May 29, 2021 – Pinball Machine

Wow! Yesterday was a real humdinger! I spent the majority of it haphazardly running from one room in my house to the next, ping-ping-ping, just like one of those metal balls in a Pinball machine, trying to gather up bits of ‘this and that’ to take along on my trip. I think I ended upContinue reading “May 29, 2021 – Pinball Machine”

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May 25, 2021 – The Number Three

What is it about the number three? Nearly every night/morning, before I’m able to completely relax, close my eyes, and go to sleep, I gaze over at the digital clock on my nightstand, dismayed to see the number ‘three’ once again staring back at me. “Again?!” I think to myself. Why not 12 or 1Continue reading “May 25, 2021 – The Number Three”

May 17, 2021 – Trouble in Paradise

What is it about beautiful places that brings out the worst in people? More times than I’d care to admit to, I’ve witnessed people coming unglued and acting like animals while spending time in exotic locations (or places intended for rest and relaxation). Sometimes couples leave for destinations like Mexico or the Bahamas and onlyContinue reading “May 17, 2021 – Trouble in Paradise”

May 15, 2021 – Revenge is a dish best served cold.

When I was around the age of 10, I got an opportunity to ride on a horse for the first time in my life. We lived in a residential neighborhood but the covenants and/or the city allowed people to keep a horse (or two) on their property. My family didn’t have the means to ownContinue reading “May 15, 2021 – Revenge is a dish best served cold.”

April 19, 2021 – Hawaiian Adventures

I consider myself very fortunate. I’ve had the opportunity to travel to many places over my lifetime. When I was a kid, I’d heard about Hawaii and yearned to go there someday. I grew up in a location where if you had to place a bet on the weather, if you bet on ‘rain’, you’dContinue reading “April 19, 2021 – Hawaiian Adventures”

February 25, 2021 – Big Blue Marble (Part One)

If you were alive between the years of 1974 – 1983 and a fan of PBS, you might have come across the TV show ‘Big Blue Marble’. I was a big fan and watched it every week it was broadcast (with the exception of the 4 years we didn’t actually have a TV after myContinue reading “February 25, 2021 – Big Blue Marble (Part One)”