Monthly Archives: July 2015

Garbage

“I do believe in a Higher Power and I hand that smoldering crap of problems over to him every morning.” – “The Redeemers” by Ace Atkins I wish I could do that. Distance myself from bad stuff. Remove the detritus … Continue reading

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The Muck

“There’s nothing so menacing as a sane person suddenly alerted to his own fate. – “Tourist Season” by Carl Hiaasen With billions before us, billions more with us, and billions more to follow, how is it even possible that any … Continue reading

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Izzy

“Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day.” H. Jackson Brown Jr. This is Isidro Rodriguez. We call him Izzy. 26 years ago he walked onto the floor of a … Continue reading

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Bobby

“Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.” – Robert Brault Thinking back, through each decade of my life, … Continue reading

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Tale of the Band-Aid

“You’re never as tough as other people believe you are.” – “Blind Spot” Robert B. Parker Cut my finger. Not a very big cut but significant enough that blood has spotted my clothes as well as the floor. Need a … Continue reading

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Canadian Plot

“There will always be one more thing” – Sharon My wife is always hiding stuff. I’m not sure this is a conscious endeavor, but she does. I can never find anything around here and it just drives me crazy. What … Continue reading

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Memories

“The only thing in the world worth a damn is the strange, touching, pathetic, awesome nobility of the human spirit” – A Deadly Shade of Gold by John D. Macdonald A few days ago, I reunited with an old friend … Continue reading

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Those magnificent American ladies

Congratulations to the American Women’s Soccer Team for their magnificent World Cup tournament victory. They are the best in the world. They played the perfect game and beat a great Japanese team 5-2. The Japanese were great competitors. They played … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman

“How would it be if we discovered that aliens only stopped by earth to let their kids take a leak?” — Jay Leno Wonder Woman…….how are you? I’m fine. What do you want? Well……I haven’t heard from you in a … Continue reading

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