Category Archives: Blogs On Life

Thoughts on Life – Living – Joy

On this day

On this date, sixty-seven years ago, the red head in the picture was born in Pennsylvania. Twenty-one years later, she graduated with honors from Bucknell, and was offered a position in the doctoral program at USC Berkeley. She turned the doctoral … Continue reading

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Three Poems

I’ve been working on this blog post for more than two weeks. To make it happen, I spent a lot of time and I Copied three poems into my notebook (1 long one, 1 medium length, and 1 short one) … Continue reading

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Lincoln

I’ve been a fan of movies since I was five years old. Do the math. That means I’ve been a movie fan for more than sixty-five years and instead of retiring, I’m enjoying them as much, or more than ever … Continue reading

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Be Inspired

Inspiration is to the human spirit what fuel is to an automobile.  We cannot move without it. Take a moment and fill your inspiration tank, courtesy of Richard Bach, Neil Diamond, Even Echad, and Johnathan Livingston Seagull.   If Johnathan Livingston Seagull was … Continue reading

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Farmers and Clydesdales

Christina, to her credit, sat on the sofa while I did my “guy thing” Sunday afternoon/evening.  However, she hung it up when the lights went out, and in so doing missed two commercials she would have loved, since she’s loved … Continue reading

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Linda Ronstadt – A Different Drummer

For the first seven months that I spent in Vietnam, I shared a “room” with three other buck sergeants, SGT Tadlock, from Texas, SGT Dirler, from Illinois, and, SGT Titcomb, from Maine.   A week after I joined my three roommates, … Continue reading

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Running With Newton

  Last March, I wrote a blog about Newton Running Shoes – specifically I wrote about Newton Running Shoes and Writing – click here to read it.  Newton, a running shoe manufacturer, located in Boulder, Colorado, isn’t a household name … Continue reading

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The Last Man

Ralph Miller really isn’t the last man, and even if he were, he isn’t available. Ralph is a hopeless romantic and he is hopelessly in love with Julian Bland and loving every second of it. However, Ralph, though he isn’t … Continue reading

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Tibetan Monks – Sand Mandalas

In July 2000, Christina and I became the ministers of Unity Church on the Mountain, in Huntsville. We were offered the position when Rev. Doris McCafferty, retired after many years as the minister of the church. Doris only asked one … Continue reading

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Paul “Bear” Bryant

I originally published this blog on Jan 26, 2011. Tonight, almost two years later, I’m re-posting it for a couple of reasons. First, I no longer use the site I originally posted it on, and in the course of time … Continue reading

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