I have chickens, lots of chickens, thirty-five at last count and they are a noisy lot, always squawking and carrying on about this or that. Today, though, they were louder than usual and I wandered in their direction to see what all the fuss was about. As I approached, I could see that the hens […]
Some people really need to be beaten…
I sell pocket watches on eBay and have elected to allow potential buyers the opportunity to make offers on watches that appeal to them. One of the watches was priced at $250.00 and I received an offer from someone for $40.00. Shaking my head, I’m thinking, “gawd, it’s another one of ‘them” I send a […]
Being “Transactional,” Selfish with a twist.
“Its a nice day for a walk, are you interested?” I asked. “Sure.” “Look at that,” I said, pointing to a neighbor who was washing his car in the driveway. “He wouldn’t dare…” “Wait for it…” I replied. The Dad, garden hose in hand, was sneaking up on his unsuspecting young daughter who was busy […]
Kierkegaard and the Cat
This is a true story about change; life change. This is also a story about saving lives, both physically and emotionally. Personally, I am not fond of cats; at all. They obey no one, crap where they want, and when the mood strikes, which is often, they sink their claws into you. At best, we […]
Why Are We Here? Right here?
I don’t mean in the existential sense, I mean here, right here; look down at your feet. Have you ever wondered what kind of bad luck, Karma or whatever, it takes to be struck by lightning or hit on the head by a falling branch? You’ve tempted fate, driven recklessly, flown in storms and maybe […]
Thought: It’s time for the sheep to get the flock away from the shepherd.
This picture has been all over social media… My thoughts: Why, of course I can pray that his burden goes away, but, why ruin such a well scripted act. For if in God he believes, then God it must be who’ll grant relief to his poor aching back. The issue, you see, lies in what […]