Category Archives: Life

questions in the dark


when I was twenty-three, I thought life was chocolate cake… yet so many sobering faces confronted me from the crowd that lived the longest- no sunshine in their veins, nor smiles in the topo lines etched in flesh  their passing like the scent of a … Continue reading

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i would rather be a beautiful baguette than a moldy mouthful of beaten-down bread


  going to church on Sunday…for the building up of your spirit…is like going to the day old bread store and buying a bag of moldy bread. sure, the product is still there, but you get a stale loaf with major … Continue reading

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the word beyond words


  how can I share what air cannot reveal, what eyes cannot reach, what words cannot contain? though the wind whisper it, my ears cannot translate for you, only these lips that speak without thought like a treasure crying out inside … Continue reading

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it was a nice day to lounge around…


  for a tiger… for a brown bear….   for a leopard… and even for a bobcat… but someone had to stay awake…to watch out for any monkey business…    

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The weaker week


In the course of human events, the ancient world was rife with conflicting schedules for the unit we call “the week,” from five days to ten days, with some societies choosing alternating numbers of days in the week to balance … Continue reading

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Peace…and Quiet


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I am Five Years Old!


My Blog Speaks, on His 5th Birthday… “Momma says I am a Big Boy now and I should go clean my room. It is my birthday. I am five years old.  I don’t want to clean my room. If I clean … Continue reading

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dreams of love


she’s a bit stiff around the edges….a bit pale, pasty, and tender…but I love her. her aroma sets her apart from the others. when I walk by, I cannot but stop and stare. she’s a looker, that’s for sure. sure, she’s … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened on the way to the…snowstorm?


Originally posted on the lostkerryman:
Winter in the mountains is not for wimps. It is for those, accustomed to indoor intellectual pursuit, who know how to weather a storm. Those with sense accumulate a magazine of loaded books and other…

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Rare and fatal bleeding, or “how to order a juicy steak”


When I met my wife- the original- she could cook a steak in a frying pan without adding butter or cooking oil. She simply lit the burner and watched the blue flames heat the skillet until the steak was nicely … Continue reading

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