No, it was not a “Go Fund me ” scam. I wanted a creative writing class from Coursera, but as I am limited in funds, I was curious about their new funding program. So I signed up! The last field of the application asked why I wanted this course! …well-ll, I was glad they asked.… Continue reading I GOT FUNDED!!!
This year on my Desert trek, I wanted to visit a friend in Eagle Point, Oregon. I had met her, a Britisher in her 80’s, in Port Hadlock some years ago. Seems she had some serious operations as of late and needed a little cheering up. So instead of the Coastal or Mountain route, I… Continue reading On The Road Again
I have been cramped in a 5×5 foot storage unit for some time. So I decided to switch to a larger unit for my office/studio/mancave. I now no longer have to wrestle stored junk when I access my obligatory coffee percolator, microwave or hotplate. And now, as I ready my Honda for my yearly trip… Continue reading Time for an Upgrade!
As I exult in the delicious beauty of Autumn, I find my self preparing myself and my car for my yearly sojourn to the American Southwest. This year, after sampling Puerto Rico; I am so looking forward to Paso Robles, Dayton and Fallon in Northern Nevada, and just being on the road again!… Continue reading Here I Go Again!
The Skipper of the aging Skyfish Space Wagon “Crow”, was a veteran of one of the last attempts at quelling the attacks on commercial star haulers, like Crow. Amply tattooed, but sporting only one ring in each of his three ears; he had been dubbed “Uncle Filthy” by space pirates, a long time ago. Only… Continue reading My First Writing Assignment in Fifty Years!
This is an open letter to Margaret, who was my Wife for 42 years; my son Neal, my son Brian; my now deceased sister Rita, my brothers Lee and Greg; my little sister Debbie. This is to address those whose lives I was once a part of, but no longer am. I cannot go back… Continue reading Forgive Me, I’m So Sorry!
Never spit to windward. Flattery will get you anything, but; if you slice it too thick, it is baloney; slice it too thin, it is blarney. Don’t ram, jam it, damnit! Use a gentle touch! When you get up sooner than you wish; it is like a pig’s tail; IT’S TWIRLY! …to be continued according… Continue reading Mom Said