Due to some disheartening news I received today I was not going to get any more school work done tonight. I intended that I was going to do some more blogging. Since I have vacated my blog for about a month; I have immersed myself in virtual school. However, I changed my mind and pushed… Continue reading Spring Sonnet
Through the night, while I was unable to sleep, I formulated the latest query for the book that I have written. A query, for those who are like me until a few years ago, is a description of your book that you would submit to agents to see if they want to represent you, and/or… Continue reading Query
One of the differences in my house since it has absorbed my wife is there are some additions, comforts, or things that she has become used to throughout her life is a suite of “Simple Human” products. The past few weeks have given me a plethora of time to reflect on my house. To begin… Continue reading Human, simple
Among many things around my house that have been broken, I was asked, “Why don’t you just get a new one. It would only cost $X!” To begin with, I want to be clear, in this case, $X does not mean just any amount. In this case, $X means, to the speaker, a value that… Continue reading Disposable
As a father, I push my daughter to fail. As a teacher, I encourage my students to fail. As a friend, I love seeing my friends fail. As a member of society, I am happy to see when a culture fails. Failure is frightening. Failure is taxing. Failure is difficult. Failure is important. “There is… Continue reading Persistence
As I was not born a rich man I just don’t know the answer to this question. As I was not born in a tyrannical form of government I just don’t know the answer to this question. As I was not born a minority in my own country I just don’t know the answer to… Continue reading Wonder?
As I enjoy a vacation with my wife, our honeymoon, I sit on the beach watching the water come in and go out. The water line alters with the dynamics of the recession of the last line. Seeing and hearing the crash of water as the ebb and flow join on the softly receding sand… Continue reading Nature’s Destruction