In July of 2019 my last blood Uncle passed away. He was a newsie through and through and worked in Washington DC. While we were there for the funeral and other family arrangements, we took one evening to take in the mall and explore… And this is where we ate dinner. This place is one […]Read more "The little hole in the wall…"
While on a retreat, I discovered — by sheer chance — a lovely little gem of the United States Forestry Service. A volunteer run fire lookout post way,WAY off the beaten path. Suntop Lookout was nearly an hour of back-country Forest Service gravel roads, but the views were worth the trip. If you want to […]Read more "Suntop Lookout…"
Wow, it seems as if its been forever since I last posted anything here. I have a cyclical work pattern. I’ll go from several free hours a week to almost none and then back again. It gets so bad at times (like lately) that finding 90 seconds a day to make sure I haven’t overspent […]Read more "Summer, Fall doldrums…. Exceptional American Marketing"
There are times in my travels when I come across things that have such a haunting effect on me that I cannot help but to stop and wonder. I had a pickup in Coffeyville, Kansas this morning and I saw a number of homes that were rotting away, sagging roofs and such, a few burned […]Read more "A ghost of religion"
There are times that people do funny things with mundane items turning them into an exceptional display.Read more "Ordinary Extraordinary…"