Category Archives: Writing

A Patch of Earth

This house I’m renting comes with a yard. I hacked the rosemary growing over the stairs and it nearly filled the recycle bin. Don’t worry. There’s plenty left. I decided that all I needed was a weedeater to deal with … Continue reading

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21st Day in Monterey

3 weeks it’s been since Lyle and I drove up, up, up the hill to my rental in Monterey. I can get to and from the office, Big Sur, and Safeway without any help from Sacagawea, which is what Lyle … Continue reading

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King Mountain

King Mountain. That’s what Monte Rey means in Spanish. What moving to Monterey means is that even though I’ve moved from one end of the El Camino Real to another, I’m still on the same damn road. While the weather and … Continue reading

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Continental Divide

To make a long blog short, I’d have never done this crazy cross-country move in a covered wagon hitched to a pair of mules, especially with kids in tow. (Although I suspect that a couple hundred years ago the roads … Continue reading

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Become a Lauritarian!

I’ve started my own political party and I’m running a grassroots campaign for POTUS. I have a single platform plank: STOP MOVING THE DAMN TIME!! Once elected, my goal is to split the difference between Daylight Savings Time & Standard … Continue reading

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I Accept

I follow this site called The Drabble  it’s very short stories or poems.  They are all very good, but sometimes one grabs you by the feels and won’t let go.  I Accept is one of those for me today     … Continue reading

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Something Good

I was waiting in the dentist’s office trying to think of something good to say, but was hampered by the loud news broadcast. Being the resourceful person that I regularly impersonate, I got my Bose noise-cancelling earbuds out of their … Continue reading

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