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TALLY HO!

By |2023-11-27T15:30:33-08:00November 27th, 2023|Blog|

I’m now of the age when my body’s a cage and I’m forced to take stock of amounts like cholesterol rates and the beats my heart makes, not to mention my current sperm count. And [...]

When You Cancel Me

By |2023-07-28T08:18:00-07:00July 28th, 2023|Blog|

  When You Cancel Me When you cancel me someday (Don’t say you won’t; that’s what they always say) Don’t fail to strike me down with righteous zeal And have no sympathy for how I feel.   [...]

“On” All The Time (Poem)

By |2023-04-19T12:29:37-07:00April 19th, 2023|Blog|

“ON” All The Time By Jim Meskimen When I was just a boy of nine when grownups gathered for party time I’d take it on to entertain, do voices, clown, and I’d take pains to [...]

The Spark

By |2023-03-04T23:02:28-08:00January 31st, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

What makes the boulder split? Not thunderbolt, nor hurtling meteor or earthquake's jolt. To delicate and gossamer and fairy-fingered life the spalled rock cracks, surrenders. Once formidable, now hastening toward decline. Thus toils the lichen, [...]

In Appreciation of Sunflowers

By |2023-03-04T23:02:28-08:00August 23rd, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

A single sunflower is some of the best evidence I know that miracles happen, not once, but often;  innumerable as blossoms. Infinite, perhaps, or nearly. That’s good enough for me. I’m a big fan of [...]

YELLOW

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00December 7th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

“Change all the traffic lights in town from yellow, red and green to only yellow– THAT will bring improvement to the scene!” So said our mayor, in response to problems in our town, and passed [...]

The Unfortunate Captain

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00November 29th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

The passengers contentedly aboard the tall ship Liberty untroubled were by distant clouds which faultless eyesight scarce allowed. The captain didn’t help at all. Quoth he, “Yon storm is no mere squall, it’s Noah’s flood! [...]

The Beat Goes On

By |2023-03-04T23:02:29-08:00November 19th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Roland, when he pondered it Felt that his heart would up and quit. This normally quite rational guy was certain he would shortly die. For when he let attention stray it wound up in his [...]

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