Back in Alaska for the third time this winter, and coupled with the two years we lived here previously, I’m think I may be starting to understand the attraction of the mountains […]
Retired teacher. 33 1/2 years experience in public schools at middle and high school levels. Trained in English and special education. Taught basic writing skills for 5 years at community college level. Practiced writing all my life in a variety of forms - poetry, short story, essay, novel. Currently living in Florida, absorbing the beauty of this piece of paradise, supporting my wife as she continues her teaching career and making this portion of my life the most awesome it can be.
Walk It Off
I didn’t think so at the time, but looking back at my childhood, the world was a pretty tough place. I grew up in a neighborhood of very active kids and very […]
Growing Up Tuff
I remember growing up in the 50s with a good deal of fondness. Yet when I think of specifics of those “happy days,” I picture our gang, and I picture the toughness […]
I’m Not Superman
The nubbins of a eureka came to me the other day. It was a friendly little nubbins – had a nice smile, an inviting smile but was as elusive as nubbins are […]
One Man’s Search for Meaning
Today I write with the official status of 2018 Nanowrimo Dropout. Yes, I know. There are five days left in the month, and I only have about 16,000 words to get to […]
I write again. Actually, that is misleading. I’ve been writing. Every day. I write again in this blog is an accurate statement. I found a couple of years ago that writing here […]
A Beautiful Early Spring Hike . . .
Joined by a pair of swans!
Springtime beauty in San Diego!