Category Archives: Rare Serious Posts

Cancer, huh? Well, I TOLD you I was sick…

You know that little voice in your gut?  (Or your head – whatever.)  The one that tells you things that you know are instinctively true, regardless of those pesky contradictory details folks sometimes call “facts”? You should listen to that voice.  Seriously. Even if it’s obnoxious, like mine.

A Memorial Reminder

The following is part of a post that I wrote on Memorial Day 2010. I’ve re-posted it each year since then, because each year I see signs which indicate that it bears repeating.  And sadly, each year since, more men and women have lost their lives in the service of our country.  I post it…

Memorial Day is Not Veteran’s Day

Both important…but very, very different. Here’s a link to my post & playlist on the subject from last year. I hope you all have a happy and safe three day weekend.  I also hope that in between the burgers and the beer, you’ll take time to remember what Memorial Day is really about…and, if age…

Why, hello knife. Meet heart…

I’m having one of those days. (Okay, so I’ve been having a string of “those days”…) Y’know – when you’re alternately pissed off or brought near tears by any random thought or comment, for no discernible reason.  When all of your faults play themselves out on a loop in your head.  Where for the life…

Sunday Soul. Both kinds.

It’s a beautiful day outside, which is most welcomed after the torrential tornado-spawning thunderstorms that blew through here last night.  Sunshine and a crystal blue sky with nary a cloud in sight. Perfect day for opening the windows and sweeping out cobwebs, dust…and the cloud of “dull” that has hovered over me the past few…