Category Archives: Writing

Random thoughts suitable for blogging

The last thing I wrote was some serious introspection about the transitions that come as decades pass.  From that writing, it would seem they (transitions) really seem to come in ordinated clusters. In the case of 42-32-22-12-2, the ordination would … Continue reading

Posted in catharsis, Creativity, Family, Random, Rio the Dog, Writing | Leave a comment

42-32-22-12-2

On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

Posted in catharsis, Do Good., Fatherhood, Mission Statement, Writing | 2 Comments

Mark – the best man

A few weeks ago now my younger brother, Mark, got married to a wonderful woman.  I was lucky enough to be co-best man (with my brother Brian).  It was a terrific wedding and a beautiful setting along the coastal bluffs … Continue reading

Posted in Family, kayak fishing, semi-aquatic, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ali Fresco – artist bear

Al Fresco is an artist bear whose colors stain her bright white hair She doesn’t mind the flecks of paint Each fleck a thought however faint She makes her art upon the walls ideas made real with brushstroke falls She … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry on the Blog, Stuffy Stories, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Smokey and Snowball, my forty year friends

Another silly story about stuffed animals, who happen to be my oldest friends in the world, Smokey and Snowball A mismatched pair of grizzled old bears Tell stories, tall and long Of days gone by Where adventure was nigh With … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Fatherhood, nostalgia, Poetry on the Blog, Stuffy Stories, Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Problems of a Rambling Mind

I find myself overwhelmed with problems.  Large and small.  In and out of my control. Manageable and unmanageable.  Simple and complex.  It overwhelms my traditional to-do list approach to problem solving.  Actually, that is not entirely true.  What happens is … Continue reading

Posted in catharsis, Creativity, Mission Statement, Organization, Writing | Leave a comment

Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time

Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time Our families are important things and visit them we must. Christmas early, Christmas late Christmas thrice for us! We arrange our schedules as best we can between thanksgiving and the new year … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Fatherhood, nostalgia, Poetry on the Blog, Writing | Leave a comment