If I could put that date on the calendar, I surely would.

Those days it seems. They fill our years in unforeseen ways. Why, just the other day, an unexpected “this or that” happened. I believe it was when I dropped an entire tray of eggs on the floor. I looked down

Greenish Bays, Cheesy Places, and the Hole Story

Monday night, the Green Bay Packers were playing the Detroit Lions in NFL action. I kept running in the kitchen and checking on the game, while we watched other shows through streaming in our “regular” spot. It was a two

When the wind in your sails blows southward.

For the life of me, I cannot understand why we are still “celebrating” Columbus Day in America. It seems, well, to put it frankly, historically stupid. He didn’t have too much to do with North America at all. The truth

Bing. Bang. Boom. Rattle. Stir. Wham. Shhhhh.

  Some of you have been asking, so here it is. Our front steps were recently jack-hammered out. This, about four weeks ago, or so. We planned on putting in a landscaped ramp to the front door. And, although we

When Dull and Sharp stand side by side.

Who doesn’t love an Oxymoron? I mean, really. Those Oxymorons are some of the best parts of our speech. The word comes from our old, crusty, Greek friends in togas. The two ancient Greek words are oxys, which means “sharp,”

Is it just a coincidence, or did you do that on purpose?

There is a guy named Arnold Schoenberg. I don’t know him, I just read a story about him. He suffered, chronically, from triskaidekaphobia. The fear of the number 13. There was a time when I didn’t like the number. I

What’s the good word? Or maybe the bad one.

I love words. Love to hear them — sometimes. And I love to use them. Words are powerful. We put them into sentences to express our thoughts and ideas. We don’t even have to use a lot of words to

Keep a lid on it.

I had eye surgery on Tuesday. I didn’t mention it the day it happened because my mind was in a place of altered awareness, mainly thwarted by an allergic reaction to something surgical. Not to mention that I spent a

How many moons ago was that?

Any time, day or night, we can turn our heads skyward and be amazed. Infinity is up there, and we are lucky enough to be able to take a look, any time we please. During the day, the planets and

When a straight flush goes terribly bad.

The throne. When peeing just isn’t enough. I learned a factoid today. The report claims that 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year. Injured by toilets. Each year. Imagine my surprise. Personally, I have never been injured by a