Everyone needs a mountain and a book

1-26-2018 When I was working as a therapist, I often heard people say, “When this happens, then I will …. ” (fill in the blank). I will...

Kinder Than Necessary

In this modern age where it’s easy to have thousands of photographs on a smart phone or an iPad, I have two that are significant to me....

Why Write ?

I’ve been thinking about why I write. Some of my writing friends say they write because they have to. Somehow that sounds like they might...

Sundown Town – “Possible”

Having recently seen the movie The Green Book, I started thinking back nearly fifty-five year years. I went to high school in a small...

Waking up Early

I wake up early. Not 7:30 a.m. early, it’s 3:30 or 4:00 a.m. early. When it first started occurring, I resisted it and I freely admit...

Tell Me the Minute

This is not a poem, because I’m not a poet. It is symbolic request, a request I would ask, were I so lucky as to have the opportunity to...

I will not choose fear

I’m not going to rant and rave about what’s happening (or not happening) in our government today. We all know that both sides of the isle...

Giving Life a Meaning

Some years back I worked with a younger man that often said, “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.” At first blush it sounds a...

Kinder in 2019

One more year is nearly in the books and New Year resolutions are starting to be made. I wrote down some yesterday, and I’m already...

Old Memories

Suzanne saw the book in the library and thought that I might be interested in looking at it. It’s title, Larry Borrows Vietnam. A large...

Mediocrity and Acceptance

I’ve come to accept that I’m not going to grow back the hair on my head. Hair that’s been away on a several year vacation. I’m never...

Perspective

Yesterday while taking a hike in Catalina State Park, I came upon a sign that gave me pause. I read that the Santa Catalina Mountains...

Launch -Desert-Writer blog

This is my first post for a new blog. My intent for these postings will be to share my meandering thoughts about life. I’m aware that I...

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

 
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