https://youtu.be/VjEq-r2agqc Don’t Give Up In this proud land we grew up strong We were wanted all along I was taught to fight, taught to win I never thought I could fail No fight left or so it seems I am a man whose dreams have all deserted I've changed my name, I've changed my face … Continue reading Don’t Give Up
“When you love someone, you do not love them all the time, in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith in the ebb and flow of life, … Continue reading Thoughts on Relationships
I Am I am odd, I am new I wonder if you are too I hear voices in the air I see you don’t, and that’s not fair I want to not feel blue I am odd, I am new I pretend that you are too I feel like a boy in outerspace I touch the … Continue reading I Am
National Fun Day at Work is January 28th, 2020 I have been having ever increasing fun at work since 1977. Receiving this award in July 2013, one month after having a kidney removed and the start of cancer watch on the other, was the highest point of fun day at work.
https://youtu.be/TVL4mDFX3rY He Thinks He’ll Keep Her She makes his coffee, she makes his bed She does the laundry, she keeps him fed When she was twenty-one she wore her mother's lace She said, "forever, " with a smile upon her face She does the carpool, she P.T.A.'s Doctors and dentists, she drives all day When … Continue reading He Thinks He will Keep Her
The use of “funeral services” is often today replaced with “memorial service” or “celebration of life”. The honor to the dead and sharing of memories has become traditional for many people. Memorial services had seemed unnecessary to me and a waste of money. Robert Duvall starred in the movie Get Low about a country hermit … Continue reading Celebration of Life
My mother died on January 7th, 1996, just days after her 72nd birthday (12/30/95). It seemed too soon for me, then 47, and even more so now as I approach 72. Saturday January 6th, 1996 my mother was again back in the hospital, 18 miles away, with pneumonia. I had planned on visiting her but … Continue reading Guilt