Happy Birthday, December!

To Everyone Born in December May you always have a fire by which to sit and think. “I sit by the fire and think of all that I have seen, Of meadow-flower and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that were there, With morning mist and silver sunContinue reading “Happy Birthday, December!”

Senior Economics

A Story for my Husband Date: 2020 Source: The Economic Intelligence Unit of the Bureau of Economic Analysis: People 50 years old and above contribute $8.3 trillion to the U. S. economy and create an additional $745 billion is value through unpaid activities such as family care-giving and volunteering. Their economic impact is equivalent toContinue reading “Senior Economics”

Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor

A Found Story Date: July 24, 2022 Place: Brooklyn A pastor and his wife were robbed during a live-streamed sermon by three masked people with guns. The NYC Police Department said the intruders made off with more than $1 million in jewelry belonging to the pastor and his wife. What were they thinking!!! “Okay, beforeContinue reading “Pastor Unintentionally Helps the Poor”

Is This Farewell?

I have run out of things to post on this website. I have shared my favorite paintings and photographs. I have shared my favorite poems, epigraphs, and stories. At this point I would be forcing it just to post something. In the future, I may have something that I would like to share publicly. IfContinue reading “Is This Farewell?”

How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Finding Our No

All you umpires, back to the bleachers. Referees, hit the showers. It’s my game. I pitch, I hit, I catch. I run the bases. At sunset, I’ve won or lost.  At sunrise, I’m out again, giving it the old try. And no one can help me. Not even you. Ray Bradbury ~ Fahrenheit 451: CodaContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Finding Our No”

How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Visiting Normal

Oddities only strike ordinary people. Oddities do not strike odd people. This is why ordinary people have a much more exciting time, while odd people are always complaining of the dullness of life. G. K. Chesterton ~ Orthodoxy When sixty-odd hippies try to live like the first century Christians in a commune in Fresno, thereContinue reading “How to Crochet During the Apocalypse: Visiting Normal”