Tornado

 Tornado Tornado clouds gathering In the west Dark and cold Mid summer's heat End of the good times Not the dreams we had First drops of rain Edge of the storm Her beside me In our bed Her lungs cracklin Slight...

Julie's Trip to Paris before MRI

 Juiie's Trip to Paris After Chemo I'm at the hospital with Julie, she is getting an MRI. She has lost vision in her lower right quadrant in both eyes. There are also some balance problems and a little weakness on her left side.Eye...

Email to Son, Ashton watching over my wife

 Ashton watching over my wife who is dying of cancer. Mike, I take Julie to the eye doctor tomorrow. Julie tried to read her email last night and then came up and took some Alleve and went to bed. She said her head was still hurting when I...

Small Holes in Her Balloon

  Small Holes in Her Ballon When I was young went to a fair Mom bought us helium filled balloons my brother and I. Only safe way to hold String tied around my hand Til indoors on ceiling stored. Waking each...

A Lost Dog Story

 Jackie I just got a GPS system, a Garmin for my car. I loaded off and headed out at 11 am from Elkton, MD. I first gave my wife a big hug and said good bye to my Jack Russell, Ashton. Ashton lowered his head and tail and headed into the house....

Cancer, Insomnia, and Women

 As I mentioned in my first blog, my wife has cancer. She was cancer free for almost five years after a massectomy, but it came back.  They checked her normal breast every six months, but never checked the rebuilt one.  By the time they found it, it...

Right and Wrong, Good and Evil

 When I dropped out of traditional religion, when I was about thirty, I had to start over and make my own moral code.  My plan was simple, I would write down what I believed to be right, one principal at a time, until I had my own ten commandments, so...

Being Agnostic

 I am a scientist / engineer by education and inclination.  I observe the world and everything around and base my opinions on my understanding of science and the evidence before me.  The scientific method is what I use, if you remember it from school. ...

The American Consumer

 The American consumer (AC) has kept the world economy going for decades.  However, starting about ten years ago, the consumer kept the world going by using credit. The credit has run out, the world economy has collasped. We are still taking...

Cuffed Nude to Francisco ... preview

Don't proceed if you are not the open-minded type .... I have deleted out some of the lines and words, but I am sure not enough of them for everyone....  Anyway, part of the first chapter of six chapters ( and growing ...)   ...

One of My Other Blogs

here is a depressing entry from one of my other blogs ..... Julie just came back from visiting her relatives in Wisconsin, including her dad. She didn't much, or enough sleep, because no one really got it, "she's dying" as she now says simply and...

Your Smell

 Your Smell I cup my hands to my face and inhale deeply your faint scent still on my skin, My hand still shakes with your parting and your closeness, My insides dance and laugh and then turn inside out. My...

Philisophical Questions

 Philisophical Question#1 What does it mean to be faithful, or conversely, what does it mean not to faithful.  Options include: 1. The traditional faithful which is not having sex with anyone except your spouse.  Under this option, you can...

Sipping Coffee

 Sipping Coffee Sitting sipping coffee fifty miles outside of town in a rest area off the freeway we once travelled to your place on a summer rendezvous. The lake beside the road-side-stop glimmers with sun's last...

Easy to Say

 Well, I already write a couple of blogs.  I ended up on this blog because I randomly read a blog from Easy to Say.  I wanted to leave a comment and I couldn't underless I signed up, so I did, and here I am.  I write these days to keep my sanity....