“Why did you become a Police Officer instead of a Fireman?” he asked. Francis thought of the age-old rivalry between the two and with a smile replied…

  The Diary of Francis Kelley        

The Point of the Highland Thistle

“The Point of The Highland Thistle” At the Vernal Equinox, the Scottish Highlands have always yielded before their Dark and Mercurial Sky, who once again is forced to endure Lady Spring’s conspicuous and gaudy arrival. As She approached, the curmudgeonly Sky, turned and peered into the distance, greeting her only with silence. Lady Spring, irritated […]

Tolerance, a double edged sword

I love the words “to tolerate” Ever Sardonic to the end Yet so peevishly human For our existence demands it presence Thou Valor refuses its aim As history shows its futility We endure those who preach it For tolerance is thought a virtue And to be intolerant, considered a sin yet a Tyrant counts on […]

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 […]