In today’s modern age, where epic battles for gender equality are raging, we should be surprised to see a man open the door of a car for a woman. This “gentlemen’s” habit seems to have endured and continues to be quite popular, but why? Why do men still do it and why do even the […]
It’s been a tough couple of days. I feel adrift which is an odd feeling for me as I usually stay “my version” of focused. I don’t believe that positive words or statements solve problems, although they may bring a needed momentary distraction. A motivational speaker would hang himself in frustration trying to “lift me […]
Maybe it’s time to get off the couch
There is no good day to say goodbye
I dislike the moment of goodbye Especially on Tuesday’s SELRES_5b631c89-024a-41ee-a548-0e19e352c973SELRES_4c67bf53-f784-42ec-8004-e078cb4fd2fdSELRES_5b631c89-024a-41ee-a548-0e19e352c973As what once was physical, is now a memory Thursday is no better than any other day The time spent together, remembered as through a rear view mirror Saturday is the worst for goodbye Looking back on the warmth of friends No one ever leaves on […]
Is the price of an opinion too high?
When someone offers an opinion, they are essentially “putting in their two-cents”. If someone wants to know what you think, they might say “a penny for your thoughts”. These idiomatic expressions both suggest that the value of an opinion isn’t worth much monetarily. I believe that the value is even less if that opinion is […]
So I had this idea…
I woke up this morning feeling ambitious. I had an idea about a new business. I grabbed my glasses, sweats, a shirt, my bunny slippers and headed downstairs. I settled in and quickly realized that my glasses were so dirty that I really couldn’t see. Oily skin, the bane of all glasses wearers. I better […]
The Traveler’s End (Borrowed from Travelinggump.com)
The Traveler’s End O’ weary traveler, aged and too weak, lies resting in the grass and soon falls asleep. He dreams of past travels, his path lies ahead, but is blocked by an Angel, who’s voice speaks of dread. He opens his eyes, his journey complete, for he has seen his fate and soon starts […]
The Bible, Literally?
The Bible scares me. It’s a serious book. Actually, the people who read the Bible scare me, literally.