Finders, Keepers?

I found a violin today. In my daily walk around the neighborhood in search of wild Pokemon, I happened upon a violin case, sitting on a capped vent near my house. The case was pretty ordinary, and a cursory inspection revealed that there was, in fact, a violin inside. There was no one in sight.…

What Do You Want To Read?

I’ve been trying to provide a good mix of content for people to read here on my blog, but after more than four years of weekly posts, I’m running out of ideas again. So I’d like to offer up some choices of subjects for future posts and have my readers vote on them. Please make…

Gratitude

It’s terribly easy to go through life feeling jealous and resentful of the things others have that you yourself do not. Instead, I want to take a few moments to call out some of the great things and wonderful people in my life who help me — sometimes daily — to get through the tough…

Ringing In The New Year

Happy New Year! The new year brings new excitement and new challenges, but first I’d like to take a moment to recap some of the highs and lows of the past years blogging efforts. First, I’m proud I posted as often as I did in 2017. My goal was to blog once a week, and…