The Next Road Taken

~~ A bleak cold winter’s gray weighted sky, No crunch of leaves reduced underfoot, Imagining the whats, wheres, and whys, Brilliance muted, sodden, élan dies, Contemplating the variant route. ~~ I detest this season; is that wrong? In six months I’ll search then to compare: Cerulean sky, June days prolonged, Two yellow birds in a … Continue reading The Next Road Taken

7 or 8 Lists, Containing 7 or 8 Facts You Already Knew

Let me start, proceed, and end by telling you things you already knew. Scroll down if you would like to confirm, I offer this information without mercenary intentions. No click-bait here, not one iota (rhymes with Ray Leota), of advertising exists on this blog, there are no requests for money, and most impressively, there is … Continue reading 7 or 8 Lists, Containing 7 or 8 Facts You Already Knew

WE KNEW A YEAR AGO…

For what it's worth, it looks as if we may yet survive 2017. Scathed in futility, we have learned not a damn thing. We understood corruption, but we allowed it regardless. WE KNEW politicians could not be trusted: Still, we gave them freedom and hoped they would choose to do the right thing. I believe … Continue reading WE KNEW A YEAR AGO…

Ten Pieces of Advise I Offer My Children Who Wear Noise Cancelling Headphones

I believe it would be reckless to make the same mistake two years in a row. My first post last New Year was overzealous regarding my expectations, and as such, I will not tempt fate to prove me wrong again. Instead I will I ensure hold no culpability in the end result of 2017 by … Continue reading Ten Pieces of Advise I Offer My Children Who Wear Noise Cancelling Headphones

2016 # The Turd That Wouldn’t Flush

Admittedly, this is not the classiest title for a post, but I believe Ernesto Hemingway would approve- as it is the truest title I've ever written. This has been a shitty year. I unthinkingly condemned 2016 to Hell with my first post of the year which began: "I'm feeling strangely optimistic." — I take full … Continue reading 2016 # The Turd That Wouldn’t Flush