If Wishes Were Horses

If Wishes Were Horses

There are times when we wish things were different, but I can tell you from experience, wishing will get you nowhere. A friend’s Grandfather used to say, “Shit in one hand, wish in the other, and let me know which one fills up first.” While this may reflect a negative...

Don’t Bring Me Down

The news is depressing. There’s no doubt of that. Many of us have just stopped watching. Or at least limit how much news we digest. It isn’t a surprise. Nobody tunes into the news for the positive stories, despite what we say. Sure, a rare “Dog found” story...
The World of Plenty

The World of Plenty

What Traditional Publishing Taught Us about Abundance vs. Scarcity At 14, I decided I wanted to be a writer. I decided this rather publically. At the time, I was confused about what that meant. Hell, we all were. You not only had to be good to break into the business,...

No Need

Don’t remind me of that day so long ago. I need not see images, hear names read aloud. Old news footage can stay “in the can.” For those who remember there’s no need to play it again. And let’s not pretend that more vigilance and drones flying overhead or monitored...