Friday, July 12, 2024

Forrest : A Horse That Wouldn’t Quit

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If you have ever sat in front of your computer, mind racing at Mach speed, having an entire story in your head but finding yourself completely frozen, hands folded in your lap, with not...

A Necessarily – Amiss Christmas Missive

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This year... 2023... The world is in an especially troubled place. The COVID-19 pandemic, and associated worldwide hysteria, has finally receded, more or less, and faded into our collective fogged-up global rearview mirrors. Lockdowns,...

I’ll See You After

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She was born in mid-August of 2014. About five weeks later, my mother finally and mercifully succumbed to her years-long battle with Alzheimer's. Several weeks after that, as if the stars had aligned in...

The Bittersweetness Of ‘Granding’

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I remember enough pieces of my childhood to appreciate, in hindsight, that I must have been an incredible pain in the ass. There were times that I was a whiny little bitch, there were...

Meaning & Purpose: Introduction

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For all that has been said, fairly or otherwise, about human beings, there is one immutable fact about our species that can neither be denied nor overcome; the Homo sapien is the quintessential paradox....

Meaning & Purpose: Part III

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Have you ever watched someone die? I mean, up close and personal while holding their hand as they take their last breath? I have, and, so far at least, it has been the hardest...

Meaning & Purpose: Part II

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I am going to whistle past the graveyard of the current socio-cultural and political circular firing squads currently gunning down innocent civilians on city streets all around the world, at least for a few...

Meaning & Purpose: Part I

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"What we think is ours alone, what we do affects us all." Despite them being inanimate objects, words have meaning, and how they are used serves as many purposes as there are combinations...

At 65, I Finally Know What I Wanna Do When I Grow up

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I was born in Washington DC and grew up in a Maryland suburb just over the line. All of my extended family lived up in the Harpers Ferry part of the state, out...

Once The Seeds Sprout , The Teacher Becomes The Taught

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This story begins in late October 1999. If it were a movie, the opening scene would be me driving a really shitty car, running countless red lights and stop signs, with a screaming...