Rummaging about in one’s attic can be quite dangerous, as here, we place what we don’t want others to see. Our attics are filled with boxes, some full, many empty, of holiday decorations, heirlooms, and electronic devices, the latter kept forever on the off chance that a return may become necessary. We keep bags and […]
On being wounded…
Every day, speaking metaphorically, we become wounded in one way or another; that’s life. While the severity of the wound or wounds will vary, the path to begin the healing process remains the same; we must first accept that we’ve been wounded, and second, we must be willing to allow ourselves to be healed. But, […]
Where Have I Been? Finishing the 2nd Book! A Year of the Sunflowermuse! It’s available from Amazon in Paperback or eBook.
A Year of The Sunflower Muse: The Thoughts and Musings of a Curious Fool (TheSunflowerMuse.Com Book 1) by Michael McCown Kindle Edition $9.99 Traveling Zen; finding Peace in the Details: The path to Great Travel isn’t found in a Guidebook, it’s Found in the Lessons of Those who Have gone Before. by Michael McCown […]
For twilight is now upon me The hunter stalks it’s prey Destiny watches carefully As fate selects the day
Why I write articles and what I want from you.
I write two Blogs. Travelinggump.com and Thesunflowermuse.com. The first, mostly for travel and travel tips/ideas, the second, for opinions, thoughts and articles about our social condition. I post on Twitter, Instagram, WordPress and Facebook. Three sites are “blowing up” (Instagram, WordPress and Twitter) with followers. Facebook is “meh” and I would like that to improve. […]
Of Fathers and Sons
Recently, I came across a picture of my father and me. It was the last time I saw him. It was around 2012. Even then unfortunately, I knew how this story would end. My father’s demons were his everyday companion, always ready and eager to steal from him any joy or happiness that he might […]
Like The Last Two Article’s Couldn’t Get Worse…
$275,000 for health care!? Read on… http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/24/retirement/health-care-cost-retirement/index.html
What Happened to Old and Happy?
Growing older is rarely kind. It seems that for every story we hear of someone aging well, we hear of at least three or more who faced enormous health battles and after a heart wrenching struggle, ultimately lost. I would also suggest that by the time you are 80, if you have not fought or […]