September Blues

Ever get the feeling this September could be called “The Month of Sorrows?” 27 Major fires – twenty six people dead, five million acres scorched, 5,500 structures destroyed, and fires are still not fully contained.   Smoke from the fires has reached Europe. Hurricane Laura – 8,000 homes destroyed – 309,000 still without power. Damage from hurricane Sally being calculated –     read more

A Taste of Your Own Medicine

When you see or hear of someone you feel has been way out of line getting their comeuppance, do you secretly rejoice? Sorry to say, that’s exactly what I did as I watched a man catch his own feet on fire when the Molotov cocktail he was throwing prematurely exploded. I hope you weren’t around to hear me say, “Serves     read more

Sorta Faithful

Have you ever been really disappointed? Of course you have, we all have. One of my memorable disappointments took place on a trip to Yellowstone (the park – not Dutton Ranch) to see the famous geyser, Old Faithful. For my entire life, I’d heard Old Faithful erupted, like clock-work, on the hour. At the time forecast for the next eruption     read more

We’re Moving

How many times have you said that? It’s 29 times for me, and I don’t even want to think about making it 30. Why? Because it’s been my experience that moving has been, either a little or a lot, painful. Sure, it can be a great adventure, a wonderful re-boot, bla, bla, bla, but for the most part, it’s just plain     read more