8th Sin: Inactivity

The final straw that broke the back was plain and simple, your inability to act. When asked for something so minute, you degraded the thought and became deaf-mute. Having slept in your bed the night before and dodged your nightmares and restless snore, I was totally confused and then hell bent on a final release…

Terminal Madness

Never alone in the confines of hangars and gates, I am prone to commentary on the journeys and fates of terminal people. World class travelers unknowingly watched, are fabricated and keenly swatched  into groups of threaded tales. With stories behind their status-filled cases as footsteps pound in leather and laces, I am sentenced to terminal madness in dire straits due to my…

If P.O.P. Culture Is To Blame, Who’s Next?

It amazes me how quickly and how easily the fingers are pointed when it comes down to holding someone accountable for their thoughts which most frequently turn into words we wish had gone unnoticed. While there is a public and professional persona that we must never lose sight of, there is an underlying theme that…

16 TONS

Every day, every hour, every minute, I could save a life or bear witness to end it. At the crossroads of joy and despair there’s imminent danger and subliminal care. The faces I never see yet life experiences engulf me to whatever degree that is possible in a fleeting moment and unforgiving unless I own…

Those Who Can…..Teach!

I am a lifelong learner.  I realized this a long time ago as many lessons have been learned through phases of my life that never could have been taught in the classroom.  Having been a facilitator/trainer in a few of those phases, I have come to understand that although there isn’t always a traditional setting for learning, …

Snarky Smirkers: Beware

I love to hear words that were used at a time when life wasn’t so complicated.  While it may not have been the simple life, in comparison to some of the modern-day phraseology that is going on now, I find comfort in hearing the words, phrases or even music that soothes my soul and takes…

With Or Without You: Complex

Since you’re such a numbers person, let me put it this way… In a short period of time, you’ve gone from 360 to zero, The temperature and direction of my affection has changed from hot to cold and north to south. First I gave 16 years, and then 90 more days was added to the…