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...
Why I’m Glad I Broke My Guitar.

Why I’m Glad I Broke My Guitar.

I’ve been trying to learn guitar for years. I’d  pick it up, learn for a stretch, get into it, stop making progress, forget about it, lose my callouses Rinse and repeat. When Covid hit, I had more time and decided to, once again,  take another stab at...
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...