A Goodbye “Rose”
Mar04

A Goodbye “Rose”

I am not sure about any of you, but if my phone rings after a certain time a lump begins to form in my throat. I always think of the worse. I feel that it is going to be the call that changes the very foundation of our life. I know when my mother was going through the worse times with health, I just always had to expect that phone call would happen. But what if, that phone call is the one that catches you completely off guard. What if...

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Retro Music Video: Always Something There To Remind Me
Feb10

Retro Music Video: Always Something There To Remind Me

I want to take this time to apologize for the sporadic posting. My computer decided it was Dale Earnhardt in turn 3 of the Daytona 500. Was that too soon? Somewhere out there in the world a person read that first sentence and started jumping up and down as if they lost the remote control. Well, being that I am back, let’s do something that has not been done in a while. How about a Retro Music Video? My computer crashing was a pain in...

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Breaking The Bottle
Sep16

Breaking The Bottle

Alcoholism seems to be becoming a larger problem in this world than perhaps ever before. We live in a shitty world full of negativity, murderous pricks, abundant drugs, and very little love. Every time I turn on the news, someone’s found in a gutter, another child is missing, another bank has been robbed, or someone has lost their life to a driver under the influence. There is so much hate and stress in today’s world that...

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A Hero Within PT. 3
Jun25

A Hero Within PT. 3

His condition seemed to progress even faster now that he had moved to a new location.  The doctors said that it was common among Alzheimer’s patients to digress after a move or big change in their lifestyle. Consistency and familiarity were always best for Alzheimer’s disease patients. Eventually we traded in our walks for bird watching on the porch, watching “The Toy” or “Shakiest Gun in the West”,  or sitting and talking about the...

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A Hero Within: Part 2
May28

A Hero Within: Part 2

One day my grandfather and I were spending some time together. I was riding my bike thru the orchard between our houses. It was a beautiful day to be outside and my grandmother never allowed us kids to play inside the house much if the weather permitted it. I didn’t have a care in the world and I was a very happy child. Grandpa and I were singing and laughing as usual. Grandpa happened to notice that the seat on my bike needed...

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