Creativity

Like Me

No doubt there are many things from my youth that I do not recall. Isn’t it strange that things like humiliation and rejection often remain vivid in our mind? I remember like it was yesterday the green corduroy pants that my mom made me wear in elementary school. I was dubbed “Mr. Greenjeans”, which for
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Empty

A fire once burned Soul longed to be known But now the flame Seeks less to be shone   Melancholy starts to linger As the days grow more trite The burn starts to fade and spark loses light   Snap out, some will say (Like one wanted to quit) The spirit still yearns But the
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How to Tell a Tale

Technology today has brought people together like never before.  One can talk to a relative while looking at them on the other side of the country or make a new friend on the other side of the world.  Opportunity to learn has never been so great.  We are all connected.  I have noticed a trend
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When I Grow Up

Sometimes there are things in my life that I do not recall but someone else tells me they happened.  My mother will do this from time to time.  She told me that once, when I was but a lad, we were out in the yard playing one day.  That day happened to be garbage pick-up
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Contentment

I woke up early this morning in Monument Valley waiting for the sun to rise.  We have been on the road for a week now and have seen many wonderful things.  I love to travel into the Western U.S.  There is a beauty here that I cannot put into words.  I am constantly taking pictures here but
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My Muse

To be inspired to create is a difficult pursuit.  Many days fall by the wayside in a sea of monotony that is a product of our modern world.  We become so engrossed in the getting of bread that we forget to be.  I believe that we all have an innate desire to build or compose
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The Illusion of Friday

Sometime during my work week, usually around lunch on Tuesday, I begin to search for something.  I dig deep in the back of my mind, which can be dangerous, trying to envision just what it is that I can’t find.  I started out fresh on Monday, I recall, but it seems that I lost that
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Happy Birthday Bill !

Although we are not certain, it is believed that on April 23, 1564 William Shakespeare came into this world. In 1616, on April 23, he died.  We are all familiar with who Shakespeare was because at sometime in our schooling we were made to read one or more of his works.  I personally was too dense
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