So we got a new ride. Specifically I picked up a 2016 Tundra that I will be using with my son to go camping. This last weekend we took it out to break it in and try out the 4×4 on some rough roads. Our trip started just outside Maricopa, Ca. on a road called … Read more Our new ride…
I was sitting at my desk this morning, and as I moved my cup of coffee from one side of the desk to place it on my warmer, a drop of it sloshed out and landed on my blotter. I am not sure why, but for several moments I was fascinated by the drop. I … Read more The Universe in a drop of coffee
I hope that everyone out there is doing OK as we go through this worldwide crisis. I know that the tough part is the separation that we have to go through to keep us apart from others and, hopefully, prevent the spread of this sickness. How are you dealing with this? Not so much how … Read more Covid-19 and Us
As I have gotten older, I have started to see many things differently in life. My Wife, my Child, the people I know, the things I have done and those I have yet to do. Further, I have begun to see certain things as no longer possible, as if age takes them off the table. … Read more There comes a time…
How easy is it to move from the place you have known for all your life to a place you have only been through briefly to make a new home for yourself? A few years ago I made the decision to move out of California. The original plan was to move to Oregon and live … Read more My own private Idaho?
You know… I write a lot about friendships, keeping up relationships and things like that, here. However, the older I get, the more I learn about myself, and the more I realize who the hell I am, exactly, I realized something. Who the heck am I to be talking about this crap? I mean, I … Read more What the hell do I know?
As always, the new year bring about thoughts of the past, plans for the future, dreams of what we hope to accomplish and worries of things that might, or might not, happen. This last decade was incredible and terrible. We had our first, and only, child. I lost many friends and gained very few to … Read more Another New year – 2020 Edition
On November first of last year (2019), I once again quit Facebook. I did this because I have some personal issues happening at home as well as to facilitate my efforts in school and take away one more of the many distractions that are in my life at the moment. I did this once before, … Read more Life without FaceBook… Part Two
Remember when we were kids and we were allowed to had our moments of ignorance? When we could play games and were none the wiser to if they were or were not, in some way, proper or politically correct or not? I remember playing tag, dodgeball, “cowboys and indians”, and running around the neighborhood with … Read more What they’ve taken from our kids…
On 24 November, 2019, we lost Clifford Lee Ayers. He went to meet his maker, joined the Choir Invisible, or Shuffled off this mortal coil, as many of us Pythonites might say. I say all that in humor, because I fully believe that he would be laughing with me about it. Cliff, or Pop as … Read more Clifford Lee Ayers – The loss of a great man.