And now, abortion …

I used to be opinionated. Dogmatic, if you will. When I was younger I voiced my opinions and never thought much about why I felt the way I did – or  why I thought I felt as I said I did. But now. Now that I am older, I look back and realize I claimed to…

Just how sweet is that sugar?

So I’m just going to go right out and say it … because there is absolutely no way (unless I’m a monkey’s uncle) that anyone can read a prompt such as “Pour Some Sugar On Me”, and not have their mind drift to the well … to the erotic. Am I right? You know I’m…

Do these pants make me look fat?

People have an inept way of making other people feel like crap. You ever notice that? Like how you can be having an absolutely awesome day, and then — then some jerk flips you off when you switch lanes. Or some lady gives you a dirty look when you’re standing in line, waiting, patiently ……

Why don’t we STRIVE for excellence always?

“It seems that every life form on this planet strives toward its maximum potential…except human beings. A tree does not grow to half its potential size and then say, “l guess that will do.” A tree will drive its roots as deep as possible. It will soak up as much nourishment as it can, stretch as high…

When you see dirt under someone’s fingernails …

Children – young children – don’t notice the dirt under someone’s fingernails … especially when they’re handing you a slice of birthday cake. And if they do, they don’t think much of it other than that the said someone needs to wash their hands. When I was young – say six, seven … nine, ten…