Category Archives: Essays

On Life and Love

On Life and Love Sitting here this morning waiting for spring. No particular reason I should be hopeful. No green shoots burrowing up from the frozen mud. Patches of dirty snow paint the colorless landscape with dirty white spots. No reason to be hopeful at all. But life and love are eternal and so is… Read More »

The Fighters

The Fighters Nah, we’re not those kinds of fighters. We’re not the kind of fighters that throw knockout punches or wild left hooks. We’re fighters fighting for you and fighting to keep our small business going. If you have a small business, then you know that you have to be a fighter to survive, because… Read More »

I Hates Verbs

I Hates Verbs I’ve never much cared for verbs.  I’m an adjective kind of guy. This morning I came across a quote from one of my favorite authors, Lewis Carroll. I don’t have many favorite authors, but Lewis Carroll is one of them because of his wonderful word play. You’re probably thinking, “What quote?” aren’t… Read More »

It’s February

It’s February …To those of us who knew the pain Of valentines that never came And those whose names were never called When choosing sides for basketball It was long ago and far away The world was younger than today And dreams were all they gave for free To ugly duckling girls like me… (Janis… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #798 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #798 – Available Online If you’re not a subscriber to Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Newsletter, please join us. It’s delivered to your inbox every Friday and it’s completely free! Subscribe right now! Cloudeight InfoAve Premium, Issue #798, was sent to all subscribers on Friday, January 25, 2019 at approximately 11:00 AM,… Read More »

Musings of an Ancient Soul

Musing of an Ancient Soul I was seventeen-years-old and one of my best friends at the time told me I had an ancient soul. He told me I came from another time and another place. At the time I found it off-putting; I didn’t take it as a compliment. I tried to find a different… Read More »