Road Rage

Road Rage I’m on my way to an appointment, driving the speed limit. I pull into the left-turn lane at the traffic light, stop, and wait for the light to give me the green arrow to turn. Two young men, kids, really, pull up behind me and notice me looking in my rearview mirror – […]

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The Cardinal

The Cardinal Taking a break from writing I stare at the beautiful fake cardinal in front of me. It sits on a big tome in a niche above the TV entertainment center. It is one of my frequent diversionary tactics to avoid putting my mind to work for writing. Unlike the image above, the cardinal […]

Where Did All The Flowers Go?

Where Did All The Flowers Go? Where did all the flowers go, Daddy? They’re looking for sunlight, sweetheart. Where did the sunlight go, Mommy? It’s looking for a reason to shine, Darling. Why does the sun need a reason to shine? Because people have forgotten how to love. Why have people forgotten how to love? […]

Sunday With The Grandparents

Sundays with The Grandparents It’s been so long ago, but I remember the wonderful weekends at my grandparents – kerosene lamps, outhouses, and all… those inconveniences of the times that were taken for granted and did not spoil the most special feeling of family and love. Many of my uncles and aunts were there with […]

Beauty – Eye – Beholder

‘Beauty – Eye – Beholder’ Looks like a big field of chocolate ice cream! That’s what I’m thinking as I look at this art shot just southwest of Yuma, Arizona. That hits me each time I pass this large stretch of land where the dune buggies and other odd sorts of motorized contraptions buzz across […]