AS-201 The First

First place is what we try for in classes and on the athletic field. Always it is a dream to achieve a first place. It requires effort, a lot of effort. Just to be given a first place award without hard work makes it meaningless. There will be so many ... Continue reading →

Magic

Magic is our term to label something we can’t explain. It is unexpected and usually harmless. A magician’s cape that hides the live rabbit. The swords that go through the magician’s body but don’t. Sleight of hand is a form of art that brings smiles ... Continue reading →

Decorative Pillows

Boy, have I been waiting a long time to get into this subject. Nobody ever warned me… no father, no brother, no friend, no priest, no doctor, no mortician, and no lawyer. Excuse me if I missed your profession. I am mad. LOL Marriage is a good thing. ... Continue reading →

Bomb

Do you know the smell of C4? Is bomb a noun or a verb? Does a bomb have a mother? Broadway shows bomb. Relationships bomb. Countries bomb. Each other. Sometimes there is no other answer… Too many mosquitos?? Bomb… “Bombs away” ... Continue reading →

New Life Form

It was a new life form from a rock in Mars… It invaded the space station. Horrific stuff. I stopped the movie halfway through. We have enough new life forms already to try to contain. Heck, look at the atrocity of the Middle-East. Terrifying things ... Continue reading →

The Blacksmith

What does forge mean? Valley Forge??? “Forge ahead men.”… Sounds like a WW1 command in some God-awful trench. Forge ahead to an unlikely victory… and more likely to a gruesome death in some mud in Europe. Something that is made in a forge is made ... Continue reading →

Eyeway Robbery

It’s raining. Some liken raindrops to tears…. Our beautiful nation is criticizing itself to death. It is a time for tears… for those who have given up…. I repeat… for those who have given up. Or as a few of us know, rung the bell…. Regulations will ... Continue reading →

Drone Dragon

Dragons are only seen in scary movies. Flying serpents. They breathe fire and stand up roaring. They frighten kids only. Though they may still be seen in the skies of Tibet... Coming down and ruining picnics…. LOL Predators are large ... Continue reading →

A Buddy Died

They pounded their Tridents onto the coffin. Salutes. A new flag in Arlington. A folded one handed to a wife. A mother’s hand on her shoulder. Kids dressed up. Buddies at attention. Fingers pulling triggers, jarring the ... Continue reading →

Call To Arms

Who makes the call? Do we wait for the newspapers? No, they never quite get it. Too involved with sensational spins on minor events. Sometimes the truth is right there in front of us and we’re oblivious to it. We just don’t see it. Inaction is so ... Continue reading →

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