Category Archives: Gate Guard

The End

“Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment” – The Night Shift by Brian Goldman This coming Monday (7/17) we will finally end a marathon work effort. 13 months without a break. A day off. An hour … Continue reading

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Show Biz

“You seem shocked that it’s a nasty world out there” – Julep Street by Craig Lancaster So…………………1:30 am. In bed. Asleep. Enjoying a well-earned nights rest. Not bothering a soul. At peace with the world. SUDDENLY!   ALARMINGLY!   FRIGHTENLY! My wife … Continue reading

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The Grim Reaper

Yesterday morning I woke, sat up and felt weak. Very weak. Could hardly move. Felt my forehead. Sweating and clammy. What the hell. Is this it? Am I kicking the bucket? Having the big one? All I could do was … Continue reading

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Heat Index

This time of the year people start to ruminate about WEATHER. HOT WEATHER. TEXAS SUMMER. For me, I love everything about Texas except JULY & AUGUST. In a matter of weeks hell envelops us and air conditioners become our life … Continue reading

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You

“Are we all equally sick? Is the difference only who lets the monster loose and who doesn’t?” – Police by Jo Nesbo I wonder. If I wasn’t me, would I like me? Why is it that as we grow older … Continue reading

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The Boss?

“People can change, but they cannot change their essential natures.” – Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman What to do. What to do. Ever had a boss you liked personally who had no business being a boss? Who had no … Continue reading

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Kitchen Logic

“His senses went numb at the mystery and immensity of time” – Police by Jo Nesbo Dad……….this morning mom said something about Kitchen Logic. What was she talking about? Well son…….have you heard of Black Holes in space? Dark matter? … Continue reading

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Boredom

“Sometimes life has a cruel sense of humor, giving you the thing you always wanted at the worst time possible” Saturday morning. Weekly phone conversation with my daughter. So things are really dull around here now that they’re not moving … Continue reading

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Troglodytes

There were drawbacks to knowing anyone to well, and yet there was no way to avoid this” – Point of No Return by John P. Marquand So my friend……………..looking back on your life, any regrets? Of course. Many. One……… that … Continue reading

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Laughter

“People without a sense of humor are the most dangerous folks in the world” – Etta by Gerald Kolpan I don’t know about “most dangerous”. And yet, maybe so. Certainly they are dangerous. For a variety of reasons. I think … Continue reading

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