Each year, our local high school holds its graduation ceremony at one of the loveliest sites in the area, a sloping sweep of lawn overlooking the lake. For the 12 years we’ve been here, I can’t remember a day when the weather is bad–not that we were in the habit of attending graduation, mind you. […]
From today’s Supreme Court ruling: Have a nice weekend, all.
The title says it all. Over the last two weeks or so, I’ve re-discovered the joy of pushing and working on writing in the short hours before I have to leave for work. Since the Catbird’s last day of school was one week ago (though, she doesn’t graduate for another 6 days, since all the […]
On Friday, just as I stepped out into the driveway on my way to picking up the Catbird at her job “in town,” a storm hit. A wicked streak of lightning landed to the right, on the other side of the hamlet. A moment later, another one landed somewhere over the hill across the street, […]
Is it me or does it feel like social media–that great, wonderful tool that is supposed to bring us all together–is becoming more and more divisive? Maybe it is me. Maybe I just don’t like people screaming their political beliefs at me (particularly when they don’t jibe with my own, hah ha), or trying to […]
A couple years back, when writing was still an idea, something I toyed around with for a bit, I was on my way into town on a fine Saturday morning in early June. The sun was shining, it was warm, the windows were down and I was grooving along. I’d had the idea of a […]