Act 3

A month ago, I turned 60 years-old. It wasn’t nearly as monumental as turning 16 was. Birthdays have pretty much been quiet affairs for the last few decades, gone are the parties and the large social gatherings of celebration. Oh wait… that’s the pandemic lockdown rules… my bad. As I have aged, the significance of […]

Don't Pledge the Sorority... The Hazing Could Kill You

The WHO (World Health Organization) announced that it has changed the names of the many COVID variants and will no longer refer to such variants as the B.1.1.7 variant as the ’UK variant’, but will simply call it Alpha. This way no country will be identified as a country of origin and people will stop […]

Keeping the Citizens Safe

We are back under ‘Code double-red, don’t leave your house unless ABSOLUTLY necessary’, health restrictions. I would say I was locked-down but that to me requires guards, or at the very least a door. But the restrictions we have all dealt with have for the most part, pretty much been an on-paper thing. What we […]


First, we dealt with the fear of contracting a coronavirus that was deadly. Now we are dealing with a vaccine for the aforementioned virus, that could also have deadly consequences. It just doesn’t want to get easier. The last 16 months have been a COVID-a-thon. A never-ending, crazy dance, we have all been a part […]

He-Man Hands

My hands have become so dry from soap and sanitizers, that the nails are breaking, the skin is cracking and they are constantly leaving blood smears. To make matters worse, I work with cardboard. Cardboard is a sponge for moisture, especially the microscopic kind that lives within your skin. We can’t see the moisture but […]

1st-World Nonsense

Sometimes, you need to take a step back so that you can see the broader picture. Gain a new perspective and not be so narrow in your thinking. Pause, take a deep breath and see things for what they are. A case in point would be the notice Honey found taped to our back door […]

Solo Focus

A solo focus. This I believe has become the downfall for a vast majority of people. They see it one way and one way only, there is no variation to their focus. No matter what anyone says, they see it their way only. Do you know someone like that? They are the ones that you […]


I was doing so well with a regular article but the week before Easter I started a 23-day stretch with no days off. It is hard to write when your brain is saturated with things to get done. I did stare at a blank page last week for an hour, trying to organize my thoughts. […]

A Slow Road

Vaccine distribution is the hottest topic on the streets right now. Back in the old days, 2019, I would have said it was the hottest topic in the coffee shops or around the water-cooler at work, but since the coffee shops are all currently closed and hanging around the water-cooler is considered a ‘super-spreader’ event, […]


It’s all due. The paperwork needs to be filed and signatures need to be inked at the bottom. The time is here for fantasy to meet fact. It was all fun and games up until now, but it’s time to walk the talk and prove I have a spine. I’M FREAKING OUT!!! Since the age […]