Ray Bradbury

Recently, I saw writer Ray Bradbury, on an old episode of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, discussing life on Mars. This was 1978, NASA had landed the first probes on the planet. Forty-three years later, we have sent a motorized science lab there. Bradbury is my favorite science fiction writer. I started reading him … More Ray Bradbury

Greta at 18

Greta Thunberg, the environmental activist, turned 18 years old last weekend. What did you do before age 18? If you are like me, I was trying to graduate from high school and figure out my future. Greta was been working to make sure we have any kind of future. Search my blog for other Greta … More Greta at 18

Sky Dancing

Not so easy, dancing atop the sky Skillful but with daring disregard Caution swirls away in the wind Flying brazenly with no lifeguard Revealing brazen aerial moves From the ground thrilling views Clouds of cotton candy swirls The heavens imprinted with tattos Awash in sunlit water droplets Bareback upon a double rainbow Sailing past dreams … More Sky Dancing

All That Matters

Written across the universe Each day birthing a new star Wishes sent skyward Traveling both near and far We can choose to see darkness Or be drawn to the distant light Like a beacon sending out signals Soon we will catch the next flight When time dissolves all we see Into nothing, just ancient dust … More All That Matters

Hot, Hot, Hot

Summer. Officially here. When the sun beats down, the grass dries out and the pavement will burn your soft feet. When the temperature climbs to 90 or more, and the air has enough humidity for you to notice, that’s a Midwest summer day. Heat, I can deal with.  Humidity, not so much.  My body reacts … More Hot, Hot, Hot