Our Most Precious Resource

I’ve been shaking my head a lot lately. I just don’t understand. How does a person abduct and keep young girls hostage for a decade? A grown man. A former bus driver. What’s happened to mankind? Seems to me that we’re virtually speeding our way to hell in a handbasket. Why didn’t Ariel Castro  want a woman … Continue reading "Our Most Precious Resource"

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We’re All in this Together or the Winter of Our Sequestration

This is it. The date that this thing kicks off. Or is it? Will it be like a whip crack or more like a slow burn? Who knows? I don’t know but I do know this–you can’t get blood out of a turnip. You might have heard of the old sci-fi movie, The Incredible Shrinking … Continue reading "We’re All in this Together or the Winter of Our Sequestration"

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A True Valentine’s Day Gift

As I go about my daily activities, I have to shake my head when I think about the many instances of hatred/inconsideration/nastiness that I witness or experience on a given day. The co-worker who doesn’t speak to you when they see you in the morning but doesn’t hesitate to ask for your assistance (like you’re … Continue reading "A True Valentine’s Day Gift"

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Did You Think it Would be Like This?

I think that most of us that write consider ourselves to be creative types. Thinking of a topic to write about, proofreading it endlessly, submitting it to editors, agonizing over the content they want you to cut out or defending that which you think should remain in your piece is difficult enough. Add to the burden self-published … Continue reading "Did You Think it Would be Like This?"

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The Lesser of Two Evils

“But I don’t like either one of them.” Yeah? Well, pick the lesser of two evils. I already know who I will be voting for in the presidential election November 6  and I don’t feel this way. However, for those of you who are undecided and tend to look at both candidates as choices you’d … Continue reading "The Lesser of Two Evils"

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C’mon! Stop the Madness!

Ever since I saw the preview of the Dr. Phil show regarding the episode that featured George Zimmerman’s friends (who shall remain nameless), I waited with anticipation.  I attempted to keep an open mind. And then I watched it. I try to give people the benefit of the doubt, especially people I don’t know.  Why?  … Continue reading "C’mon! Stop the Madness!"

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