Dearly Beloved and Unbeloved

Today is Friday the 13th and I thought some fun might be in order. I wrote this when we were Activity Directors for a Resort in Apache Junction. We were planning a renewal of marriage vows. Dearly  Beloved and Unbeloved We have gathered here within the site of Lost Dutchman’s Mine on Superstition Mountain toContinue reading “Dearly Beloved and Unbeloved”

Brenda for President!

I’ve reviewed ALL the Democratic Candidates and have come to the conclusion that American People don’t have nearly enough candidates to pick from!  So I am throwing my hat in the ring for President of the United States! Concerning my qualifications to effectively execute the complex aspects of the Office of the President of theContinue reading “Brenda for President!”

Ridin’ the rails in Phoenix

Riding the rails in Phoenix, AZ is not only encouraged, it is subsidized.  No, I’m not talking about the railroad, I am talking about the Light Rail.  It runs almost from my front doorstep to downtown Mesa, and there is a rumor that it will expand further into downtown Phoenix. The cost of riding isContinue reading “Ridin’ the rails in Phoenix”

AI, YI YI OH!

It is really funny that after my long rant about turning 70 and getting stupid, more interesting  things happened that turned out to also be stupid. Checking my replies to my post, I received five from people that wanted me to purchase their “fool-proof” program that will make me rich without even trying, just remitContinue reading “AI, YI YI OH!”

I turned 70 and got stupid!

Yup! Who would have thought that another couple years would make me ineligible for any kind of employment! I retired after 30 years as a Real Estate Agent selling Commercial and Residential Real Estate, fighting to preserve and save my clients money and dignity, in the space of 8 years, I suddenly became unemployable forContinue reading “I turned 70 and got stupid!”

Children’s Books or Adult Books?

Both are fun to write.  My first book that I wrote and published was a children’s book called “The Great Adventures of Ruby & Nolan in Space” and it was a written as a Christmas gift for two friends that were getting too old for Barbie and G.I. Joe toys. The gist of it isContinue reading “Children’s Books or Adult Books?”

Writing about writing

That title sounds silly, but everyone does it in one way or another. There are experts that tell “how to” do every part of writing.  It all seems so intimidating to us novices that only want to tell stories.  We need to get them out of our heads or we will explode. That sounds easy,Continue reading “Writing about writing”

Do Great Loves Ever Die?

This little fluff piece is just to make you think.  You are supposed to wonder if the man is dreaming, awake, or dead.  There might be a religious theme in your mind, or not.  Let me know what you think, what did it mean to you.   Thanks for reading. He was startled awake from hisContinue reading “Do Great Loves Ever Die?”

Life is strange, just when you think you have closed the door on one chapter of your life, a new door opens.  The trick is to have enough guts to step through the door and embrace what is waiting to challenge your courage. I have discovered that I hate being the new kid on theContinue reading

What took you so long?

Wow!  It has been more than 24 hours and only one person from the 623 area code (that’s  in Arizona) has called to bend my ears on what they think about the “Sit In” in the House of Representatives to try to get a vote on gun safety. You perhaps wondering why anyone would call meContinue reading “What took you so long?”

Nadar’s Raiders why have you forsaken us?

Nadar’s Raiders why have you forsaken us? Your dream was only to become President of the US We wanted you to shine a light on the manufacturer’s short cuts We needed you to continue making a big fuss Over their huge profit by using lies and such You told us what they used to makeContinue reading “Nadar’s Raiders why have you forsaken us?”