A Peaceful Place

Each of us needs to find that peaceful place in our lives. A place where the outside world doesn't dare penetrate. Somewhere we can recharge our batteries. For me, I love my wife, nature and Autumn in particular ( depending on the situation, not necessarily in that order). I love that time of year when I …

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Alcoholism

My daughter-in-law posed a hypothetical question on Facebook the other day. “If there was a surgery to help someone fight alcoholism and have a long term success by 80% compared to AA alone…would you support it. I have to admit, like many of the comments I was at first very negative. Some valid points were …

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100 Word Sunday – A Night Drive

Driving down country roads. Rocks and rubber singing in harmony. Rows of brown corn flash by and disappear behind us. You tune the radio and the melodies form images in our brains. We’re ready to Drift Away on the Midnight Train to Georgia. Your Killing Me Softly with your closeness. I whisper Give Me a Little Love, you sing …

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Do you remember the year?

Well John and Mitchy were getting kind of itchy, cause it was kind of a drag to not be groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon. So I said we’re going to San Francisco and I don’t care how much money I gotta spend, so we can fly. Here, the hometown looks the same but, you’re gonna …

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Your Daily Fortune Cookie 1/25/2019

‘Rest is a good thing but boredom is its evil brother” Rest; we all need it. A good night’s sleep can fill up our energy tanks and send us off to face a brave new world all bubbly and inspired. (Or is that coffee?) But boredom is something quite different. It can make people drink …

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Back to the Basics

Thank you for stopping by to say howdy. There have been a few changes taking place here in the backyard. It felt like this blog was on the verge of splitting its already frazzled seams. My original intent was to create a place where we could sit a spell and enjoy the art of poetry. …

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