Some People Need You to Draw Pictures

I read an article this morning that listed over 50 things that Baby Boomers thought were cool that the author believes are not. The writer even takes on a condescending tone in the presentation as if he or she is much wiser in the limited amount of time lived on the...

Behind the Iron Gates and Manicured Lawns

Today, I decided that I would put up an essay I wrote six years ago. The idea came up when a friend was discussing the concept of wealth. There is truth in the saying that the grass is not always greener on the other side. Oh…and appearances can be deceiving....

Hollywood Gets It Wrong

After spending four days out in New Mexico, traipsing up canyons and over several mountains with summits upwards of twelve and thirteen thousand feet, I want to think Hollywood gets it wrong. And that is the post-apocalyptic storyline. I’m not saying northern New...

Are We There Yet?

Fall is finally here. This begins the season of countdowns. Days until cooler weather. Days until the autumn colors bloom. Days until candy and costumes. Days until turkey and gluttony. Days until winter and Christmas. Something about it brings into focus the...