POS It was 4 months since my Mom had passed away. My birthday was fast approaching, so we hopped on a plane to Vegas. It was a much needed holiday from the deep sadness and loss I had been experiencing for months. We stayed for a few days taking in shows, horseback riding, gambling and … Continue reading P.O.S.
Published in 1966, I own a book called “I Have a Turtle” by Kathy Bing and R.J. Davidson. When I was very small, my Mom would read it to me, I think, when she wanted to recover from a busy day and didn’t much feel like reading a long bedtime story to me. This one … Continue reading Tiny Black Box
The first fish I ever caught was a Pumpkinseed sunfish. We were on holidays at my grandparents house which was located at the end of a bay, appropriately named ‘Cozy Cove’. When I think back on it, we spent more weekends and holidays in this sleepy little hamlet than we ever did at home. In … Continue reading Harold the Sparkly Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Just wondering...... Do you ever... Purposefully sing out of tune to see how it sounds? Like, really loud so that your vocal chords hurt? Think what you would do if you heard over the radio that the world was going to end in 5 minutes and quickly text your kids and spouse and friends and … Continue reading Just Wondering…
Dec 29 2019 Sometimes, When I write poetry, The tears flow faster than my pen. Sometimes The words back up, Like when you place your thumb over the end of a garden hose- The verse spraying sporadically across the page, Like so much water, Rarely quenching a thirst, Dampening the spirit. Not making sense. Sometimes, … Continue reading Sometimes
Hello, I woke up at 4:00 am and couldn’t get back to sleep..I’m having some apple cinnamon tea..it invokes memories that I can’t quite put my finger on. Anyway, it seems that any time I wake in the early hours, before the dawn has had a thought of breaking, time passes in waves. Sometimes so … Continue reading Sleep
I bought my first vehicle when I was 19 years old. Until that time, I was gifted a run down, cherry red , 1977 Toyota Corolla which, by all accounts, was one of the most reliable shit box cars I’ve ever owned. Even when windchills hit -40C, and the car wasn’t plugged in, you could … Continue reading Tahitian Treat