Month: July 2016

What I Need

In the real world, I live in the Southern U.S. region and there are some pretty common phrases around these parts that have various meanings depending on the context in which they’re used. One of those is “Y’all need Jesus” or “You need Jesus.”…

Embracing Change

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. George Bernard Shaw I’ve written about how there are a lot of changes going on in my life these days and as I face the changes I didn’t choose,…

Lady On Red

My close friends will be quick to tell you that my drink of choice is tequila. A few months ago, someone even introduced me to a better tequila than I had been drinking and that was a dangerous introduction. Too many bottles of that have…

Pants Are Overrated

For a good portion of the world, it is summertime. For me that means unbearable heat and humidity. I hate sweating, but I do appreciate the warm weather. I appreciate that, more than any other time of the year,  I can enjoy fewer layers and…

Mad World

“It’s a very, very mad world, mad world.” ~Mad World by Tears For Fears (or whichever cover you prefer) I’ve long argued that the world is not worse than it used to be, we simply know more about what’s going on around the world…

Imagine

“Imagine all the people Living life in peace… ” ~John Lennon Imagine I can’t imagine anyone not love this song, but in today’s world that is being ravaged by violence and hate. I cannot help but hold onto the belief that there are enough…

Sady and the City

A great city is that which has the greatest men and women. Walt Whitman I realize I have already blogged about Elysium City of Templemore, but if you’ve been there you understand my enthusiasm and if you haven’t you should go soon. After only one…