Joy Joy Joy to the World

I know what to do, he sniffled, but I never seem to be able to get it done. I need a schedule. No, I need to go moment-by-moment and do what each moment requires. No, I need to put away childish dreams and be a grownup. No, I need to recapture the childlike wonder thatContinue reading “Joy Joy Joy to the World”

The man who turned off the news

He turned on the television to find anchors engaged in the everlasting search for the world’s bad stuff, compiling a log of people doing harm to one another, nature’s fury wreaking havoc on innocents, death and destruction both accidental and intentional, and, of course, members of the ruling class throwing insults, half-truths and outright liesContinue reading “The man who turned off the news”

You have the power

Listen, kid. Listen, lady. Listen, old man. You say you want to do something with this life? You’re not content and you want to change things? You say it doesn’t have to be this way? You’re right. So what are you going to do about it? It’s your life. You can fix it. You haveContinue reading “You have the power”

Hint: Pick 4

What to do when you capture lightning in a bottle: 1. Wait around with another bottle hoping it strikes twice. 2. Hug the bottle to your heart and never show it to anyone. 3. Put the bottle on a shelf or in a drawer and spend the rest of your days talking about that dayContinue reading “Hint: Pick 4”

“You can turn it off!”

This is a little tricky, because I’m trying to reach you amid the noise and the distraction, right through the telescreen. You may never find the message through all the clamor, or if you do, it will have been an accident that you found this — but what a fortunate accident. And here we are.Continue reading ““You can turn it off!””

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