Calendar Cookies and Other Tidbits

This is about Richard… Richard Reese. I don’t know why I’m thinking of him so strongly at the moment, but I am. This is to honor his memory, hopefully in a worthy way… Richard was one of those people one has the good fortune to meet in life. He was kind, had an infectious good … [Read more…]

knowing a person

You know how sometimes you find out that someone you know isn’t really the person you thought you knew? You find out things about them that maybe surprise you — not necessarily in a bad way just, you find out they aren’t exactly who you thought they were. It might be because you misjudged them, … [Read more…]

Pay It Forward

This really didn’t start today, it started a little over a year ago (and I don’t believe it will end today either). I was getting on the bus to go to work, and all I had was a $20 bill. Now the drivers are supposed to be able to give you change for a $20, … [Read more…]

It’s all good

Have I gotten away with this? Is that possible? Well, I don’t know, I won’t know for quite a few years yet, I imagine. But at least for now, I’ve gotten the all clear. My x-rays were normal, no problems. My new breathing tests went very well– my lack of lung power last time was … [Read more…]

The Ides of March

It’s been a long time, but I recognize the signs. I’ve been here before, and I know it’s serious — bronchitis. One of the surest signs for me, other than the type of cough, is the fact that I can’t stand to smoke a cigarette if I have bronchitis. So there I was in the … [Read more…]


in that moment, taking the shovel, loading it with fresh earth, and pouring it on the box in the grave… hearing that sound… in that moment of utter finality it changed for me. it was done… physical, real. maybe that’s why we do it that way… to re-inforce the finality of death. anyhow i said … [Read more…]

The Innaugural Post

Welcome to my blog… I don’t know what it will be ‘about’ yet. I’m sure to have some political rants, but that’s not my intended focus. Guess I just need a place to vent sometimes. Because I wanted to retain design and database control as well as insuring that my copyright remains in-tact, I’ve set … [Read more…]