Tag Archives: Cloudeight Essays

Just Waiting for the Bus

      Just Waiting for the Bus I’m quite sure you’ve noticed how slow time passes when you’re waiting for something. I guess it really depends on what you’re waiting for. If you’re waiting for something wonderful to happen, time passes slowly; if you’re waiting for something bad to happen, then time flies. It’s all connected, I… Read More »

October Road

    October Road There’s a road just outside of town called October Road. It’s a country road that goes from nowhere to nowhere, but to many people, October Road is home. And during my life, I’ve walked many miles on October Road. I’ve seen the farmhouses, the barns, the farm dogs, and the farm animals. I’ve walked… 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 »

Mr. Mike

    Mr. Mike He was short, that’s for sure. I’m not a tall man, but I was a head taller than Mike. That’s all I knew about Mr. Mike. He was not very tall. He was a rather small man. For the longest time, Mike and I would pass each other on our daily walks. We’d say… Read More »

Are There Rain Puddles in Heaven?

    Are There Rain Puddles in Heaven? It’s almost summer and it already feels like summer. I walk a lot and I often see rain puddles. I don’t want to get my shoes wet, so I avoid them. Life was easier when I was a kid. I didn’t avoid the rain puddles, I loved splashing in them.… Read More »

The Story of Popcan George

    The Story of Popcan George I never knew his name until I read his obituary. You will think I’m shallow when you read this. You are probably right. The man has been a joke of sorts in our town since I can remember. I used to see Popcan George riding his bike around town. He’d always… Read More »