I am tired today. I tried to water a lawn...the old fashion way. Here is what happened. Apparently the same country that wants to send homo sapiens to Mars has not perfected farm irrigation. When we bought our new place, we read in fine print in the legal documents that we now were members of [...]
Lately I don't seem to have much of an urge to write on my blog or write new songs. I have been plucking the guitar strings a bit and blowing on the harmonica, neither of which I know how to really do. We've been working quite a bit in this new yard ... maybe that [...]
Is there anything as beautiful as a slightly clouded sunrise? Yes, a partially clouded sunset. Is there anything as tender as the touch of a newborn child? Yes, the touch of the elderly one as they acknowledge their next journey. Is there anything so hopeful as a spring blossom? Yes, the dance of a falling [...]
A few years before my father died, I went into his closet and I was stunned to see how few clothes he had in there. He was the kind who believed that a man only needed one coat, two pairs of shoes - one for yard work and another for going to church. My closet [...]
Several postings ago, I shared the progress I was making with a new song. Since then I added drums and a bass guitar and did some more mixing. It is good enough for me. I actually consider it one of the better songs I have written. What's it really about? It is about our shared [...]
At the start of my time working in higher education in the U.S., I taught managerial accounting to business majors, who mostly did not want to become accountants. It was required of them, so they could have an understanding of what "the numbers meant." I am fairly certain, even after taking my class, they still [...]
Still Hungry After All These Years – Spelk — Read on spelkfiction.com/2019/04/01/still-hungry-after-all-these-years/amp/ My friend Mark is a very talented writer!
on the bed, eyes closed, record spinning, imagination filling in the spaces...45ish years later, I could do the same thing with this song...if I had a record player. https://youtu.be/pnhIS29wk2A