WHAT CAN I DO FOR YOU?

Nothing.  I don’t want you to do anything.  You don’t know what I am going through.  You don’t know what I am feeling. If I am bleeding and you can see the blood you can help.  Get a Band-Aid, apply a tourniquet, raise my head, give me a Heimlich, call ... Continue reading →

THE NEW OLD NARCOTIC

Narcotics cover a myriad of drugs.  There are the hard drugs, there are the smoking kind, and there are those hidden in prescriptions.  You pay a lot of money or you pay a little, but we all know you pay… and pay in currencies of lost lives and ... Continue reading →

WAR

“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things.  The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse...”.  (John Stuart Mill). I have never used a quote before...  but I just finished ... Continue reading →

SIMILARITIES

Similarities.  We are in awe of similarities.  We share similarities with other humans and even living things.  Crazy.  How can one be so different and yet find a similarity elsewhere?  We can easily find similarities with our parents.  Heck our DNAs are ... Continue reading →

THE CALL

The Call.  When will that call come?  Aren’t we all waiting for that call that will unlock some secret pain from the past?  Is not every person carrying some feeling from their past that is unresolved? Life is about processing all the joyful and painful ... Continue reading →

CALENDAR

The Calendar is the most ubiquitous organizer.  Everyone uses it.  Every bank in the world must yield to our calendar.  Think about all the planning that goes on from January to December that we depend on.  Birthdays, appointments, meetings, weddings, ... Continue reading →

LEAVE ME ALONE

Leave me alone.  Why can’t you just leave me alone?  I can figure it out myself.  I don’t need anybody to help me...  Acteth the 10 year old… sayeth the 15 year old... and sayeth the 21 year old… and sayeth the 30 year old…  and sayeth the 50 year ... Continue reading →

PROGRESS IS CERTAIN

As we go down new-found roads there has to be a little time for humor.  So bear with me.  Do not judge or vilify.  This is not meant to offend any human being other than some in the Middle East… I really love my wife and I need to protect her from all ... Continue reading →

18 AND OLDER

What should the age be for what?  I repeat!  What should the age be for what?  Who decides??  Who decides?? Should we decide who decides? When can we change who decides?  When can we change what?  Do we have any say in anything?  When will we decide to ... Continue reading →

THE GRAVE

Why does it happen?  Why? When we are young and vibrant our bodies do anything we ask of them.  You can even become a SEAL.  It seems like life is pain and pleasure, never to end.  Love is sought and consumed.  Truth is elusive and found often too ... Continue reading →