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 …

Trash Twist

Jess and I walk the dogs most days-we tend to be fair weather walkers. When walking, we fill as many grocery bags we can carry with litter. Our 3 miles …

Ah Ha Moment

Driving is often empty thought time. I pay attention to the road and all it’s extraneous conditions but the creative side of my brain wonders. I have no control over …

Qualifications

What makes a writer? Every one writes. The simple act of connecting a pencil to a piece of paper is writing. Even a child can do it. Maybe the question …

Time for Rain

We sat on the porch the old woman and I, our rocking chairs squeaked with every thrust of energy.   “Is it hard to live here?” I wondered.   “Only …

Joe

My friend died, Monday, New Year’s day. I did not know his last name. About a year and a half ago, while walking my dog, Blue Jeans, we came across …

Merry Christmas

Whatever the reason for the season; care, concern and generosity seem to be the agenda for the month. There are eleven other months. Should we ignore the Christmas attitudes? Fortunately, …

Neighborhood Walks

As my daughter and I walk our dogs through the neighborhood we also pick up litter. Why we do it is unclear but we do. I enjoy driving down a …