Want to Get There

On one of my computer screens I have a picture of a road that disappears into tuly fog. It reminds me of traveling to the mountains in California along Jack Tone Road or headed south toward Corcoran. Sometimes, not very often, we became shrouded in tuly fog.  It was thick and clearly dangerous for travelers. …

The List

Sometimes I feel the only thing coming out of my mouth are the negative thoughts tumbling in my head. Often those thoughts roll and merge until I don’t even notice the blue of the sky or my eyes that are still able to see it, if I just would stop, breath and see it all. …

Broken Wish Bone

Another year. Did you think gone or is here? I found the wishbone from Thanksgiving during my Christmas put away moments. I held both ends. That way I would get my wish no matter what. I thought of what to wish. Tears came. I had nothing and not because I believe I have all I …

SIRS, A QUESTION IF YOU PLEASE

I have a question for President Obama and Governor Romney. Humpty Dumpty straddled a wall. With pushing and pulling and gnashing of teeth, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. How are you going to put humpty Dumpty back together again? I could ask you about our economy, Syria, health reform, abortion, religion, outsourcing, and education. …

Finally Sailing

  I could lie and say I am doing some research for my current writing project and it is about sailing, but what would be the point. Most of my writing pieces are historically based. I am working on something I am kind of excited about…In the mean time… When did we get so old? …

Don’t Tell Me

Don’t tell me it is better or will get better or it used to be better because I don’t believe you, any of you. I won’t lay blame or point fingers because that is a huge waste of time and energy. That won’t change what has happened and it won’t change what will happen. And …

Should Know Better

Once, when I attended a basketball game (Dublan style) the refs clearly favored the opposing team. Booing and yelling ensued. A wise man (Carl Call) was clearly dismayed by such bad behavior by those who should know better. He expressed his displeasure to those sitting around him. I thought he was being overly zealous so …

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