Monthly Archives: June 2016

DECISIONS

I don’t seem to have many big decisions to make these days – so I turn to the little ones I could easily avoid but take on as a kind of play.   I haven’t shaved for several days and … Continue reading

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AN OLD MAN’S FANS

Understand that I’m an old man.   I used to have a fan or two – not fans made of people but the kind that go round and round or back and forth when you plug them in and turn … Continue reading

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I NEVER THOUGHT

I never thought I’d live in Florida. It seemed to me so far away – not like where I spent my days.   But I did not stay in Connecticut a place that shaped my “takes” on every state ’til … Continue reading

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THE ROCK

I wonder if the rock’s still there – the one I stood upon and from which I learned to dive – back when I finally gathered courage and plunged headfirst into Long Island Sound.   I remember feeling proud that … Continue reading

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TRAGEDY TO OUR NORTH

My mourning now is not the same as those who weep just north of here. I’m miles away from those whose lives just ceased the other day – so unexpected – their fates wrought a tcosmic blow.   The bullets … Continue reading

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THE INCIPIENT SKY

I opened our front door at quarter of six in the morning. Stepping across the threshold I bent down and picked up THE ORLANDO SENTINEL. I then looked up and saw a quarter moon on top of the pre-dawn sky … Continue reading

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EMBRACING LONGEVITY

We share a drink of some sorts most every afternoon.   Occasionally we invite Jim Beam to join us. We feel so lucky being old and together.   We are very aware that the folks who lived in Nazareth long, … Continue reading

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ABOUT SOME DREAMS

My dreams are mostly like drops of dew that fade not long after my day has been made.   But sometimes there are dreams that linger — dreams that I well remember and carry them around in my mind for … Continue reading

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