Category Archives: Insights

Serious things I think about

Inspiration comes in many forms…

Read an inspirational article on the web today.  It was called ’15 Powerful Things Happy People Do Differently’.  Now normally, I take articles like this at face value as they often make a few compelling points and sort of peter … Continue reading

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Truck Nuts, Survivor, and the Pot Pie Principle

So I started wondering what to write in my next blog entry…and that caused just general wondering…which led to musing…which based on the tagline of the site seems appropriate….So here goes… I have been encountering what I refer to as … Continue reading

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Rules of Etiquette for the Average Joe

So I got to thinking about things that bug me…which made me think of amusing ways to portray them… which led me to wonder if other people felt this way…which is good because I needed to blog and needed some … Continue reading

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A perfect day at Arlington

My father was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery today on a beautiful spring day, under a cloudless sky, beneath a tree that rustled in the wind.  He was honored for 29 years of military service in the US … Continue reading

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Wherever you go….there you are

(Note:  I wrote this blog entry earlier today and clicked the Publish button only to find later that what I wrote had not been published…yep, gone.  So I apologize in advance if this second effort is not as good as … Continue reading

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Writers and Teachers and How Soap Works

Donald Miller (a great writer that I very much enjoy) posted something interesting on Facebook today… ‘Great writers keep people from feeling alone. Their humanity comes across on the page and connects.’ I think this is pretty accurate.  I know … Continue reading

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River contemplation

Public Service Announcement:  This blog entry is probably going to slip into some philosophical rant and be relatively devoid of mirth and hilarity.  So read on if you can handle that or wait for the next one if that is … Continue reading

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Healing, Einstein, and finding the cheese

Healing is something that has been at the forefront of my mind lately…. How could it not be?   If you have read some of my previous entries you may have read a couple where I talked about my recent … Continue reading

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Tick Tock….Tick Tock…

Ah yes…the inexorable march of time.  As my personal odometer gets ready to mark the recording of another trip around the sun, I find myself thinking about all the ins and outs of aging. I don’t feel my age (good … Continue reading

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Chuck Darwin in Texas

I know what you are thinking…but this isn’t a blog about creationism. Instead it is observations of the theory of Natural Selection as observed in Texas. There is no helmet law in Texas.  It is not uncommon to see motorcyclists … Continue reading

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