Tuesday, January 22, 2019
coffee shops

Coffee Shops: One of the Best Places on Earth

I used to think that coffee shops were a place where my daddy went every morning and every evening to get his cup-of-Joe. He...
intellectual

Are You An Intellectual?

The dictionary says an intellectual is someone possessing a highly developed intellect; someone highly educated; an academic. Other synonyms were used. Words like: well-read,...
lap of love

Lap of Love

Last week I had to say goodbye to my canine companion of sixteen years. To say it was hard to let her go is...

The Lost Art Of Letter Writing

In today’s world of cell phones, email, and text messages, letter writing can seem outdated. But it’s an art worth bringing back. The writing...

It’s Nice At 58. I Like It Here.

This summer I celebrated my 58th birthday. And I kind of like it.  Here’s why: I can pretty much do what I want. I have no...

The Things I’ve Lost

My rental car in a mall parking lot in Phoenix, Arizona.  I thought it had been stolen.  I was in unfamiliar territory with an...

The Right Stuff

This week I had the pleasant surprise of receiving word that my short story “The Forger” was published in the international anthology The Write...

MY BIRD’S EYE VIEW: People Who Stay On The Shore Never Make A...

If there is one thing I have learned as I have aged, life is short. Make a splash. And make a mighty one. Don’t hold...

MY BIRD’S EYE VIEW: Nuggets of Truth are Found in the Most Ordinary...

I learned two things the other day. One I should have known, and I guess I did know it all along. We often know...

A BIRD’S EYE VIEW: You Are Not Insignificant in the Grand Scheme of...

This message floated around Facebook this week. I thought it pertinent to how we, as human beings, walk about Planet Earth. How our lives...
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