Sometimes I wonder where I get some of the things that pop in and out of my head. Case in point.Â This evening I was driving back to the house after getting a little something to eat and they were playing the song “Convoy” on the radio.Â For those of you who either do not … Read more Was Convoy a Redneck version of Battlestar Galactica.
The Wife and I just returned from one of our “Gorilla Vacations”, as a friend of mine likes to call them.Â I am not sure why he would, I cannot see how anyone would say that 2100 miles in four days and about cities/towns, would qualify as a gorilla vacation!!! Anyway, I will be posting … Read more …More to come…
In this post, I am venting… well, I would like to vent if I could breath. Anyone who has lived in the San Joaquin valley knows that our air is, for lack of anything better to describe it, CRAP. I can honestly say that I mean that in both the figurative AND literal sense. This … Read more Allergies and this valley…
Disclaimer: The following is meant as a motivational and philosophical outlook.Â If you interpret it as anything else, then this is your own doing. In our pursuit to live fuller lives by taking chances and living to the “extreme”, I thought about what people do and how they do it in order to get more … Read more Chasing life, or running from death?
As you visit my site, you may hear me talk about myself a bit. I am reaching that age where I can look back at things I have done in life and use them as an example of what to, or not to do. I can look at my decisions objectively and tell you when … Read more Bloggers, Experts and Opinions… Oh My.
How often do we and should we just take a moment to sit and listen to world around us. Every so often it nice to just sit and be and listen to the world. The sounds of the wind rustling through the treeâ€™s, the sounds of birds communicating with each or calling out to friends … Read more Of rose’s and time……
For those of you out there that have pets and for those that do not, I wonder if any of us truly understand the power that they have over us and for us. As I have spoken of in the past, my wife and I have three dogs and two cats. They play a very … Read more The power of pets.
Today (5 July 2008) I saw something that made me decide to write this piece. I saw a Black man walking two pit bulls. He was wearing a pair of jeans that were low in the back so that you could see the underwear and a white t-shirt. What struck me about this sight is … Read more Racism or Social Imprinting?
Or as it seems to be known nowadays as: Happy “another-obscure-holiday-that-lets-us-mark-everything-down-and-draw-in-people-looking-for-deals” Day. I wonder how many people remember what today is all about… the real meaning of the holiday. To all the men and women out there serving all of us in either the capasity of the military or in keeping the peace.Â Sempre Fi … Read more Happy Independence Day!!!
So… what party are you a party to? At one time I was a Republican, but in January of this year, I left them.Â Well, I should not say that I left them, I will just say that they stopped being who I believed it.Â That is not to say that I have become a … Read more Who’s party are you going to?