Falling Away

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    I don’t talk to my plants. Well that’s a fib. I don’t talk to my plants when anyone is around. Now don’t call for the guys in the white coats just yet, the plants don’t answer me—yet. Besides I only say stuff like, “How’s that? Enough water?” … [Read more...]

Determination

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  There is a slim line between being hard headed and being determined. Those all too human traits cross the line from one to the other when no matter how hard you work, or how many times you try you just can’t get your arms to lift your weight up off … [Read more...]

About Our Secrets

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Recently a question came up in conversation. Who do you tell your deepest darkest secrets to? Well I just couldn’t let that question lay on the table, all alone, shivering in its blaring bareness could I? Nope.                   Now the answers … [Read more...]

A Glass of Milk

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It’s hard to decide whether I consider the first cool refreshing gulp, or the last satisfying slurp of a glass of milk is the best. Of course all the swallows in between those two smile making times are just as wonderful. The same could be said of … [Read more...]

A Perfect Cube

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I have a Rubik’s Cube. It’s still in the original plastic packaging. Oh it’s been opened. It’s been twisted and turned and scuffed and thrown across the room. It is not solved back to its original 6 sided colored spender. It is a wonderful array of … [Read more...]

Complaint Department

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For a short time in my business career I was lucky enough to have a small travel agency. It was a wonderful experience. I learned a lot of the ins and outs of traveling. When to buy airline ticket and more importantly, when not to buy airline … [Read more...]

A Sharp Idea

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If you don’t know, it is true that a dull knife is more likely to hurt you than a sharp one is.  That sounds wrong I know. I of course can chop a slit in my fingers with a sharp or dull knife. Makes no difference. I am an equal opportunity slicer. I … [Read more...]

Earwigs

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A few days ago I took another step towards being grown up. There are loads of things that happen in life that you can attribute to the growing up process of each of us. “Firsts” are good growing up markers. First spanking. First grade. First car. … [Read more...]

A Visual World

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I’m a hugger. Sorry to those I hug that are not huggers. But if I know you and haven’t seen you in a while I will hug you. That being said there are different huggers out there. I am just a normal hugger. I hug, say hi and let go. I have hugged some … [Read more...]

A Pro-crastinator

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A while ago, okay more than a while, it more like a lot of years ago, I heard a story being told.  Seems there was this doctor who thought he was a bit bigger than life. He had a tendency to occasionally let his head get a tad bit too big. You know … [Read more...]