Category Archives: Essays

Little Miracles Everywhere

Little Miracles Everywhere To be honest, winter wasn’t so bad this year – certainly a big improvement over the brutal winters we have had over the last few years. Life-threateningly cold, highway clogging snow storms, and bitter winds forced most of us to seek shelter in our warm homes. I often thought about the homeless… Read More »

I’m a Jelly Donut Trollop

I’m a Jelly Donut Trollop There is nothing like a pleasure delayed. For the past several weeks I have had an overwhelming, almost prurient yearning for a jelly donut. Why? I don’t know. Maybe because I made a bet with doctor that I’d lose 30 pounds by my next scheduled visit with him. For the… Read More »

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time I just learned this year that calling Daylight Saving Time, “Daylight Savings Time”, with an S is, incorrect. They say it makes me look like an idiot to everyone who knows it’s correctly called Daylight Saving Time. Look here: “Daylight Savings Time is a misspelling, but more common than the correct term. Setting our… Read More »

Getting Old

Getting Old It’s been an amazingly warm winter this year. In fact, today is February 23, and it’s 70 degrees. Now, you might think I’m sitting at some outdoor cafe in Key Largo, but actually I’m up here in the northern part of the Midwest. Crazy warm! Because it’s been so warm lately, I’ve been… Read More »