July 29, 2014

On July 29, 2013 I began a journey on Facebook to post one thing I was thankful for every day. It wasn’t for my friends or to show how damn cool I was, it was something I did for me, a chronicle of why I owe it to the universe to be thankful. In order […]

May 7, 2014

I call it a fable, because it may not even be true. It’s still a good fable. Picasso is sitting on a park bench sketching and a woman walking by recognized him. So excited to meet the great Picasso, she asked him to draw a sketch of her. He rolled to a new sheet on […]

December 7, 2013

Last weekend I had to put my sixteen year old Light Golden Retriever to sleep, then find a final place to rest her body and bury her. I didn’t tell many people about this because they would offer condolences, hugs, and extend sadness for my loss; it isn’t that I wouldn’t appreciate those things, but […]

August 26, 2013

This really happened. The boat you see in the background is the actual sheriff’s boat at the end of the story. Sorry for no pics of Uncle Bob, as you can tell I was focused on fishing. One of the things I always loved about Oregon was the abundance of fishing lakes. River fishing was […]

February 27, 2010

"A nation’s progress can be judged by how they treat their animals." -Gandhi Nefertitti and Cleopatra, both Siamese, both "runts" and the smallest cats ever . . . . About mid September 2009 my wife took our cat, Nefertitti, for a regular checkup at the Valley Animal Hospital in Grants Pass. Neffi is a small […]