Kicked a Stone – Octember threeteenth, 2002

spwilcen All walks in life are not scenic rural paths or bustling city avenues. Rather enjoy megastore parking lots.  It you’re alert and any kind of observant, you’ll chance across an abandoned penny here, another there. Now and again a nickel or a dime. It’s rare but you might be the first to happen byContinue reading “Kicked a Stone – Octember threeteenth, 2002”

Five Minutes – Octember 5, 2022

Black Magic: the early yearsgraphix: spwilcen Prologue Having practiced Life in Five-minute Segments1 for an immodest number of years, I’ve become quite adept at capitalizing on those miniscule opportunities.  Especially when infrequent, I selfishly use them to do things I want to do.  Shaving, tying my bootlaces, checking the oil level on Black Magic, thoseContinue reading “Five Minutes – Octember 5, 2022”

Character – Octember 4, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Just yesterday or the day before, I don’t remember and being an old fart, I’m entitled to forget, in fact might be chastised if I didn’t routinely forget, but I let the keyboard post a piece about children becoming adults.  The tragedy of it, that is. It might speak to the strength ofContinue reading “Character – Octember 4, 2022”

The Problem – Octember 2, 2022

Opinion graphix: spwilcen The problem with children… …is that they grow to be adults. — Originally, the keyboard wrote “grow up to be adults.” Which implies “up” is an improvement or maturation. Neither of which is correct.  I submit maturation into adulthood or abandonment of childish wisdom is a tragic loss. Children are not toContinue reading “The Problem – Octember 2, 2022”

Kicked a Stone – Septembler 30, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Perhaps on long walks, I should ignore my inner voice. Or walk different routes so singular scenery steals attention from pernicious perplexities. — Challenging life sometimes mimics breathing in a sandstorm.  There are resources: Confused by finance, ask a banker.Should eternity escape comprehension, hear a shaman.When fidelity seems undefinable, observe your neighbor.Worried overContinue reading “Kicked a Stone – Septembler 30, 2022”

Roger and Larry – Septembler 23, 2022

graphic schtuff: spwilcen Lexiphobes: spend five bucks, get change back! Want rain? Best get you some clouds first Trusted Weathermen “Gonna rain today, Larry.” “There’s not a cloud in the sky, Rodge.” “Dan E says so.” “Guy out in Jackman County?” “Yep.” “Dan’s a weatherman now?” “Better.” “How is that?” “He was a farmer theContinue reading “Roger and Larry – Septembler 23, 2022”

It’s Okay to Lie to Your Children – Septembler, 20, 2022

all this graphix junk: spwilcen Sarcastic opinion, kiddies.No worries, Lexiphobes, not even five bucks Momma said “If you keep making that face, Junebug, it’s gonna freeze like that for the rest of your life.” Which explains, why so many {expletive} butt-ugly people are running around today – Momma was right. Eat your broccoli No, notContinue reading “It’s Okay to Lie to Your Children – Septembler, 20, 2022”