Lay Me Down-Part 1 mini series

Ty was on his lunch break sitting on the steps of the fountain in Dupont Circle, Washington DC. He is starring at the Metro station escalator entrance watching the sea of people exit and enter the Metro. The Metro lies below the city connecting the concrete jungle and transports people from all parts of theContinue reading “Lay Me Down-Part 1 mini series”

Little Johnny

My Father loved to tell jokes. You could often see him off in the corner of the room telling Little Johnny Joke’s and people laughing all around him. Amongst the laughter, you would always hear my Mom yelling over the crowd “Frank, stop that is not appropriate!”   The more people laughed at his sassyContinue reading “Little Johnny”

They had me at Zurheide

We were walking into the parking lot and a few people were blocking our car. It was a young couple and an older couple standing next to a 1995 Buick Sable. On the ground was a cardboard box filled with things wrapped in newspaper. The older woman, was doing all the talking explaining to theContinue reading “They had me at Zurheide”

The Life of puppy…

The other day my focus was accomplishing projects around the house. Rushing around worn out from the long week, compulsively Saturday chores were in motion. It was a crisp fall day perfect for raking leaves and washing windows. While washing away the summer, through the glass at the end of the beam was puppy. TheContinue reading “The Life of puppy…”

Voted off the island?

Ahhhh at last! November 4, 2014 an important day for Americans-Election Day. Democracy is our ability to participate equally in our government. The right to vote gives us “the people” a choice in who we wish to represent our country, state, county or city government. There are many things in life that give us theContinue reading “Voted off the island?”

Is the end really the beginning?

Fall is an essential hallmark at the end of each year in Wisconsin. The air gets crisp, children are getting bored in school  as they anticipate winter break. Fall officially symbolizes the close of the summer. We can hear the crunch of leaves below our feet as we walk throughout the day. “Fall back,” shortensContinue reading “Is the end really the beginning?”

Yes, I am blessed

Matthew: 14,  Jesus had been teaching 5,000 people and by the end of the day everyone was getting hungry.  Jesus told his disciples to feed the people.  The disciples said, “that is impossible all we have  are five loaves of bread and two fish.  Jesus took the bread and fish and gave thanks. What JesusContinue reading “Yes, I am blessed”

How Germane!

My good friend Jan has challenged me and some others to Blog Throw down for National Blog Posting Month. The challenge is to write a blog each day in the month of November. It is truly german that I have accepted a challenge from Jan. She is an outstanding author; publishing professional reports, system analysis,Continue reading “How Germane!”

Polish your own apple

This week a friend of mine was struggling with her ability to please someone in her life. She was feeling really poor and was teary eyed as she told her story. She had been working hard all year to please another individual but the person remained unsatisfied. My friend is an outstanding, caring, passionate individual,Continue reading “Polish your own apple”

Up and away–photo journal

Since I was a young boy I had a fascination with the sky. I loved to lay in the grass and watch the deep blue sky. Feeling the damp green grass on my back and the hot, warm sun beating on my face and chest warmed my space. The sky seemed to journey on foreverContinue reading “Up and away–photo journal”