Mango meditation

This morning, I had a long walk, about 6.5 miles. After coming in, cooling down a bit, and having a...

Jaywalking is safer

Those helpful Aussies! As a kid, sometime around 6th grade, back in 1974, or so, I was a crossing guard...

Learning Spanish

I’ve made promises before, to myself, but had not been committed to them – so much, such as my harmonica...

Freedom that I’ve not known for a long time.

Wow! I can’t believe how fast the time doth fly! It’s been 7 months since I’ve written here, nearly. I’ve...

There are a number of things that I am happy that I’ve done in life, one of them is volunteering. Specifically, I learned so much in the short time that I did hospice volunteering while in Charleston. I got to…

I was talking to a young lady and somehow we got onto the subject of hobbies, travel, etc. I told her of my adventures here and there and she was pretty impressed at all that I had done and am…

I have no experience in being a grandfather, but I do have experience in being a dad as well as a stepdad, but I never used the term “stepdad” as I wanted no distinction. I’m “dad” to both of my…

I hear the term economic growth a lot. It’s an ever increasing pressure to get the economy to expand, increase jobs, increase output, buy/sell more stuff. It seems to be in every industry. Take my cell phone, for example, Verizon…

I just finished watching a show on Netflix. The name of the show is “Touch“. It stars Kiefer Sutherland, not as the super patriot Jack Bauer, but as a dad who is trying to understand his gifted, but autistic son…