The Face of Pain

So I am up enjoying my morning coffee, when I turn on the telly to see Margaret Brennan interviewing The Man…Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. My gut reaction? What a fantastic forest green dress Brennan is wearing. Then, as I watched the man describing what is happening in his country, and how, with the U.S. leadingContinue reading “The Face of Pain”

God Saved the Queen

Rest well, Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen of the United Kingdom has ascended to her rightful place among the pantheon of world leaders. No matter what was happening in this tumultuous world, the Queen was always there, as steady as a rock, representing the United Kingdom with class and grace. When a young American boy,Continue reading “God Saved the Queen”

Numbers

Being “good with numbers” is pretty much a requirement for any successful businessperson. I don’t care to even think about how much money I wasted in my life. The amount would disgust some, but I don’t give a  shit. It makes me smile. And it gave me true stories that others can only read about.Continue reading “Numbers”

Look Up

That is the unstoppable direction that the interest rates from the Bank of England are taking. They just raised their rate for the second time in three months. The country may appear unstable with all the seemingly knee-jerk rate hikes, but let’s call this what it is. The UK is taking the lead in theContinue reading “Look Up”

Can You Imagine?

          Cassandra Prince was a nervous wreck on her first day on the job. The new Yale whiz-kid that landed the lucrative position as law clerk for Justice Jodi Foster, had the weight of a whole lot of people on her back. As her Mom had always stressed “It’s never enough. Give more. And whenContinue reading “Can You Imagine?”

Did Hell Freeze Over?

I know I have been a little groggy with medications, but what did I miss? Ronaldo was benched. Messi was traded. Now I am not an expert, but you know that silly little thing won’t stop me from chiming in. In a year when trade rumors and gossip are filled with the biggest names inContinue reading “Did Hell Freeze Over?”

Put Me in Coach

Ah, John Fogerty singing Centerfield. You know, I have been out of commission for the better part of a month now with my knee injury finally nearing the last stages of sealing and healing. It feels like I am always saying that. As we ready for our trip East, I feel like I will beContinue reading “Put Me in Coach”

Prologue

Firstly, my audio reading of my book Emotions: Not your Mama’s ABC’s!: Secondly, check out the prologue of my novel If Only. You’ll be amused and surprised at how the planet would look like If Only… The Earth was still an embryo. Ah stirred awake in the morning mist which had begun to creep intoContinue reading “Prologue”

Swimsuits

I did it again. I got stoned and posted the wrong blog yesterday with a song that I play, so here is another one from The New Riders. You are wearing your original swimsuit as you are reading this blog. That’s right. No suit. Au natural. Your first opportunity to swim is sometimes by necessity,Continue reading “Swimsuits”

WOMAN among women

My song today as promised is a Bob Dylan song, Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright: Today we examine the female side of the music equation. The bar was set by a songwriter’s production, chart songs and hits, album sales, and also the scope of their influence on their audience. Lyrics were examined to see howContinue reading “WOMAN among women”