Monthly Archives: August 2012

Of the People, For the People, By the People

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the ... Read More


Once upon a time I had a lot to say. This of course was well before I started blogging, so I often waxed pathetic, poetic, pissed and occasionally practical with many a word to the ether, since I usually wrote or spoke to no one. Then I went all bloggy and suddenly I had plenty to say on all ... Read More

Candles On Your Cake

I seem to have missed Monday by a few days this week. I have been unusually busy for me. Not only did I actually leave the house this week, but I stayed out ALL DAY! That’s just crazy!! Now that I am finally getting to the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups, creative juices just waiting to ... Read More

Get out of your own way Steve!!

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein What makes humans different from other animals? This is a question that often arises, and seems to have so many possible answers. Some say it is our capacity for humor, others believe it is our capacity for violence. Maybe it ... Read More

Why am I?

As some of you may know, my father has Alzheimer’s, and I currently live with my mother for several reasons, one being to help in his care. Now most people know of Alzheimer’s and have these images of what it is like, often fueled by portrayals from movies and television. And while there is some ... Read More

Book update … another chapter finished

Current Progress Reports: RAYSON’S story Previous word count:    60387 Chapter:     18 Current word count:      63475 Chapter:      18 Finished  GUSTY’S story Previous word count:     25658 Chapter:      18 Finished      Current word count:      26569 Chapter:      19 Finished

So what IS a friend anyway?

Back in the days before some crazy man invented electricity (it was invented by man right?), it was a lot easier to tell who your friends were. Way back when a friend was someone who shared the same stomping ground, wore the same skins, and did unmentionables in the same unmentionable spot. Anyone else wandering in was persona non-grata ... Read More

Growing family

Once upon a time I was me. Then for a while I stopped being me and started being another me. Now the second me was not a happy me and wished he could return to being the first me. After a while me two kind of forgot who me one was, and things really started ... Read More

Appreciating the moment …

My room is hot and muggy. The central air just barely reaches it. So I have a few fans to boost the air movement. I am sitting here, with a random selection of music (Pandora) playing . Saying hello to a random selection of friends from all over. And trying to write a blog post. ... Read More

Under the moon …

Le pleine lune … It doesn’t matter where in the world we are, we can all look up and see the same moon. Humanity is teetering on the edge of a cliff. The solid ground beside us is a world of beauty; a world ripe with possibility. There ARE a few who chose to wander ... Read More