Tag Archives: Living

Characters we meet along the way

When my girls were young and not so health conscious, which means they still enjoyed hot dogs, french fries and drank milk shakes, we ate lunch at a local fast food restaurant almost every Saturday. In my community most, if … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Why are we here?

I read the obituaries everyday, something that I have done for the last 30 years. But a couple of years ago the way I read the obituaries changed. Rather then looking for names I know or recognize now I look at the … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

The math of living and dying

I think about life in terms of generations rather than individual lives. My interest in Genealogy is probably the reason for this. So in terms of generations, within my family, I am creeping up to the top, next inline for … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Riding and living through the pain

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” –  Katharine Hepburn Suffering on bicycle is a point of pride for many cyclist, me included. Pedaling on a flat, windless, 70 degree day is easy, anyone can do that. But the … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The greatest cooking discovery since fire?

“I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.” – Steven Wright I was thinking about Kellyanne Conway’s observation about “microwaves that turn into cameras.” Though I have never heard about this before it did remind … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Squeezing lemons

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” – Ron White  I live in a city with a population of 65,000 … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Seeing the light through the dark

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking The cabin my wife and I spent the … Continue reading

Posted in discover wp, Life, Thoughts, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments