In Piedmont Park

A friend and I had just eaten at one of my favorite mom and pop restaurants that has been in the family for over 60 years now, The Silver Grill, a meat and three veggies on the cheap. After dinner we decided to take a walk through Piedmont Park since the weather was really nice for July. We came across… Continue reading

Too Funny…

OK, some equal opportunity bashing… Two funny bumper stickers: Somewhere in Texas, a Village Is Missing Its Idiot And, next to a picture of Kerry and Edwards, Because they have more money and better hair This little tag is on clothing made in America and sold in France and is funny and unexpected. And for a little song that slaps… Continue reading

“Signs of the Times”

When I was a child growing up in the extreme right wing fundamentalist movement, I heard many gloom and doom sermons about the end times.  The good Reverend Jack Van Impe had heard from God many times that the world was going to end at least a dozen times by now.  He preached his sermons with such fervor that, as… Continue reading

Chi: Energy of Happiness

by: solala towler I found this attractive little coffee table book several months ago and picked it up on a whim. I read it this weekend and found it to be utterly delightful, along with Diet Coke with Lime! The author, a self-described musician, poet, and teacher, is the editor of The Empty Vessel, A Journal of Contemporary Toaism. I… Continue reading

To Twist a Phrase…

What if the hokie pokie is what it’s all about?! The LARGE PRINT giveth and the small print taketh away. Will you turn out to be the hero of your own life? When the terrified men on safari asked their guide what they should do about the hungry pack of wild animals encircling their tents, the guide responded, Stop acting… Continue reading