Second Verse…

Second Parts are hard to write. I know I’ve got a couple of stories that are waiting for their sequels and perhaps their third parts as well. I’ll get to them. Don’t worry. Perhaps tomorrow will be a good day for that. ‘Night....

The Pursuit of Politics

Years ago, I worked for a major US bank in a very “elite” service area which dealt with critical issues facing the company’s growth strategy and structure. Admittedly, I was pretty low on the totem pole and mostly only a peon, but I did work in this particular...

The Marley Effect

Alright, we did it. We watched the movie. I didn’t want to… especially after I read all my friends’ Facebook status updates saying, “Just say Marley and Me and cried like a baby at the end.” No way… did not want to see it. Yes. I...

Ode to Zanfel

Okay, I know it’s a little wonky, but this stuff really works great. And after having tried several different over-the-counter medications and getting little relief (while also getting ticked at my doctor for his lack of interest in my plight), I sucked it up...

Fighting the Pain, or “It Itches!”

Well, it looks as though I’ve gotten myself into a patch of poison ivy somewhere. We went hiking on Saturday, and I’m thinking I must have somehow rubbed against some poison ivy, because I’ve got a very itchy rash on my arm that seems to be...