Category Archives: Why is it?

On Being A Curmudgeon

On Being A Curmudgeon  When summer arrives just a bit too soon and gets one to complainin’ is there not then something wrong? Since the spring’s been mostly rainin’?   I’m thinkin’ that it must be the New Englander here inside … Continue reading

Posted in Americana, Elders, honesty, in my opinion, life, Life's Journey, old days, poet, reflections, Summer, thoughts, warning, Why is it? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Mr. Weber Died

    This poem is based on a true event of this past week, for no apparent reason the title (exactly as shown) appeared in my mind while I was futilely attempting to get to sleep. I only wish that … Continue reading

Posted in demise, Earth and Us, Family, life, Magic line, mortal coil, mourning, peace, poet, Poetry, soul, Spirits, stranger, thoughts, Why is it? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Hi, Neighbor

     Well, would you look at this, (please do) two consecutive days of new posts by yours truly. I don’t know how or why it happened all of a sudden, after what has been a significant creative drought, but … Continue reading

Posted in humor, illegal, mischievious, misery, Neighbors, night shades, passion, Peeping Tom, poet, Poetry, Summer, warning, Why is it?, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

What Is Luck?

    I haven’t written anything for a while and this came to me as I was “pondering” my life’s situations and I thought I would share a bit of my mindset with you this morning. I hope that you … Continue reading

Posted in children, Family, God, history, honesty, lifetime, Mother, Nana, poet, Poetry, ponderings, reflections, Why is it?, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Questions Of A Personal Nature

     This came to me a week or so ago, and it is a rather thought-provoking poem that elicited some  inner searching deeper than that which is my norm. But, I must confess that I am very pleased with its … Continue reading

Posted in Cross roads, Earth and Us, education, honesty, inner satisfaction, Judgment, life, Life's Journey, poet, reflections, soul, spiritual, thoughts, Why is it?, Words on Wanderings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Believe

     With respect for, and in regard to, my rights under the first and second amendments, here is just a note to those who think that we are a weak society and that terrorism will succeed in converting us … Continue reading

Posted in Americana, Freedom, God, innocent deaths, massacre, poet, spiritual, Sunday, The right to bear arms, violence, warning, Why is it? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Suggestions: Pro And Con On Seasonal Donations

I was sent this through e-mail and somehow managed to copy and paste it here.. The print and presentation leave a lot to be desired, but the message is very clear “some charities are much more charitable than others”.. Happy … Continue reading

Posted in education, honesty, inner satisfaction, military/veterans, pledge, truth, warning, wealth and worth, Why is it? | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments