The Only Way To Grow a Big Pumpkin – and a Big Life.

The Only Way To Grow a Big Pumpkin – and a Big Life.

Every year I try to grow pumpkins. Every year I fail.  Except for this year. I have a very small patch for my pumpkins. It’s not big enough, and I know it. Still, like Charlie Brown trusting Lucy to hold the football, every year I give it a go. My wife and...
The Antidote – A Poem For 03/28/20

The Antidote – A Poem For 03/28/20

Everyone Breathless in Panicky State Is there nothing to do now but just Sit and Wait? And to TV and Phone Check for Constant Update? To Confirm More Bad News, Addict’s Itch must we Sate? Forget not that all ‘News’ Is not Kind Service Free But most...
Why You Can’t Get It Done – A Poem

Why You Can’t Get It Done – A Poem

When there’s a small thing That’s been weighing on you A task that you know That you simply must do One task in The Past Perhaps you’d not embrace But still needed to do In your great Career Race Yes a small and dull part Of All that you do When the...
Are You Doomed by Definition?

Are You Doomed by Definition?

Yesterday morning I was reading “The Ten Best Books of 2019” in The New York Times’ Book Review to see if I was on it (spoiler alert: nope). Anyway, the article contained a brief synopsis of each the NYT’s top 10 picks, one of which was The...