Random Writing – It’s HOT outside!!!

Summer is definitely here. Although it says it’s only eighty-seven degrees, it feels more like it’s one hundred and seven degrees. I realize that accurate temperatures are supposed to be measured in the shade and I was sitting in the direct rays of the sun, but still, it’s hot! I sometimes wonder how people beforeContinue reading “Random Writing – It’s HOT outside!!!”

100 Days of Writing – Day Six

“Old ways won’t open new doors.” What does this quote mean to you? If I keep doing the things I’ve always done, I’m going to keep getting the results I’ve been getting. If the results of my efforts are desirable, then I likely should keep doing the same thing. If the results are undesirable, thenContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Six”

Random Writing – Synchronicity in Real-Time

I have a friend named Michael who I often see at the local cafe’. I consider him to be a learned person, although like most of us, has challenges in life. The discussions he and I have cover a wide range of topics, but regardless of what we might be talking about, I always tryContinue reading “Random Writing – Synchronicity in Real-Time”

100 Days of Writing – Day Four

Your best self… Consider when you have been at your best. What was happening? What were you doing? Who were you with? How did it feel to be your best self? I feel at my “best” when I’m in a classroom teaching. I don’t know that there’s been any particular moment I’m recalling, just aContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Four”

100 Days of Writing – Day Three

When you were a kid,,, What activities did you love as a kid but have since dropped? When I was a child the thing I remember most is loving to ride my bicycle. My grandfather repaired bicycles and I usually had a good bike to pick and choose from. The one I remember riding mostContinue reading “100 Days of Writing – Day Three”

Random Writing – “The Crowded Cafe”

I am in the Barnes and Noble Cafe on a drizzly Monday afternoon. The tables are abuzz with all sorts of activity and conversation. Two young lads are reading their manga books intently, as they turn the pages from back to front. Another man pours over blueprints of some sort, seemingly figuring an estimate forContinue reading “Random Writing – “The Crowded Cafe””

Random Writing – “The Tube”

The glass tube,,, filled with various components designed to allow one to hear from others around the world. There’s no telling what news has made its way through this electronic feed. News of both victories and defeats, beautiful music and somber tones. Now it sits idly by, never to be heard from again, as silentContinue reading “Random Writing – “The Tube””