November. It looks like we made it. Thank God. Since August, I’ve been to the doctor or the lab or the radiologist no less than
I just found so many mistakes in a manuscript that I already corrected and published, that it’s making my head spin. I’m a good writer.
Carried Away Waiting for the carriage The Pumpkin Coach of Nod to the land that’s ever sleeping the Spring in its facade in cloaks
The first day of fall has arrived, the Autumnal Equinox. I am three years sober, sans alcohol, as of today. But not only that, I
I was looking at some photos from a few years ago for a post I’m thinking about and a couple of things caught my attention.
We barely broke eighty degrees here today. There are still some ninety-degree temperatures predicted into the middle of the month, but today Summer officially began
How many poems constitutes “a lot” of poems? Sometime last year I began trying to wrangle my poems into some kind of order, all my
Here we are, can you believe it, going into September. Where does the time go? I’m still reading Carl Sandburg’s big book of Abraham Lincoln.
Keep these sacred cows, for meat, for milk, for skins, for leather jackets on a Saturday night, for cowboy boots, for moccasins, for baby shoes,
If you try to force a flower to bloom, prying its petals open, you will destroy it. If you let it be, to do what
Music can be a powerful mood changer. I’m all for listening to something that makes you feel good, or better, makes you turn that frown
Do you ever let yourself daydream the most fantastical daydream you can possibly imagine for your life? Some people don’t daydream like that. Others will
This isn’t what I was going to write about today. I was going to write about dreams, about thinking positive, being happy, and dreaming bigger.
I’ve been tempted to log back on to twitter, to save my account before the thirty days is up. I’ve resisted that temptation. I’ve
I am off twitter once and for all and for good. (Only took how many tries?) They just changed their format anyway and, I wasn’t
Here’s a quote from the book “Illusions”, by Richard Bach… “In the path of our happiness shall we find the learning for which we have
Anyone else here a book-a-holic? Show of hands? First of all, I was going to quit all this and I didn’t and I said I
This book is a collection of short stories, flash fiction, a few poems, variations on a theme. These are stories about relationships, some are character,
Here’s a great write up/interview of author Danielle Steel at Glamour mag. How has Steel written 179 books? She writes/works twenty to twenty-two hours a
I’ve long wanted to visit Paris. Some years ago I began having dreams about the city. The dreams subsided but my interest in visiting did
The rain has been seemingly incessant. It was ingrained in me throughout my youth not to be a “complainer.” However, seeing as how I am
The first Pat Benatar song that I remember being aware of was “Heartbreaker.” That was about the same time that I was becoming a Tom
Let’s out deep breath wishes another cup of tea would make itself and bring itself upstairs to me… It is October. Not only is it
Some of my favorite fall foliage pictures from years gone by.