We Made It…Now What?

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. […]

Great Words

From today’s Supreme Court ruling: Have a nice weekend, all.

No Post Monday

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 […]

Monday Musing, Powerless Edition

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, […]

Us & Them

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 […]

Public Service Announcement

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 […]