Stray Thoughts

A rather beautiful sunny day in southern Ohio, albeit cold and the bountiful trees reduced to an eerie forest of gray skeletons. I see my home state of California is now under an official Tsunami Advisory. When you combine a disaster of epic proportions with the most populous state in the United States, well, itContinue reading “Stray Thoughts”


I don’t care for them. Yes I know that insects serve a very important role in the evolution of our planet, but I still don’t like them. Biting and stinging insects are the worst. I had nightmares when I was a kid from the movie Day of the Locusts. The crunching sounds made by peopleContinue reading “Insects”


We closed the house. After a house closing that I would not wish on my worst enemy, we signed this morning in the quaint little town of West Chester, Ohio. We made it over to the house to turn off the breakers in anticipation of them turning on the electricity tomorrow morning, and next isContinue reading “Finally”

Closing in on 100

The experts in blogging know that I have done nothing right in constructing and marketing my blog. I suppose the main reason is I did not start out screaming for attention to have my words read by other people and I certainly had no concept of actually making money doing it. My personal blog planContinue reading “Closing in on 100”

Social Media

I admit, I suck at it. If you have followed any of my blogging adventures, you know I still don’t have a handle on it. The fact that this blog is being posted about 8 hours later than I normally post is further evidence of it. I still don’t get the whole social media thing.Continue reading “Social Media”