A Memorial Day Poem

A trembling hand salutes the flag In the Memorial Day parade Quivering lips whisper silent thanks For the sacrifices made Sometimes the pride of serving well... Gives way to the quilt 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 … Continue reading A Memorial Day Poem

Humorous Book #2 Now Live

Grin and Bare It After countless edits and cover design tweaks I took a deep breath and published this yesterday. Like my other humorous book Life in a Two Story Outhouse it is a collection of essays inspired by real life. Those who know me know that I love adding humor to conversations with friends. … Continue reading Humorous Book #2 Now Live

Stop participating in vicious politics!

Remember this, there are dangerous powers around the world who take delight in the way our political debate has morphed into destructive attacks on one another. If you don't like the position of someone, come up with a better idea and propose it. Stop turning your position into a weapon of mass destruction by using … Continue reading Stop participating in vicious politics!

How to Be a Boss at Blogging When You Have 0 Followers

Some great thoughts about a healthy blogging mindset. This post is a reblog of a post from The Art of Blogging by Christian Mihia. Check out his blog for other great content here, https://artofblogging.net/the-art-of-blogging/ .  RTF

The Art of Blogging

Sometimes I like to pretend I’m a photographer. Mostly with other people’s cameras. And the results are oftentimes… not bad.

I do not research the subject, I do not take classes, I do not read about photography, I do not actively aim to become better.

Yet, somehow, I am becoming better with each photograph I take.

And I wondered why.

Wouldn’t you?

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Driver’s License Test? At 70? WTF?

  What kind of bullshit is this? After fifty plus years of driving here in California, no accidents and no tickets, I have to take a written test to get my license renewed. Shit-the-bed, I should get the damned thing for free and a gift card for long-term participation.  Here’s a sobering thought. I have … Continue reading Driver’s License Test? At 70? WTF?