What color is the flag we will wave today?

For the past two days, the word “capitulate” keeps popping in my head. While I was familiar with its meaning, I gave it a good look in the dictionary. capitulate | kəˈpiCHəˌlāt | verb [no object] cease to resist an

It is time to rise and shine.

That poor, poor sap. We’ve all overslept before. I haven’t done this in a long time, but in my younger days it surely would happen. The feeling is a bit unnerving. Coming from a deep, dark, comforting sleep into the

It could be something hardy. Who can know for sure?

Who dunnit? It is a popular question, especially in the Literary World. It is no wonder, as there are so many mysteries in this world. One excellent quote by Anais Nin goes like this: “The possession of knowledge does not

Wakey. Or not. It comes it things we see.

It happened to me once again. Without fail. In the middle of my state of sleep, I was interrupted by that other world. The world we can’t quite put our fingers on. We know it is a dream, but the

Is it Twilight, or is it just getting dark out there?

Rod Serling was quite a guy. I don’t know a thing about his personal life, but he sure did have it right when he created The Twilight Zone. This is the anniversary of the premiere of the show, which started

Breaker, Breaker, One-Nine. Or just. Breaker.

The beginning of a new season. And perhaps, the beginning of new times for us all. There are a lot of good things to read out there. Today, this isn’t one of them. It might be time for a break.

The fall of the Fall is the pump in the Pumpkin.

The Fall Equinox is upon us for the year 2019. This is the only one of its kind. The first Fall Equinox of the year, and the last. The leaves are getting ready to fall, jump, or fly, depending on

Happy little things from the end zone and from the freezer

I’ll tell you about some happy things. They seem to be springing straight out of nowhere today. Honestly, they are the kind of little plip-plops that make for the instantaneous smile, however fleeting. For one. There is a new list

Glad to write the list that flies on wings

birds oatmeal pen and paper glasses flowers people dogs coffee wrenches books My gratitude list could go on for as many minutes as there are in a day. I could just keep naming one thing after the next, those things

It might jump up and bite you in the…

There are some really amazing creatures on this earth. Sometimes, though, the thing that makes them amazing is not necessarily good for everyone involved. In fact, they can be deadly. As in, poison deadly. The most poisonous amphibian on the