas: BioVlog 4 of 384

February 9, 2021

E = Fog: BioVlog 5 of 384

February 10, 2021

Even the Deaf can see the Bad Guys: BioVlog 6 of 384

February 11, 2021

VH Means Freak: BioVlog 7 of 384

February 12, 2021

No Braille for Me: BioVlog 8 of 384

February 15, 2021

Controlling by Touch: BioVlog 9 of 384

February 16, 2021

Destiny: BioVlog 10 of 384

February 17, 2021

Mustard on Banana Peels: BioVlog 11 of 384

February 18, 2021

Mother’s revulsion: BioVlog 12 of 384

February 19, 2021

Table Talk 2

February 22, 2021

Unwilling Class Clown: BioVlog 13 of 384

February 23, 2021

Piggy-Magoo – Gods of the Fly: BioVlog 14 of 384

February 24, 2021

Incineration: BioVlog 15 of 384

February 25, 2021

Roofing knifes Kill: BioVlog 16 of 384

February 26, 2021

Eye Burning: BioVlog 17 of 384

March 1, 2021

Pity-Pot: BioVlog 18 of 384

March 2, 2021

Three Bucks a Tab: BioVlog 19 of 384

March 3, 2021

Typing Scam: BioVlog 20 of 384

March 4, 2021

Two-Man Tab: BioVlog 21 of 384

March 5, 2021

Table Talk 3

March 8, 2021

Twisted Colors: BioVlog 22 of 384

March 9, 2021

Subconscious in external Space: BioVlog 23 of 384

March 10, 2021

Secret Hole: BioVlog 24 of 384

March 11, 2021

Hollow Decks: BioVlog 25 of 384

March 12, 2021

Cracking Locks: BioVlog 26 of 384

March 15, 2021