This past Sunday, I was reminded about something I believe: we relate to each other through stories. A couple of my friends and I sat around at fighter practice, telling stories and jokes. We remembered people who were no longer with us, events that took place a long time ago, and changes we recognize in […]
I’ve been thinking about horses and riders lately. Most of us are horses, some of us are riders, some of us are horses in one place and riders in another, but nobody is only a rider. I remember a Bob Dylan line about you have to serve somebody, so you need to make choices. The […]
You ever notice how many jerks there are now days? They’re everywhere. Some call themselves liberals, some call themselves conservatives or libertarians, some don’t know what the hell they are and what you’re talking about. Everybody’s yelling and nobody’s listening. Well, when you pay somebody big bucks to make an ass of themselves on television […]
“THAT is no country for old men,” – Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats. Yeats could have been talking about computers as far as I am concerned. My desktop PC has problems getting on the internet and my word processing program seems to be corrupted. Now, I use my computers as typewriters, storage cabinets […]
9/11 is this week, a truly sad occasion. Even sadder is we are still in afghanistan and Osama Ben Laden is still at large. Wasn’t he the reason we went into there? I would love to see us out of there next year.
planning for future communication with my friends
It appears that this did not originally save, so I am trying to fill a gap here. While we were in Cedar City, I read Stephen King’s book “On Writing” and would highly recommend it to anybody who wants to write. I also pickwd up a copy of Vonnegut’s book “Armageddon in Retrospect” another one […]