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
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
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.
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.
At the Gates of Tombs by Carl Sandburg Civilizations are set up and knocked down the same as pins in a bowling alley. Civilizations
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
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
Big ideas. I’m having a Quantum Leap kind of day. Hypothesizing some things. Suspend your disbelief for a moment and imagine you can see the
BOC is one of my favorite bands. I wouldn’t know where to begin to tell of the impact and influence this music has had on
Do you have monsters? Apparently I had a lot of monsters I didn’t even know I had. Some of them were political, some of them
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
Photo of a woman drinking tea after a bombing raid in London during the Blitz (no copyright infringement intended.) Link. Yesterday, (when I started writing
I’ll tell you what optimism is, in a world where a fake issue of a real newspaper was distributed by activists, and went viral, and
The other day someone shared this great quote from Freddie Mercury that really spoke to me. I’ve found several versions of the quote.
the only advice ever for dealing with jackasses is to ignore them. even when you end up in tears, don’t give them that either. sometimes
Greetings and salutations! The end of summer approacheth… We’ve been incredibly busy, doing all kinds of things that have needed to get done, some things