Category Archives: Essays

Vote for Me, I’m Nobody

    Vote for Me, I’m Nobody I want to introduce myself. You don’t know me, but you have often wished you did. I don’t belong to a political party. I don’t owe allegiance to any country. I’m not patriotic but I’m not antipatriotic. I don’t belong to any country; I don’t owe Anyone anything. And I’m a… Read More »

Getting Old is Easy

    Getting Old is Easy It’s hard to believe that autumn is just around the corner. It seems just the other day I was sweating my way through mowing the grass on the first “official” weekend of summer – that would be Memorial Day Weekend for those of you who don’t live in the USA. I don’t… Read More »

I’d Love to be a Painter

    I’d Love to be a Painter It’s been a warm and beautiful summer this summer. For some, it’s been a little hot. But for me, it has been one of the best summers I can remember.  There has been plenty of sunshine and plenty of beautiful warm summer days. A summer simply perfect for outdoor activities.… Read More »

The Things We Can’t See

    The Things We Can’t See The wind howls from the south and rattles the windows. I watch the storm and I revel in its power, surrender to its majesty, and admire its beauty and strength; I sit mesmerized by the window watching its darkness cover the sky and, for a swirling moment make the mighty sun… Read More »

A Day in the Life

    A Day in the Life “I read the news today, oh boy…” Well howdy, folks. This is just a brief little ditty about a day in my life. I live such an interesting life. I don’t want any of you to feel that you need to keep up with me. Some of you reading this may… Read More »

Yearning for Autumn

    Yearning for Autumn It seems like yesterday when I was waiting for spring and then my waiting was sidetracked by the pandemic. It just seems like yesterday – it was not really yesterday. It’s been nearly five months since those pre-pandemic days when life was normal and the upcoming days of springs resurgence of life, and… Read More »