Good Every Day

Why are some things, like coffee, good every day without variation? I never tire of a strong, fragrant, steaming mug of morning deliciousness. It will lure me out of bed even if there is no reason I need to get up early. Other things, however, like jokes and like some other experiences, are only good […]

Honey Do List

Honey, could you do last week’s thing this week? Honey, could you do next week’s thing whenever you can think of to do it? Honey, could you do the dishes? Honey, could you do the taxes? Honey, could you wash the car             Wash the clothes             Wash the windows             Wash the dog? Honey, could you do […]

O Contemporary Christmas

On Christmas Eve: Set up Genuine Artificial Christmas Tree bought in September from Amazon.com! Stoke up simulated fire on LED screen! Family visits via FaceTime and Skype! Microwave Tofurky delivered via GrubHub with $10 Off Coupon! On Christmas Morning: “Alexa, Open My Gift!”  It’s a stuffed puppy that breathes!

The Halloween Mime

Among the children and others who came to our door last night there was a princess from Frozen a family from the Avengers witches,  ghosts,  pirates and The Halloween Mime. The Halloween Mime was a child of about 8 years of age in white face paint  and a black spandex bodysuit. He arrived with a […]

Mattering Merely

No. Just no. Sometimes clarity comes as simply as that.  What was bright, what had heat, what had power now does not. It is mere matter that no longer matters.  That no longer stirs, swells, expands, surges, ebbs, flows, jumps, drives, lashes or pounds. You can continue a little longer as mere matter             maybe like […]