A Study of Grime and Germs

Ah! The scent of chlorine-permeated hair blowing in the wind, the pungent odor of sweaty bodies, and the cloying coconut scent of tanning lotion are part of summer. But now those joyous months are a blur in our rearview mirrors as we launch into fall and all the ways...

Snippets From a Wandering Mind

The mind goes where it wants to go. The process is random and messy, not unlike walking your dog. Since our dog is a free spirit, he drags the person holding the leash hither and yon. You have to love those two words — hither and yon. The stream of life is very much a...

The Fountain of Youth

WARNING: If you tend toward posterior constriction or other puritanical proclivities, do not let your eyes stray below this line. Our society worships youth — the appearance of youth rather than the innocence and inexperience of youth. If the external is so important,...

Our Private Art Collection

Did you know that anyone can legally collect original art? Rich or poor, we all appreciate beauty. Art in all its forms is an expression of the artist’s imagination, as he or she sees the world and its denizens. And yet, individual perception of any art is subjective....

Flashes of Folly

Some people consider rules and regulations mere suggestions In their view, rules are just something else in life to challenge. The need to find a workaround, a loophole, or simply ignore whatever rule is in their way is a constant in their lives. This affliction often...

What’s The Backstory?

We catch snippets of people’s lives as our cars race down the highway. Have you ever wondered about the stories behind such brief glimpses? There is a backstory behind every event. A backstory is the background information concerning an event which gives the observer...