Category Archives: Fear

Moving On

Today I am wearing a tee shirt that says “If You Can Read This, You Are Standing Too Close”, a testament to the year we have just spent. When I bought it, I gave no thought to the possibility of … Continue reading

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Salvation

And when the door swung wide In the lustrous light stood a child Come, leave the darkness she said Cross over, join me in the light Your journey does not end here It simply changes form The you that you … Continue reading

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Sorting Through The Debris

The other day I was working with my archives and stumbled across a post I wrote back in 2012. It was when life was ‘normal’, the reality being that our normal still held it’s share of disasters. Many or most … Continue reading

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What Price Freedom

I have long been a student of the Civil War.  A time when, not unlike today, our nation stood divided.  Strongly held beliefs forcing the population into a state of denial that we could continue to exist as a nation … Continue reading

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Whispers

Not again he thought silently, slightly shaking his head as if warning them off.  Sounds, unintelligible, always lurking just beyond comprehension.  ‘Leave me alone’ he thought.  I already have enough problems without you adding to them. “What do you want”?  … Continue reading

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Lethal Injection

The following is a piece from 2013 and contains strong language and profanity   I sit on my cot, listening to the sounds that tumble about in the hall outside my cell.  I look up startled,  as the cell door … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello again all you admirers. Kramer here, back again for your amusement and education.  I thought I would start by updating you on the grooming thing. As I said in my last post, and I really hate to admit this, … Continue reading

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Turnabout

“Thank you. Thank you very much” Ed said to the young man in the hoodie that held open the pharmacy door as he drove his power chair through it. “I appreciate it”. The young man just nodded. Rolling through the … Continue reading

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Renewal

As the sun moved slowly toward the heavens And mountains annulled the remnants of the night. The moon acknowledged entrance of the sunrise Brooks and streams babbled in the light But the people unaware, instead embraced fear Consumed by the … Continue reading

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Have You Heard The One About

Trying to put a positive spin on today’s environment is kind of like taking a course entitled ‘Fun With Forensics’.  It’s probably not going to be fun at all and you are really only worried about getting a passing grade.  … Continue reading

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