Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue



NOTE: My wife (Bethany or Annie or “Li’l One” as my Auntie Brenda calls her) decided she wanted to take over much of my column space this week, and I’ve known for quite some time that “if mama ain’t happy, nobody’s happy.” So, without further ado or adon’t, here’s Annie! Aaaaahh! Summer! It finally arrived!—a few weeks ago, at least […]

Out of the Blue



This will quite likely be the shortest column I’ve ever written in this paper. Simple and succinct with some pretty pictures to illustrate it. But can I resist a bit of a tangent, a small aside, before writing it? I think not. I get “I never see you anymore now that you’re married” often. I’ve considered (but so far successfully […]

Out of the Blue



It’s been a long day washing windows. The current job has more than 180 of them, some quite large, and most of them haven’t been cleaned in probably close to a decade. Cobwebs, dirt, dust and dead grass inhabit the nooks and crannies. I’ve had easier jobs. I’m not complaining; more than anything, it’s been a labor of love at […]

Out of the Blue



Photo by Ian Espinosa on Unsplash.AUTHOR’S NOTE: It’s been some time since I’ve shared an excerpt from the book I’ve been writing for way too long, but after taking a leap of faith to start a small business—as my dog says, “In Case you didn’t know…se… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. […]


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