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Fire and Fury and Floods and Life

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Fire and Fury. California is on fire. It’s like a big orange bomb has exploded across the sky and wiped homes off the map. Southern California is ablaze. Towns in Northern California have been vaporized. It happened fast, in the middle of the night, like a […]

BLACK JACK

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Losing a friend. Black Jack was a friend. He was a 14 year old Black Lab. He lived a wonderful life full of long walks, duck hunts, tennis ball retrievals and baked hams stolen from the kitchen counter when nobody was looking. If Labs are friendly, […]

Dark Veil of Hate

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy.™ The Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre. Like glass shattering in a quiet sanctuary, the breaking news disrupts a peaceful Saturday morning. SHOTS FIRED IN PITTSBURGH. MASS SHOOTING. MULTIPLE FATALITIES. The images are so sad, yet so predictable. SWAT teams. Armored Personnel Carriers. Families hugging, crying in the street. […]

That’s Why They Call It Dope, Dope!

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Pot Mafia. There is a growing contingent of American Marijuana Proponents who have gone from pot heads to boots on the ground marijuana militia. As the number of states legalize pot, the legion of cannabis crusaders grows exponentially. In the old days, pot heads took […]

Hurricane Florence

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Hurricane Florence. This Category 2 beast came across the outer banks at 100 miles an hour. Wind and water pummeled the Tar Heel state like a sand blaster ripping paint off an old Buick. People were evacuated. Rescue personnel responded. Media members stood in the gale, […]

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ That Little Tingle. It’s a thunderbolt down your spine. It’s an electric pulse across your consciousness. It’s the spark that ignites life’s internal fuse. The tingle inside you can be the difference between living life and going through the motions. The tingle is the excitement you […]

Sunday Morning

You Know What’s Crazy, I’ll tell you what’s Crazy™ Sunday Morning. Easy. Peaceful. Calm. It’s a day like no other. It’s the 7th day. Sunday is the signature on the bottom of a check that endorses a life rich in possibilities. Sunday is the day of rest. Sunday is a warm pillow that has just […]

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Fake News. I hate the appellation. Fake News! 2 words that question everything I do every day of my life. While I hate Fake News, I have bowed down to the thought that in some arenas, it’s accurate. Ok, there, I said it. And somewhere Edward […]

GANGSTER DISCIPLE MATTRESS KING

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Gangster Disciple Mattress King. It begins with a hail of gunfire outside a Dollar General Store. A man is shot in the back and is in critical condition. His girlfriend will call 911, screaming, frantic. “My boyfriend’s been shot, he’s bleeding. Help.” Meanwhile the get-a-way […]

My Little Fighter Pilot

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ MY LITTLE FIGHTER PILOT: My daughter called me today. There was a rainbow in her voice as she shouted into the phone: I GOT JETS! And with those 3 little words, a life long dream was realized. She was elated, beaming. I could hear it in […]