Out of the “No” and Into the “Know”

This is not me... I don't get political.  Never have.  It's not because I would struggle to carry on an intelligent conversation about the subject.  It's because I have very little interest in being talked into or out of my views on issues, or more directly, the ideals that I allow to govern my life … Continue reading Out of the “No” and Into the “Know”

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You’re Not Making Sense to Me

For the daily prompt:  Surface Children.  They're among some of most miraculous creations on the planet, wouldn't you agree? Go with me for a moment.  There's this chance encounter between 2 single-celled organisms that, when they meet, join together.  Then this perfect symphony of division, multiplication, and growth results in the creation of a brain, … Continue reading You’re Not Making Sense to Me

I see a light…Wait, it’s a freight train!

For the Mistake-Makers Did you ever see yourself as this tall figure, standing on top of the highest mountain on Earth, looking down at all of the poor, unfortunate people who aren't you?  The air you breathe is fresh and clean because you're the only one breathing it.  The sun is always shining.  The sky … Continue reading I see a light…Wait, it’s a freight train!

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Willy Wonka

Lick any good walls lately? It's my all-time favorite line from the 1971 movie, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory".  I was 4 years old when it first hit theaters. I think I was about 10 or 11 when I saw it for the first time, too young to care about the lack of ethnic … Continue reading “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Willy Wonka

Be Right or Be Happy-You Choose

Did you ever open the front door to a restaurant and, when the smell of hot food hits your nose, you started to feel even more hungry?  What is it about sizzling beef or chicken and onions, garlic, bacon, breads, sauces, or even a well-maintained salad bar, that causes that reaction?  I'm sure there's some … Continue reading Be Right or Be Happy-You Choose

OK, So You’re Not Superman

Political Correctness Please forgive the title!  I was going to say You're Not Superman/Girl. Then I thought Superman/Wonder Woman. Both seemed a little too long, and I figured, if you're still reading, you get what I'm trying to say here...or at least you will.  (Insert Smiley here) I Am Awesome!  Aren't you? Here's the scenario. … Continue reading OK, So You’re Not Superman

“I don’t really care if you’re sorry…”

That's what a young lady said to me once as I was trying to assist her with a pressing issue.  She was stressed, frustrated, annoyed, and any other word that you can think of that means she was not happy.  I thought that telling her how sorry I was would buy me some points so … Continue reading “I don’t really care if you’re sorry…”