Category Archives: Days in the Life

“Upon the Heath”

The above is my most recent painting. As this post, it is titled, “Upon the Heath.” oil on canvas. I am not totally in love with this painting. In fact in some key ways it is one of  if not my least favorite of all my paintings. Yet in other ways, it has done something …

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Perspective on Perspective

A week from today, my collection of lie essays, which I have titled, Thoughts I Wrote Down Because I Hate Talking to People will become available for free as an ebook. Though there are some reminiscences in the collection, it isn’t a memoir, per se. I’ve joked about writing a memoir someday. I tell people …

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Unify This. Election Edition.

What is so moral, professional, or even particularly American about unity? It’s touted as the optimum state of this republic, the golden standard by which to judge any and all thoughts, plans, activities and attitudes, especially right after an election. “Unity,” whether an elected official truly desires it, must make its way into that person’s …

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Part Time Job

Over the last few weeks, my blogging schedule hasn’t been quite as regular as it normally is, or as I’d like it to be. That’s because I recently started a part time job as an assistant housekeeper at a local assisted living home. My mother is the head of housekeeping there. She’d been needing some …

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MMXVI

Happy New Year to all. I am obviously back at the blogging wheel as it were. As I tend to do with the first post of each year, I’m just going to lay out the general plans I have for the year, a sort of accountability thing. First I’ll say that I accomplished about 90% …

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