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The town drunks…

June 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

My walk wasn’t five minutes old this morning when the first shards of a smashed Miller Lite bottle appeared on the pavement. I didn’t have gloves, so I kicked [...]

Beating the rain…

June 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Here is the #1 rule for anyone walking when rain is forecast: “The rain shall fall hardest when the walker is furthest from home.” That’s how it works, and [...]

Make yourself useful…

June 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

When I was a kid not doing much, which was often, my dad would tell me – in jest, I think – to “Make yourself useful.” It’s been a struggle to [...]

Anger issues…

May 25, 2013 // 2 Comments

I think I have anger issues. This morning’s stroll started out so placidly but it wasn’t too long before the steam began to build. All it took was a [...]