Month: February 2018

health

Onion Breath

I’m a food person.  A foodie, a glutton, a gourmand, whatever you want to call it. I’m not a food snob either.  I like hearty meals, some fast food, some high end stuff, some salads, some compilations of lard and meat and cheese that would end a person’s life in the right situation.  I’ve dropped …

freedom

Something Positive

I need to write something positive today before I go berserk. I am, mostly, surrounded by idiots.  By people who only ever care about themselves and their own agendas.  By those whose sense of entitlement causes them to believe that the world revolves around their every whim, no matter how lazy or imposing or absurdly …

blowoff

A Couple Of Pops

My son-in-law is down visiting with his wife this weekend, so we’ve decided to spend the afternoon at a local brewery, then over to his aunt’s house for dinner. After that, I finally get the opportunity to see IT, which I’ve been looking forward to since I first saw the trailer. All hail Stephen King, …

presence

Snow

The snow brings a silence that settles everything, it seems.  There’s a scientific reason.  Something about the crystalline structure of fresh-fallen snow acting as an absorbent for sound.  That accounts for the seeming peace that joins us each time there’s a fresh snowfall. Today, we’re in the process of receiving said gift in abundance.  It …

work

Bigger Breaths

I’m all for a skeptical, open mind.  I’m all for asking questions. But if you aren’t going to listen to the answers, why bother? For example, would you hire a plumber to diagnose an issue with your shower, then when the plumber’s done, turn to your friend, who also knows nothing about plumbing and ask …