Monthly Archives: May 2016

A Grateful Journey

Since I saw them for first time in concert as 15-year-old I have been a Grateful Dead fan. I was fortunate to see them perform a dozen times or so in the late 70’s and early 80’s. As you can … Continue reading

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The evolution of creation

We took the kids to Chicago for Spring break several years ago, one of my favorite cities in the world. We covered all of sites and attractions Chicago had to offer, a Cubs game, eat, a cruise on the lake, … Continue reading

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Lyrical Saturday – 5/28/16

Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 Shakedown 1979, cool kids never have the time On a live wire right up off the street You and I should meet Junebug skipping like a stone With the headlights pointed at the dawn We were … Continue reading

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Random thoughts at 2 am-Blue Eyes

I have brown eyes, “sexy chocolate brown” as a former flame once described (sounded more fun when I was 19). They are my mother’s eyes. I once had my mother’s thick, wavy black hair as well. If you missed it, … Continue reading

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Banging our heads

For the last three years a female cardinal (yes I know the difference) has journeyed to our home late January through mid March. I realize this doesn’t sound very interesting but what she does during the day, everyday is. This … Continue reading

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A Memorial Weekend Thank you

The United States military draft ended on January 27, 1973, six years before I turned eighteen years old. My father, my grandfathers, my friends fathers, my friends grandfathers, for the most part, all served in some branch of the service. … Continue reading

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A Poem – Simple rhyme

I have had enough of complicated, only looking for easy times Let the rats run their race, just leave some cheese and me behind There is no more room for treasures, only space will ease my mind I will take … Continue reading

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