Footprints on the Moon

A defining impression There for nobody to see A watermark in dust Preserved, for eternity – A special human touch Unique and enduring Emotionally charged Warm and reassuring – Fingers outstretched Curled tightly in mine A personalized fit A six to my nine – Your fingerprints Never washed away Like astronaut steps Forever on display

Tim Allen: 3 Films

In four decades, Tim Allen has appeared in two long-running television series and a slew of films. Allen has a lot of fans, deservedly so. Home Improvement, until the later seasons, and three of his films (not counting the Toy Story films) are the best of his work. When he was trying to be edgy, … More Tim Allen: 3 Films

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

Tommy Lee Jones

A better actor. Name one.  Okay, name one who has played a more diverse set of characters? For my money, Tommy Lee Jones is at the top of his profession. Starring role or character role, keep your eyes on him. Good guy, bad guy, comic book character, grieving father, space cowboy. Here are a dozen … More Tommy Lee Jones

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

Double Stars

I never sought to be a star There’s only room in the heavens for one That would be you I’m more a mellow, evening sun The sky is the limit, but it’s not Kids are fooled with a passing satellite But I know what is reflection And what fills my eyes with your starlight Not … More Double Stars