I watched some news while I had dinner. One of the pieces was about a Berkeley Professor who made some not too bright, classicist, intolerant,
I am home from a mini-vacation of three days at the beach. We took a trip to celebrate twenty years of marriage, and my birthday
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
This video was filmed on the campus of Pasadena City College. How does any student in the United States get into college without having the
“The Progressive Utopia of California Becomes the First State to Eliminate Electricity Entirely,” is the headline of this satirical piece at The Babylon Bee. “SACRAMENTO,
I’ve been sick with a terrible cold for the last few days. Today I made myself get up, get dressed, get some things accomplished. I
I live in California. I was born in California during a time when being a first-generation Californian was still something of a thing, even if
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.
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,
At the Gates of Tombs by Carl Sandburg Civilizations are set up and knocked down the same as pins in a bowling alley. Civilizations
I am continuing my reading of “Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years, The War Years” by Carl Sandburg. I’ve decided to share some of the content
It is the end of the Summer. I’ve been doing end of the Summer stuff. I don’t feel like talking about writing but, I will
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
There is still good in the world. There is still beauty. TS
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 re-started a Tumblr page, and I’ve created a companion page to this page. The goal is, to keep what is good, to focus on
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
“There is something about yourself that you don’t know. Something that you will deny even exists until it’s too late to do anything about it.
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