Tag Archives: Cloudeight Essays


Millie I buried my little friend two weeks ago yesterday. I put her in the ground on a warm and sunny day in May. Back in late January, of this year, she was diagnosed with an inoperable cancerous tumor in her ear canal and from that day on I knew she was doomed. The doctor… Read More »

VPN: The Myth and the Facts

VPN: The Myth and the Facts VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. You can learn more about what a VPN is from this article. VPNs are becoming more and more mainstream especially now that a VPN service has spending millions of dollars to reach the masses via television advertising. The company is NordVPN. NordVPN is… Read More »

Ketchup: The Poor Man’s Sauce

Ketchup: The Poor Man’s Sauce They say that ketchup is the poor man’s sauce, whoever they are. They say a lot of things. They say what’s good for the goose is good for the gander too, but how many of you walk around calling male geese ganders? Not many, but THEY do. But I don’t… Read More »

The Pond

The Pond The pond that winter stilled with dark and moody ice now glistens under the crystal-blue vernal sky. The almost-hot spring sun and the cool spring breeze combine to make this day as perfect as any spring day can be. The silence that once living in the snow has passed on and given way… Read More »

A Stroller on a Warm Spring Day

A Stroller on a Warm Spring Day Today was one of the first really nice days this spring. It was the kind of spring day I think about when the wicked winds of winters rattle the windows and pound on my spirit. The sky was cerulean blue served up with a generous serving of summer-like,… Read More »