Exchanging Courtesy

Catchy phrases occur in everyday conversation.  One would be hard pressed to navigate any day without hearing at least half a dozen colloquialisms. If you think you are typically immune to hearing these oft-repeated idioms, let me mention a few for you. “It is what it is.” “Easier said than done.” “Keep an eye on […]

You Write Something With Substance If You Don’t Like It

Everyday, most hours, and often into the night, we are surrounded by other people. We are neighbors whose lawns share an invisible, yet, dividing line.    We are two panes of glass and eight feet apart as we crawl through traffic.  We bump shoulders as I enter a store and you brush past with your […]

The Tower

Each evening, Paris returned to the tower. Sometimes, he returned when the sun shone radiantly in the sky, and its warmth still lingered on the walls and windowsills he passed on his route home.  Many people were about at this time, scurrying around like beetles at their agendas and errands.  He passed a scholar on one corner, and […]

Creativity, Productivity, Madness

Have you heard of the latest trend in entertainment?  Or, maybe it was a trend in stress relief?  Actually, I’ve heard it referred to as a creative outlet, maybe that is what it is? This trend would be that of adult coloring books.  Wait, hold on, am I referring to a coloring book filled with […]