Category Archives: Essays

Christmas is Just Three Weeks Away

    Christmas is Just Three Weeks Away Last night, late, when the house was quiet and the only sound was the late-autumn wind whipping the skeletons of the forgotten lifeless trees, I watched the flame of a single candle flicker and thought about what Christmas meant to me. I looked out the window and saw a winter… Read More »

My Magical Thanksgiving

    My Magical Thanksgiving When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of myself as a young boy, watching the Thanksgiving parade on television; my mom busy in the kitchen preparing our Thanksgiving dinner, and the feeling of love all around. I remember a gray, cold, and cloudy day; the steamy windows that cooking made … and the… Read More »

Around and Around in Circles

    Around and Around in Circles A circle has no beginning and no end. Our world, our solar system, our universe, and even life itself, is all about circles. The moon circles the earth, the earth circles the sun, the sun circles the center of the Milky Way, and the Milky Way circles the center of the… Read More »

If Something Happens to Me

    If Something Happens to Me The other day I was talking to one of my sons and I said something like “if something happens to me” about something I wanted him to do in the event of my demise. The older I get the more references I make to my eventual demise. I really don’t know… Read More »

I’m Nobody and You Should Vote for Me

    I’m Nobody and You Should Vote for Me It’s election time in the USA again, and this year you should vote for Nobody. I’m Nobody, and I’m not running this year – but you should wish I was. I want to introduce myself. You don’t know me, but you have often wished you did. I don’t… Read More »

Exploiting Senior Citizens

    Exploiting Senior Citizens We’ve been doing computer repair work since 2011. In the past eleven years, we have worked on thousands of computers and we’ve seen just about everything. All too frequently we’ve seen computer repair services taking advantage of senior citizens. Far too often we have learned of people paying hundreds of dollars for unnecessary… Read More »