Category Archives: Writing

The Great Eclipse

On Monday, August 21st at approximately 2:38 pm my little city will be in the dark. We are one of the cities along the, cue the thunder, “PATH OF TOTALITY”. Our hotels, and we got a lot of hotels, are sold … Continue reading

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Balance through chaos

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir I went for what I would describe as less a … Continue reading

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What we bury

“If any of you cry at my funeral, I’ll never speak to you again!” – Stan Laurel As I pedal my bicycle all over the county I pass little memorials erected on the side of the road. Signs and homemade … Continue reading

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The best job in the world

27 years ago today I became a father for the first time. I remember it being a crazy day, family and friends coming in and out of the cold and cramped hospital room. Questions, and forms, Nurses, and Doctors and … Continue reading

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Ikea hell

I am a pretty handy guy. Other than rebuilding the transmission of my 1980 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, or performing open heart surgery I can eventually figure out how to build or fix just about anything. Yes, that all sounds … Continue reading

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What God knows

“God already knew this was going to happen. It is sad There is reason and purpose for everything.” – Facebook comment This is the story as I understand it, a woman puts her two young children into her car and … Continue reading

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A toast to the heat

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin It’s 93 degrees outside but feels like 99, at least according to the Weather Channel. The bottom line is it’s hot I would even … Continue reading

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