A couple of philosophical odds and ends

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Once in a while I take an irrational disliking to someone. Sometimes I don’t know why. There is something about them (and I can’t always put my finger on it) — appearance, behavior or vocabulary that reminds me of someone … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 14 – Radio, music, holidays, ads, friends

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Dead spots or not – I listen to a local station during my very short commute to the gym. The past week or so the static has been so bad I can’t always hear. Convinced it was the stupid entertainment … Continue reading

Soft losses

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Someone from my new gym moved away. We were only gym acquaintances, nothing more. Yet I felt a sense of loss as I went to the gym and he wasn’t there. In a place where most folks don’t acknowledge you, … Continue reading

Random 5 for October 7 – People, hard times, ads, energy, seasons

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Sometimes you don’t know someone – Locally we had a car bombing. It’s unusual for our area. Three people died. One of them created and set off the bomb killing his 2-year-old son and an older acquaintance. Immediately after the … Continue reading

Random 5 for September 23 – Seasons, old times, sadness, people, purchases

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Easing into fall – It’s almost as if someone flipped a switch. Summer is gone. It is fall. One day it was in the 90s and the next we were struggling to hit 70 degrees. It’s darker earlier. We are … Continue reading

Hello Mom? It’s me!

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I always miss my mom. Some days I miss her more than others. Sometimes I would love to share something with her. Other times I miss her views on life (always amusing but on target). I miss her unconditional love. … Continue reading