Tag: Past

Sleep In

Sleep In

Mom is yelling from the top of the stairs to get out of bed It is summer, and you wonder, what is going on in her head You mumble, “I wish I were an adult, a man in one’s own…

In my Dreams

In My Dreams

Vacant eyes stared out over the porch railing and the rolling meadows of natural prairie grass beyond. Fletcher did not see the beautiful autumn colors, nor did he hear the sound of Canadian geese honking as they passed overhead. What…

Crappy Old Cavalier

Chevy Cavalier

There are times in your life, when things are going great, but you’re in a transition, and resources are scarce. I am currently in that situation, and look forward to the future. There was has been other times in my…

Green Schwinn Stingray

Schwinn Stingray

On a scale of one to ten, my childhood was a solid three. It’s not that I was abused or neglected. I may have even mentioned in one of my other posts, that I really didn’t like being a kid.…

Ice, Ice, Baby

Ice in Urinal

When I came of age, I was only nineteen.  The federal government bullied the states into raising the drinking age to 21.  Fortunately, for me, I slid under the grandfather wire.  Turning nineteen didn’t mean that I instantly became a…

Do Over

Bob the Squirrel

Would pain be a strong enough deterrent to keep you from being stupid? What if we could rewind, and try it again? Let’s assume that “do overs” include, when you really screw up, and get yourself killed. Like Bill Murray’s…

Lazy Pilot is a Good Pilot

Lazy Pilot

When I first attempted driving, I was surprised how difficult it was to maintain speed. It was my grandmother who finally imparted her wisdom. “Ease up on the accelerator before you get to the speed you want.” She said, probably…

Connected on Some Level

Social Media

I have never been very good at keeping in touch with old friends as the years pull our lives in different directions. I was lucky with the few friendships I have maintained over the years, that they were better at…

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…