EARTH STILL ABIDES – GEORGE R. STEWART

When I first read Earth Abides by George R. Stewart more than 40 years ago, it wasn't newly published, but it was new to me. Unlike many other books I have read and forgotten, Earth Abides has stayed with me. I've returned to it many times in recent years, but there was a period of almost 30 years … Continue reading EARTH STILL ABIDES – GEORGE R. STEWART

BATTLE AT SQUIRREL PASS – GARRY ARMSTRONG

In Dog Town, possession is 100% of the law. It's a standoff right now with Gibbs staring down Bonnie who temporarily has possession of the prized squeaky squirrel. But the drums are beating and troops have been summoned to peacefully settle what could be a violent clash. The situation has been escalating. It began peacefully enough … Continue reading BATTLE AT SQUIRREL PASS – GARRY ARMSTRONG

I’LL BE A STRUMMING FOOL IN 2017

NEW HORIZON | THE DAILY POST So. I could post one of the thousands of sunrises, sunsets, ocean and mountain and forest vistas. But really? This year, I'm going to learn to really play the ukulele. Yup. I have a goal other than mere survival. I'm going to actually learn to play that instrument, or at … Continue reading I’LL BE A STRUMMING FOOL IN 2017

PAPER COVERS ROCK – ROCK BREAKS SCISSORS – SCISSORS CUT PAPER

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge – December 7, 2016 "Paper covers rock, rock breaks scissors, scissors cuts papers," we would chant. It wasn't a game, really. More like a way of choosing. Picking who would be on the this team or that, who was in, who was out. And finally, what about scissors? Don't have … Continue reading PAPER COVERS ROCK – ROCK BREAKS SCISSORS – SCISSORS CUT PAPER