On Monday, October 24, we had to put down our 16-year-old dog, Lucky. We knew he was old and wouldn’t last forever, but that doesn’t make it any easier. We discovered that he had cancer on Friday. By Sunday he had deteriorated so much that he couldn’t stand or walk. We had to carry him … Continue reading TO LUCKY by ELLIN CURLEY
I'm not sure what caused it. Might be post Cubs victory euphoria, or the oldies radio station mix of Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Tony Bennett. My mind was drifting away with Roger Williams and "Autumn Leaves" as I pulled off I-91 in Connecticut. A pit stop for mind and body. I was returning home from … Continue reading LATE AUTUMN JOURNEY – GARRY ARMSTRONG
Another week has run away. Left me in the dust. Maybe it's just me, but time seems to have sped up and each time I look up, a week, two weeks, a month is gone. Now, it's November. So soon. And the election is next Tuesday. Garry is in New York. I'm here in the … Continue reading GIBBS: THE WEREWOLF OF UXBRIDGE – BASE BEAST IN A SMALL TOWN
CHAOS VS. DISORDER | THE WORDPRESS WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE Chaos is not the same as disorder. It's not the same as random, wild, or unplanned. Chaos is the void before the universe existed. Or the hysteria following an explosion. It's the effect on a social entity (city, town, region) of a hurricane, tornado, or earthquake. … Continue reading WHAT IS CHAOS?