Category Archives: Random thoughts


It seems as though extremists on both sides love their party more than they love their country and the America media loves its ratings more than anything. Continue reading

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Doing His Best

Townes Van Zandt was a poet in the shadows. Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: On Wars and Rumors of Wars

Our scabs were torn off again, and my children’s hearts were too tender to hear the morning’s news and remain indifferent. Continue reading

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Falling Man

I wrote this last year to remember Jonathan and all the others who fell. Please take a minute to honor their memory today.

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Multicultural Eating

Houston is an eater’s dream. As an eater, this appeals to me. I am within twenty minutes of any sort of cuisine my little taste buds desire: Mexican, Tex-Mex, Vietnamese, Italian, French, Japanese, Thai, German, Soul, Indian, English, African, Greek, … Continue reading

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Nothing is more beautiful than good harmony, with a little accordion and mandolin…

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Silent Woman

“Lorena had her usual look-the look of a woman who was somewhere else.” -Larry McMurtry, Lonesome Dove The horizon hates me. It taunts me Dances, laughs, then leaves. I sit here, silent, dreaming, looking for tomorrow But tomorrow doesn’t want … Continue reading

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More Rabbit Trails

You know what they are…those completely unattached irrelevant tangents we all love:

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Words With Friends

Go git you some friends, and have some words with them… Continue reading

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Rabbit Trails

One of the pre-done tags on my little bloggy-desktop-y thing-y is “Random Thoughts”. Loosely translated, those are Rabbit Trails. Like your boss, pastor or history professor runs down gleefully, wandering off of perfectly good Main Topics willy nilly, for no … Continue reading

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