Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It (for the science geeks among us)     I’ve always liked that expression about the eyes being the windows of the soul.  They are holes in our heads out of which the light of the spirit shines.  When … Continue reading

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Gammee’s Storytime

Gammee’s Storytime     May, 2095.  Evening came at last, and with it a welcome cooling.  It was down to 112 now, almost bearable.  The old woman ambled slowly past the vapor condensers, briefly reading the gauges.  She looked up at the … Continue reading

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Remembering Jerry

Remembering Jerry     Jerry was my big brother and only sibling.  I began this blog a year ago on his birthday, to honor his memory.  Now it posts on Mondays, and with the leap year, this first anniversary again falls on … Continue reading

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Rainmaker

Rainmaker hubris n : overweening pride or self-confidence:  ARROGANCE       The following is a lesson about the abuse of power, and the redeeming qualities of humility.     Back in the 1960s, my hippie days, a friend and I got stoned and … Continue reading

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Only a Matter of Time

Only a Matter of Time     The great New York Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, master of the unconscious one-liner, was once asked what time it was.  He answered, “What, you mean now?”  I was singing to my little vegetable patch one … Continue reading

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