"Nothing good happens after midnight," a friend said to me one time. We were discussing kids having sleep overs and what that does to the kids the next day. They come home grumpy, tired and irritable. They likely had lots of fun the day before and plenty of junk food. And it makes for a very … Continue reading Sleep Overs and Stuff
I've been sitting here staring out the window to my backyard for about 3 minutes with my hands resting on the keyboard. "I don't have a clue..." I think to myself as the sun shines through the trampoline screen that is now a semi-permanent fixture right outside my bedroom window. Dog hair litters the floor, the … Continue reading Resist
"The older you get, the less you know. It's a sign of maturity. Teenagers are the ones who know nothing but think they know everything." I remember my mom saying something along these lines when I was in my teens, eye-rolling and sighing and certain that I was, of course, the exception. Turns out she … Continue reading I don’t.
Have we learned nothing from any of this? People postulate about gun control, religion (or lack of) and mental health. It's about consciousness. We are all unconscious. Caught up in our own busy-ness we can't be bothered to really connect, to anyone, much less those under our own roofs, in our families, and in our communities. … Continue reading Until…
It's 12:02 a.m. Day 42 of our PCS/nomad existence. I cannot sleep. When I can't sleep, I write. My thoughts are all over the place tonight. I can't promise this will turn out coherent. I can't promise clarity, just some midnight ramblings... Robin Williams I wasn't alive when Kennedy was shot, but everyone that was knows … Continue reading Insomniac Ramblings
Yeah. So I'm gonna go out on a limb for a minute and rant. This morning I got up, fed the kids and checked messages and came across a Facebook post about Miley Cyrus. Wondering what all the hubbub was about, I checked the YouTube video of her "performance" on the VMAs. The look on … Continue reading Goin’ Out on a Limb….