Just In Time


I t’s not quite spring yet, but the weather is warming. Nature is starting its march toward the heat and humidity of summer. That’s good because it’s been a long and cold winter. We’ve all been through a lot. I’ve never lived in a time when there were so many big issues occurring at once.Continue reading “Just In Time”

Fast Car


B efore you ask, and I’m glad that you might, I’m good. I’ll stay on the lookout. As they say, no news is good news. B ack to my band of the hour. I’ve drenched the house in their music. They are very, very good. They may be one of the few “new” bands thatContinue reading “Fast Car”

On This Day


T oday is a big day. In New Orleans, January 6th marks the start of Carnival with a parade through The French Quarter and a streetcar ride. It only grows from here until the season ends on Mardi Gras Tuesday. More importantly, today marks the one year anniversary of the insurrection, storming and temporary takeContinue reading “On This Day”

Believe in Life


C atching up. Or, Ketchup. Just as I predicated, violence begets violence. There was a protest in Wisconsin. Black people came out to protest the Rittenhouse Verdict. Standing guard on the perimeter where serious looking Black men armed with long guns also known as AR-15s. That verdict made everyone fair game on the street. WeContinue reading “Believe in Life”

Thinking Of A Place


W hat remains. This is one of our storm ravaged trees. Branches are broken, but new leaves are sprouting up like today was spring and not fall. I’m not sure in what form the recovery will take, but at least nature is doing her work. All nature really wants is stasis. One way or another,Continue reading “Thinking Of A Place”

My Back Pages


T here’s a lot of reckoning and taking journeys through the past going on this house. We did a lot during the first lockdown. We stared to raise our heads and — BLAMMO — Delta-x and my own issues locked us down again. This time, it’s deep diving into past. I’ll think about my oldestContinue reading “My Back Pages”

Thinking of a Place


T here is a lot of talk about water, especially in the West. Climate change is creating havoc, not only with heat, but with fire and the use of water. In New Mexico the famous acequia system that provides water to farms has all but dried up. In California farmers are deciding which crops toContinue reading “Thinking of a Place”