Early in his life, Timmy had no aspirations of grandeur, when living day to day was everything. He came from a single parent home, a mother, that had little time to coddle or hug him. His mother, Marian, struggled to keep the lights on and food in the house. She stayed alive, only to keep … Continue reading Almost, Somebody, A Ghost Story
We are told that math is the universal language that even peoples from another world would understand. For this world, I consider this one formula to be universal. Eg = 1/Iq Does that formula look familiar to you? Here is a hint: Any ideas? Eg = Ego Iq = Intelligence quotient Therefore, as the Ego … Continue reading To Be Above the Common Fray
Working for a living? When, the best of life is laughing. Laughing with family, friends, children. I am working for the laughing.
via Daily Prompt: Genie The idea forms quietly, building, gaining texture and pops out as if it belongs. It presses me, guides me, it causes me to sit and consider it, newly formed. The idea started as a gaseous fog, now demanding words. There are times, when I wish I could put the idea back … Continue reading Fighting with Genie
Circa the 60's and 70's, in the U.S. there were certain facts a young man had to face. One of these was the U.S. Military draft, whose purpose was to take a young man, enlist him into one of the Military Services, and prepare him to fight a war in Vietnam. A Draft had been … Continue reading Draft number 33; Why I love Concrete Walls and Cold Air
My final soliloquy on the pursuit of Truth follows. "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." Winston Churchill Thanks to Curiosity for tagging me in this exercise. https://passionforlotion.wordpress.com This is much more prevalent today than at any time in the past. Why? Technology makes … Continue reading 3 Quotes – Day Three – Truth After Lies
via Daily Prompt: Rush Are we more civilized with our cell phones, or just more rushed? From various behavioral and sociological points of view, Societal Evolution was fairly linear and progressed from very simple beginnings into more complex ones, in our past. And, further, the evolution was believed to be mostly positive, with … Continue reading Societal Evolution, A Rush to Improve?
Why do I write? Why do you write? Afterall, we are putting naked thoughts on screen for someone else to criticize. But, we don't expect criticism, do we? Unless, of course, your purpose in writing is to stir emotions on an inflammatory topic. Unfortunately, this is quite popular today. No doubt, all of us remember … Continue reading Why Does Anyone Write?
Here are the buds. Speaking so softly of change. Last night there was a light frost, but today, silently, spring stole the winter and won. How many more springs for me? How many have I seen? The circle is complete and never-ending. Me, not so much. But, I saw the buds, a win for me … Continue reading Spring Stole the Winter