Lose Yourself

Let go the rope, pull the ripcord Jump in the creek, paddle out to sea Unhook your mind, let you thoughts go No longer grounded to responsibility   Taking flight, free as a bird Laying in the grass, head in the clouds Buried in a book, down the rabbit hole Rush hour traffic, lost in … More Lose Yourself

By Way of the Elm

Goodbye my old stalwart friend Nearly extinct by a tiny life force The mighty one unable to defend Strong and ripped like a race horse   On every American Main Street Tree houses and tire swings Every kid has climbed skyward Fanciful adventure rings   Many childhood days spent in the air Invisible in a … More By Way of the Elm

What I Miss Most

Someone asked me, what do you miss the most over the past several months from things being closed or restricted? Let me start by saying, life is different in many ways.  I don’t need to summarize all of the changes or impact on businesses, schools, families, etc.  The pandemic was a seismic shift in life … More What I Miss Most


During the past two months, hair salons and barber shops have been closed. Only recently have they reopened, with restrictions. The subject today is hair length. When the flag was waved allowing the reopening of the hair cutting establishments, people could not wait to get in line. My stylist actually called me the week before … More Hair