The waves. The birds in the trees. Gravel crunching as a car drives on the road. Pleasant sounds. Country sounds. Oh, wait, what's this? Ungrateful kids begin to whine. Domestic issues start disputes. The dog barks in unison with the barks of the married people. Now the whole peninsula can hear the airing of grievances. … Continue reading Disturbing the Peace
There are many creatures in Squirrelville. There are bears that don't care. There are skunks that don't give a funk. There are chipmunks that like to watch me get drunk. It used to be peaceful before idiots on four-wheelers. I won't even get into the golf carts and Jet Skis.
Weird coincidences keep happening to me. My buddy, who is a math teacher, says it is all just the mathematical odds playing out. I'm not always so sure. Do you think the universe reveals things to us serendipitously, or are the things that happen to us just due to mathematical chance? Weird Coincidences So Far … Continue reading Weird Coincidence #7
Eden is real. It's only a hundred and seventy miles from here. I go there several times a year. It's for sale if you want to steal it. I would myself but I can't afford it. When it sells to another family, I will wonder how it came to be, that the place I love … Continue reading Leaving Eden
Rain, rain, go away I want to play horseshoes today Wet dogs indoors are not my thing Wet flip flops stuck with cedar leaves I bought an extra data plan To make the cell a wifi zone To hook the laptop to the phone To get the image on TV I hate all this technology … Continue reading Rain (A Poem)
This is the last post before the weekend. I'm heading to the cottage for a couple of days. I don't blog at the cottage. I throw horseshoes, abiding by the cottage rules: Rule 1: You must be able to throw the regulation distance. Rule 2: You must always have a beverage in your non-throwing hand. … Continue reading Horsing Around via Horseplay and Horseshoes