Monthly Archives: July 2016

We need less personality

Jumping from yesterday’s post, I referenced the loss of trust that exists across too many aspects of our lives. It goes far beyond the government or law enforcement. It’s pervasive in our school systems, our workplaces and even our homes. When trust is lacking, suspicion often fills the vacancy and nowhere is this more apparent… Read more »

My bad

As frequently happens, my daily walk provided fodder for another blog post. Last week, as I dodged the myriad flying buzzing things on my walk, I had two near collisions with cars not looking both ways. The first was less severe, since I anticipated the rolling stop, but I was still a bit miffed. The… Read more »

No Wade out

Agree or disagree with the move, it’s a sad day in South Florida as Dwyane Wade leaves from his career as a Miami Heat basketball player to the Chicago Bulls to (probably) end his career in a couple of years. Understanding how it came for the face of the franchise and local icon to end… Read more »

Drawn out exercise

At a very early age, I began drawing. My doodles finally coalesced into something recognizable during my late single digit years and I kept at it for the following few decades. My earliest inspirations came from my two favorite things: comic books and fish. When I began to take myself “seriously”, that is, kept a… Read more »

Every home should have a tall plant

Ah, the 4th of July. Food, fireworks and parties. Ah, hell. I’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating, I am socially awkward. Not quite socially inept, but getting there. Generally speaking, I’m as fearful of most of public speaking, but I can force my way through it (provided there is a shower and a… Read more »