Category: Just Stuff

My observations of the world around me.

To Shake or not to Shake

Shake or not to Shake

I have been reading just about my entire life. From the beginning of my reading prowess, I learned that you shake your head to indicate a negative or disagreement. While you nod your head in acknowledgement or affirmation. This all…

Peanut Butter & Jelly

Peanut Butter & Jelly

There was a time when I loved a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It was one of many fond memories of life with my grandparents in that little post WWII rambler in Bloomington, MN. For some reason, the ones my…

Las Vegas

Las Vegas at night from afar.

Six years of being an over the road truck driver afforded me the opportunity to see all forty eight contiguous states. The vast majority of them I didn’t do anything more than drive through them. For some, that was all…

Album Art Work

Iron Maiden Album Art

I saw a piece on the news, or maybe it was a website about how the album is making a comeback. Yay! Sort of… I am a digital music fan for many reasons. I lament somewhere on this blog about…

Life is Fragile

White Jeep

My dream of being a writer has had its fits and starts. When I all but finished my first book, I wrote a couple more short stories, and then didn’t write a word for ten years. I was done with…

Grandmas Candy

Grandmas Candy

I work in an industry where candy dishes are as common as computer viruses. They come in all shapes and sizes. One office has a little wicker treasure chest. When the lid is closed, it usually isn’t a good sign.…

SPAM Comments!

SPAM Comments

Most of you I am sure have noticed that the vast majority of my posts and pages have a comments section on the last page. That is a function of “Blogging” software. We write something witty, controversial, or informative, and…

Frustrations of Writing

Since my earliest memories, I have wanted to be a writer. The pursuit of that dream has had its fits and stumbles. I have abandoned the dream at certain junctures in my life. But now that I write almost every…