Throne of Games

June 2022 This is the state capitol building in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is similar in appearance to other state capitols – even the national capitol building in Washington, D. C. I think capitol buildings are also similar in content, by what goes on inside. When I look at a building like this, IContinue reading “Throne of Games”

The War of Winds

Memorial Day There is a house in my neighborhood that flies six flags, including the American flag. The other flags sport political statements and symbols – not a flower or puppy in sight. (My gut tells me to steer clear of this house.) People do that – fly flags, I mean. The American flag isContinue reading “The War of Winds”

The Wrath of Grapes

Clouds Over the Vineyard The sticker in the window stated “My Governor is an Idiot.” Sheesh! What kind of person puts that on display? What thoughts and feelings prompted someone to make that sticker, another person to sell it, and another person to buy it? I mean, what the hey? I guess there is nothingContinue reading “The Wrath of Grapes”

The Air of the Fowls

Kings River at Cricket Hollow Park Although you may not see them, about a million birds hang out in the trees along Kings River. Occasionally a little fellow will flutter to the ground to check things out, but then he will head back to one of the branches. The grass is cool, the soil hasContinue reading “The Air of the Fowls”

When One Plus One Equals Zero

A Found Story ONE: Senator Kyrsten Simena (D – AZ) dithered about voting for the Schumer-Manchin climate and deficit reduction bill unless they eliminated a provision raising taxes on private equity individuals, hedge fund managers, and venture capitalists. ONE: Last year Sen. Sinema received $983,000 from private equity individuals, hedge fund managers, and venture capitalists.Continue reading “When One Plus One Equals Zero”

Aldo Leopold

Elephant at Gold Beach A hobby is a defiance of the contemporary. It is an assertion of those permanent values which the Momentary eddies of social evolution have contravened or overlooked. If this is true, then we may also say that every hobbyist is inherently a radical, And that his tribe is inherently a minority.Continue reading “Aldo Leopold”