I have been away for a while, because I have been seriously thinking about where the world is going, how to change things, what can be done, how to convince others, etc. I do this pretty much all the time and have ever since I was a child. I suppose you can thank an early interest in science fiction and a strong sense of humanity as brothers for my constant observance of our spinning planet and the beings upon it.
Just the other day, though, I had a very mild heart attack. To be…Continue
You Want to Bully Me? Get in Line!
Look, I know some people really had it rough with bullies. Terrible, horrible incidents which make me shudder to think or recall. I’ve had more than my fair share of bullying, too. I never experienced anything so shockingly horrific or violent as some of the stories I’ve read; and for that I am grateful in the extreme.
Be that as it may, I have been a bully magnet…Continue
Sunrise Through My Eyes
Someone recently asked of me,
“Could you provide a fitting soliloquy
Of something that I’d like to see:
The sunrise through your eyes?”
I said, “I don’t know, but I will try,
Because there is not a…Continue
(Author’s Note: I started this piece in July of 2012. I finished it in September 2012, well after Alex passed away. It took this long to post, because I had gotten extremely ill myself just after finishing this piece. Those of you who are pet lovers and feel deeply, get your hankies ready. [03 March 2013])
Preparing to Lose a…Continue