JANUARY 3, 2015 10:28PM

barely a word

 The sidewalk was still wet from the rain when I stepped out of the cab.  As I paid the fare at the open trunk, she crossed quickly behind me and the cabby said "check out those legs!".  By the time I turned I could only notice her shoulder length brunette hair… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 2, 2012 11:09PM

thick headed


"So why are we whispering?"  I ask

She leans closer "so nobody hears what we say"

"I didn't know it was a secret"

"It's not a secret, its just between us"

"so... do I have to keep whispering?" I ask again...

"Yes" she giggles

"But nobody is around, they've all gone home"

"I know"

"oh . .… Read full post »

DECEMBER 30, 2011 2:32AM

Today's Rules (2012 edition)


I keep a rules list.  Or rather, a list of rules.  These are simple rules I've created for certain situations in my life.   I started the list about 6 years ago and I've added and changed rules as situations in my life changed or presented themselves.  ForRead full post »

NOVEMBER 21, 2011 10:42PM

"Why didn't I ... " Part II


I was watching them walk toward the door and the cashier's voice snapped me back into the moment.  I said "hold that for me" . . .

and I bounded after them and caught up in the doorway.  They both spun and looked at me.  "Are you ok princess?"Read full post »

NOVEMBER 20, 2011 3:50AM

"Why didn't I ... " Part I


"Why didn't I..."  I used to ask myself this after my father beat me.  "Why didn't I get the trash out", "Why didn't I get the chores done before dark"...  You see, I would blame myself for making him mad.  Even though a 9 year old boy never shouldRead full post »

NOVEMBER 18, 2011 12:35AM

My brilliant 2nd career: Management


Almost everything you read below is true... but may not be grammatically accurate.

Long ago, when 4 years of college seemed insurmountable, I wrote down the phone number of that school that shouted commercials at us all day on TV and the radio.  "For a great career in computers -… Read full post »