Cup on a Stick

A long, long time ago in a place far away, I used to jog. I established my rhythm on a cement path cut through the trees. It's usually a time when ideas flow and a 'V-8' moment occurs. This particular day offered up a different scenario. Ahead was a white spot, definitely something not natural.…

Up to Us

Fillup the CupĀ has a message to share. Here is a poem that describes the message. This book is available onĀ Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Litter, litter everywhere Tossed without concern No one really seems to care Or be willing to change and learn   How to keep our neighborhood clean Show some strength and pride…

Seeing or Believing

There's seeing and then there is believing. At our disposal sit many avenues for adventure. Various forms of digital information, pads, phones, notebooks ,even old fashion desk top computers wait for a human touch to enter the world. (Notice I didn't bother to mention television or an organic lump of paper.) To look at the…

Write the Right

It is easy to ignore the wisdom of your favorite easy chair or your first car or even your fuzzy slippers. Each common, daily element gives us a moment to reflect, to take pause and wonder if we are as irreplaceable as our sanctimonious ego lets us believe. Of course I am speaking (or rather…

Free Speech

Earlier, this morning I tried to write a blog about censorship. After a half a page and a limited few ideas I found myself afraid to write. What if I say (or write) something that will offend the reader. Even more simple, what if a reader disagrees and sends the message "you are wrong." Do…

Color

"I'm going to redo a couple rooms. I just love Earth tones, soft beige and off white, maybe some gray...such soothing colors." The pretentious lady announced her intentions to her lunch group. "Why just browns?" asked her friend. "Because the earth is brown." "Really?" The entire group of luncheon ladies were flabbergasted. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Look around.…