The Tomato Plant [Extended Version]

For this piece, I used two characters from my novel, but it's not an excerpt. It was inspired by an actual tomato plant in a large hanging cage. Similar to the one shown . . . but bigger and . . . well . . . slightly demonic looking. The Tomato Plant As promised to … Continue reading The Tomato Plant [Extended Version]

The Dam Is Breaking [possibly an analogy]

For centuries, the Dam has been eroding. Beneath the surface, dark forces have worked tirelessly to seek out and exploit any and all possible structural weaknesses. Fueled by an agenda of madness, time and pressure have been fashioned into a weapon. The enemy will never lay down it's sword. The city beneath the towering structure … Continue reading The Dam Is Breaking [possibly an analogy]

It’s True – Food Delivery Drivers Are Picking At Your Food

US Foods, a nationwide food supplier, gathered information from 500 food delivery drivers and over 1500 customers in the United States who use apps such as UberEATS, GrubHub, Postmates, and DoorDash. Sadly, 54% of the drivers were tempted to nibble at the food they were transporting. Half of those individuals graduated from the temptation to … Continue reading It’s True – Food Delivery Drivers Are Picking At Your Food

CNN, From Fame To Fake

This Morning I remember the CNN of old, particularly during Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Like much of the world, a large portion of my free time was spent glued to the television, watching Anderson Cooper and the bombing highlights. It was the first we were able to watch war live on television. I was … Continue reading CNN, From Fame To Fake

Synchronicity Definition

I frequently hear, read, and use this word. I thought it would be interesting to post the definition. Here are two different but similar definitions of [Synchronicity]. The simultaneous occurrence of events which appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection. An apparently meaningful coincidence in time of two or more similar or identical … Continue reading Synchronicity Definition

Lions, And Tigers, And Bears!

In 1939 Judy Garland and The Wizard of Oz made this line famous. Lions and Tigers, and Bears, oh my! Since then, these words have been hijacked repeatedly for a variety of reasons. First, I'd like to say the following has little to do with my previous drug use. In all of my life, I've … Continue reading Lions, And Tigers, And Bears!

Achievement & Avoiding Entanglement [Re-Post]

[Thoughts] Now in mid-June, I cannot help but look back at how much has transpired since I wrote this piece. Sober is still power! [Original Post] Twenty-four days after moving to Texas, I interviewed for and secured employment. This was five weeks ago. During those five weeks, I've had the opportunity to drive and operate … Continue reading Achievement & Avoiding Entanglement [Re-Post]