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]

Spending Time At Hogwarts [More Pics Added]

Sadly, I had to wait until I was over 50, but I've officially visited the School of Hogwarts. No, not as a student but as a teacher. The school has tirelessly requested my assistance for years, but my busy schedule hasn't allowed me to visit. Finally, let the advanced education begin! 😊🤣😂 Happy Halloween Joseph … Continue reading Spending Time At Hogwarts [More Pics Added]

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

Causing Pain, That Other, Ugly Coping Skill

"So, what did the doctor tell you this morning," he asked his wife, struggling to hide an ugly scowl on his thin, dark features. A sudden wave of sadness filled her mind as a single tear tried to fall from one tired eye, but didn't. The room seemed unnaturally quiet as the woman prepared to … Continue reading Causing Pain, That Other, Ugly Coping Skill

The Dam Is Breaking, An Analogy, Edited & Remastered

For Generations, the Dam has been deteriorating. Beneath the surface, dark forces have worked incessantly. Every conceivable weakness has been manipulated and exploited. Nobody has been spared. Fueled by an agenda of madness, time and pressure have been weaponized into something that is never silent, never sleeping, always speaking, and forever casting its craft upon … Continue reading The Dam Is Breaking, An Analogy, Edited & Remastered

The Tour

Summer evening in Denver, Colorado, about 20 years ago. I was undergoing treatment for drug dependency. My counselor had a way of getting his point across. We piled into a large white van and drove from the treatment center to stop number one. We would visit three locations that night, each time taking enough time … Continue reading The Tour

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