Poetry & Prose

There has been an ongoing debate about whether dogs are smarter than cats or if other animals are as smart as people.

I came across three things recently that made me question whether I’m living in the same universe as everyone else. Maybe you can make sense of them.

For my Latin student of 52 years ago, Thomas Halley (1952-2017). Requiescas in pace, amice.

I recently learned that there are techniques for driving a hybrid car that actually improve the gas mileage (as if 50 miles per gallon isn’t enough).

Lately I've had more contact with those over age 85 than I've ever had in my life. It has been an eye-opening experience in many ways.

Do you use irony in your conversations? It’s when you say the opposite of what you mean.

Lots of folks make New Year’s resolutions, and I'm one of them. I even try to keep them. This year's resolution was to stop swearing. How about that.

You see them in the waiting areas of banks and car dealerships. There may even be donuts next to them. They’re part of a little oasis of hospitality in an otherwise sterile environment.

I’m not totally sure when it all started. What? The camera/phone fetish.

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