Monthly archive for ‘ August, 2011 ’

Open for Comments!

15th August 2011 | Closed

I’m trying something new on the spam front… and comments are open again!  Did you run across an ordinary contradiction today?  Let me know!


One Hundred Names for Love

14th August 2011 | Closed

I just finished Diane Ackerman’s One Hundred Names for Love.   This book sucked me away from August bike rides and hiking thirteeners, as all I wanted to do was read it.  The story of Ackerman’s life and marriage after her husband, writer Paul West, had a catastrophic stroke, this book merges medical horror with […]


A Change In Perspective

8th August 2011 | Closed

Bad news cures all things.   Or, bad news, even when it isn’t one’s own, is perspective making.   I’m standing in the bed of a pickup parked in a Sheraton 5 Points Hotel parking lot, Rapid City, South Dakota.  Two days of R&R have ended; I’m packing the truck to return to work.  We’ve […]


I Met a Stranger…

5th August 2011 | Closed

 I met a stranger on University Avenue in Tucson.  It was during the school year, October or November, and Sherry and I were riding our bikes to Rocks and Ropes, the climbing gym.  We cut across campus and then headed south on University and then were right across from Frog-N-Firkin when a man said “hey!” […]


Comments Closed.

4th August 2011 | Closed

I’ve closed comments on this blog, mainly due to an abundance of spam.  Working on my spam filter is on my list, but until that happens… comments closed.  Feel free to use the contact form to send me a comment if you wish!