OIL TRUCKS, DOGS, AND AN EXTRAVAGANCE OF BARKING

We need an oil delivery. Last I looked -- about a week ago -- the gauge indicated just barely a quarter of a tank and it has been very cold outside. The heat has been pumping at a rate far above its normal, relatively languid rate. The truck is supposed to show up today. In … Continue reading OIL TRUCKS, DOGS, AND AN EXTRAVAGANCE OF BARKING

MARTYR – I’M NOT AND YOU AREN’T EITHER

I don't know any martyrs. Historically, there are plenty to choose from, but in the context of "real life," I don't know any. I'm not a martyr. Not even close. Whatever sacrifices I have made on behalf of my beliefs, they never came anywhere near martyrdom. Discomfort or disruption to your normal life does not … Continue reading MARTYR – I’M NOT AND YOU AREN’T EITHER