Monthly Archives: July 2016

Blowin’ in the Wind

Today’s “word prompt” took me back in time to 1963 when Bob Dylan released “Blowin’ in the Wind.” It is amazing how some of the lyrics fit right in with today’s world. For instance, let’s look at lines one and … Continue reading

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Pushing the Envelope!

Ah, to be young again, full of life and ready to face the world. While growing up we considered ourselves to be unstoppable! In our younger years, we looked upon each day as a new challenge. We paid attention to … Continue reading

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Safe Haven

What is it we are looking for from the time we are little children? Whether it is during our adolescent years, teenage years, college years, adult years and on into our senior and retirement years – all we seem to … Continue reading

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Am I Having a Bad Day or What?

A little guy is sitting at the bar staring at his drink when a large threateningly leering biker steps up next to him, grabs his drink and gulps it down in one swig. “Well, whatcha’ gonna do about it?” he … Continue reading

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Carefree trip of a lifetime

Several years ago, on a whim, we asked our neighbors who had planned a trip to Paris, France whether or not we could join them. Our reasoning was fairly simple, other than visiting Mexico and Canada on our own in … Continue reading

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What Drives You?

When one thinks of the word “drive” several thoughts probably come to mind – the route one takes to work in the morning, or another connotation of the word drive could be – what “drive” he has, I guess that … Continue reading

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Nightmare

What is a nightmare? Waking up in the middle of the night thinking you are falling from a tall building. Dreaming you are in the middle of the desert without any water. Driving down a winding road without guardrails and … Continue reading

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Cowardice

Today’s word, “cowardice” is a rough challenge in that most of us would not place ourselves anywhere near the term for fear of stigmatizing not only ourselves but those near and dear to us as well. Upon seeing this word … Continue reading

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Darkness

As much as I had hoped to turn over a new leaf by posting one article a week on this site, apparently my laptop had other thoughts on the matter. Yup, my computer decided to thwart those plans by having … Continue reading

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Pleasure

Pleasure: What we feel upon leaving the movie theater after watching a comedy that had us laughing so bad our sides hurt. Pleasure is the feeling of happy satisfaction a father experiences when his son hits his first home run … Continue reading

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