Tag Archives: Cloudeight Essays

On Walmart and Bonnie: The Joys Of Growing Old

On Walmart and Bonnie: The Joys Of Growing Old Getting old isn’t much fun, no matter what you hear from those who claim they’re happier being old than they were being young.  Bull hockey I tells ya! That’s just someone trying to make their old age seem more tenable. It’s just pure nonsense, because I’m… Read More »

Winter Walks

Winter Walks “All the leaves are brown, and the sky is gray. “I’ve been for a walk on a winter’s day… (“California Dreamin’ ” by John and Michelle Phillips) Christmas is over. The streets once lit by cheerful lights celebrating the Christmas season are dark again. In my little town, this is really the beginning… Read More »

Just Killing Time

Just Killing Time You don’t have time to read this and I don’t have time to write this. I don’t have time to do anything I want to do because I am too busy doing things I have to do – or too busy doing the things I want to do that I don’t have… Read More »

Footprints in the Snow

Footprints in the Snow And though today I walk away from things familiar too, I’ll make new footprints in the snow, where once the flowers grew; Guided by a dream unseen; a dream that will not die, My footprints winding through the snow; beneath a twilight sky… Each day I set aside an hour of… Read More »