As my fingers tap the keys this morning, the Mississippi River extends north and south across my line of vision. Barges slide across its surface in both directions. The vibe […]

Love and Sunshine

What happened in Charleston; it’s been on my mind. Mainly, how does a young man in his twenties have that much hate? The answer—he learned it. And from where does […]

Funny how the Internet has changed the way we live. I mean everything. For those of us old enough to remember a time without the almighty World Wide Web, the […]

No matter how inept I’ve been at handling the ups and downs of my life, I’ve never been short on advice for you—or anyone. Perhaps in its genesis, this blog […]


  Cottonwood Tree and May sunshine along the banks of the mighty Mississippi. A friend commented recently, “I wish people wouldn’t ask, ‘What do you do?’” I nodded my head […]

Star Gazer

How does it feel to star gaze on a clear night, a blanket spread wide, the neon lights of civilization far, far away? On a recent trip to Petit Jean […]

are this story on Facebook At dinner with friends recently, one of the men at the table remarked about a mutual friend who wasn’t present: (this is almost verbatim) “She really […]

  The world’s on fire and It’s more than I can handle I’ll tap into the water (Try and bring my share) I try to bring more More than I […]

House hunting is not for the faint of heart. And it’s changed drastically in the years since I’ve played the game. Now, everything begins online, pouring over photos, property deeds, […]

Above lingerie available at Pretty wow, isn’t it? I’m sitting by one of the pools at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The sky is that particular shade of perfect […]