Cold Country Mornings – Humorous Reflections

Since I am plagued with being a very early riser, (hmm, early riser, maybe the title of a future humorous story. like Easy Rider in Geezer Land) the tasks of warming up the house and making the coffee fall to me. Not complaining, mind you. I wouldn't have it any other way. Besides, I can … Continue reading Cold Country Mornings – Humorous Reflections


Humor Writing Education

There are countless ways for a writer to educate themselves about their craft. Books, seminars, online classes, college classes, adult-education classes, are only a few of the ways a writer can fine-tune their skills. But, not so for humor writers, or humorist as I call them. Yes, there are scores of books on Amazon that … Continue reading Humor Writing Education

I am not that Richard Farley

First Things First In order to start our relationship off on a positive note, I need to clear a few things up; First, I am NOT that mass-murderer who shot up an office building full of people decades ago. That psycho casually entered an office building in California's Bay Area and shot up office after … Continue reading I am not that Richard Farley

How I almost became a Rhodes Scholar

The closest I ever came to earning the title, Rhodes Scholar was when my Dad witnessed my very impressive demonstration of practical physics in our driveway one afternoon. In one of my less than intellectual moments, I attempted to hop over the tailgate of my Dad's truck from a flat-footed position in the bed of the truck. … Continue reading How I almost became a Rhodes Scholar

Book Reviews Keep Me Going

Book Reviews Mean So Much What follows are the two reviews for my humorous eBook "Hard Hat Dazed" on Amazon. These two reviews were the wonderful breeze that my writing sailboat needed in order to move forward with confidence. Never doubt that your reviews matter. I can assure you that they matter more than you … Continue reading Book Reviews Keep Me Going

The Good Habit – Bad Habit Paradox

The beginning of a good habit As suggested in one of my books on humor writing, I will try to write for thirty minutes each and every day. For someone almost allergic to self-discipline, this will be a challenge. Strange how universally true it is that establishing bad habits with the permanency of writing in stone … Continue reading The Good Habit – Bad Habit Paradox

A Salute to Veterans

A trembling hand salutes the flag In the Veteran's Day parade Quivering lips whisper silent thanks For the sacrifices made Sometimes the pride of serving well... Gives way to guilt of coming home Sometimes its hard to figure out Where life felt most alone It's OK the uniform no longer fits It was always about … Continue reading A Salute to Veterans