In Awe

I was watching “The Universe” on Netflix. The sun, the planets, the galaxies. Mind boggling terms of billions of years, millions of miles per hour. I had to stop as it made no sense. Infinite numbers you can’t put on a blackboard and explain. Awesome ... Continue reading →

None Of This

“I will have none of this”…. My mother once said to me. Maybe it was when I said my first bad word. I think she used this expression more than once over the years. I think parents are saying this less these days for fear of being reported on …. ... Continue reading →


Yes Dear, you have told me that 5 times. Enough. Politicians say the same thing in 20 different ways into 20 different cameras. They just change their ties once in a while. Reporters report on their same questions ad nauseam. No longer do they ... Continue reading →

Coat And Tie

There were posters of candidates in a coat and tie smiling back at you as you drove by. This was in an island nation. Except that this was the only time they wore their coat and tie except for weddings and funerals. Somehow, the coat and tie ... Continue reading →

No Thanks

It wasn’t until I got old that I finally realized how much a “thank you” meant. Now our ears await the “thanks” back from the grandkids and friends when we give them something. A long time ago my in-laws gave me a lot and I don’t remember thanking ... Continue reading →


From the book 1-800-OH-MY-DONALD™ Everybody wants better. Better cars. Better homes. Better money. Better hair. We could list 100 things we want better without effort. But wanting better is not getting better. Better only happens if ... Continue reading →


100 MILLION Now... I know you have no clue where this is going. LOL And this is a big Laughing Out Loud. 100 Million is a big number... Maybe it’s the age of our planet? Maybe it is the number of people killed in our lifetime? Maybe it is the ... Continue reading →


I just bought a new wallet.  I have a wonderful canvas one from Eagle Creek that is rough and outdoor cool that I have stuck in my back pocket for 10 years.  I like it being crusty.  My wife doesn’t.  We were traveling and more concerned about security so ... Continue reading →