The Female Truck and Other Comments

Some people claim that if you are married long enough, you start to resemble each other in appearance and personalities. There are those who believe the same thing can happen with people and their pets. More than likely in the case of the latter, the resemblance is...

Confessions of a Goofy Soul

For better or worse, this writer tends to let words escape her lips, words that are unexpected, and sometimes embarrassing. Come to think of it; her joie de vivre spirit contributed to her atrocious handwriting. While attending parochial elementary school, the girl...

The Truth Behind a Bucolic Life

Ah! Life in the country is relaxing. You can almost hear the strains of Beethoven’s 6th Symphony (Pastoral) and imagine people and unicorns gamboling in the fields. No urban and suburban noises. Neighbors do not live in our armpits. No homeowners association to...

Moments of Disbelief

Do you ever have those moments when you stop, look around, and wonder how you got to that specific point in your life? It is an undeniable fact; this writer has a vivid and sometimes convoluted imagination. But in all her visions of a possible future, she never...

New Experiences and Insights

Travel allows folks the opportunity to take delight in and be open to, new experiences. Some people think that travel gives them a pass to do things they would not do at home. In other words, they feel free to take things to reckless extremes instead of simply...

Self-Destruction or Progress?

Three men walk into a bar — the owner of a successful engineering company, the CEO of a private financial institution, and the president of a software company. No, wait. Let’s make that three men walk into an upscale pub. After all, the men are high mucky mucks. They...