Happy Birthday, Krissy. I’ll Miss You.

July 31, 2012


“We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.” – Orson Welles “We’re born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It’s been happening for a long time.” – Steve Jobs On July 31, 1962 […]

Posted in: family, Personal, philosophy


June 8, 2012


Well, I went silent again. Unintentionally. Sorry about that. It’s not that I didn’t have something to write about. Anyone who knows me personally know a couple of issues have kept me busy, but now it’s time to deal with the aftermath, shift into the next ‘event’. It’s interesting to note that it is in […]

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A Call to Arts!!!

June 1, 2012


*(An abbreviated version of this article was published in the Tahlequah Daily Press in the Friday June 1st, 2012 print edition as a guest commentary.) ‎”All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.” – John F. Kennedy I’m hoping that this article isn’t a […]

Posted in: arts, dance, education, school, Theatre

The Glory of a Pencil

May 30, 2012


Have you ever stopped and looked at a simple pencil? Who came up with this incredible piece of art? It is functional, utilitarian, practical. Able to create, change, adapt, destroy. But it is also beautiful, aesthetically designed to flow and function, capable of handling mistakes and correcting them. It’s beauty lies in its simplicity of […]

Sign-posts to Imagination

May 28, 2012


I admit to being an unrepentant bibliophile. No, don't call the cops, I promise I can control my addiction. Most of the time.

Anyone still out there?

May 28, 2012


Hey. It’s been a while. I hope you are still speaking to me. At least I hope that you are still willing to read some of my mundane musings and profound pondering. Summer vacation (heh, what a misnomer that is) has started for me, so I’m going to try the blogging/article writing again. I’ve got a […]

On A Tuesday…

February 13, 2012


Tuesdays are strangely special in my world. I blame it on The Wife. How she became The Wife depends on which one of us you ask, but my version is (of course) very accurate. I was in my later 30’s and living with my mother. Don’t judge me. It’s just a starting place for the […]