Happiness is the Key to Life

Life is always brand new…and every single next ticking second of the clock brings the opportunity for happiness. Monday, two days of designing and the cost of postage will disappear into a USPS mailbox. I’ll be sending samples of uniquely handcrafted fare to a newly opened boutique in Kentucky. Chance more than risk. This mayContinue reading “Happiness is the Key to Life”

Eighties Writer: Part Two

In the Fall of ’83 the following poem was published in the college campus literary magazine. It features a slice of time and my beloved 1979 Special Edition Trans Am that was left to me when my father died. The selection is appropriately titled: Trans Am. Reaching for the stars In ecstasy,Fits of passion comeContinue reading “Eighties Writer: Part Two”

Eighties Writer: Part One

Southeast Missouri State University, College years August 1980 – May 1984… Majoring in English… believing I could write. Here is the first poem published in our campus literary magazine – Fall 1981 – Title: My Feelings Feeling second hand Pumping words to this paperI find myself lost, not finding myself at all.Tired of searching, IContinue reading “Eighties Writer: Part One”

Fairy Fancy

Imagine the mystery of a Fairy. Imagine the hearts of those that believe in them. Imagine… Other than nursery rhymes, a more relevant exposure to Fairies came from my sister-in-law Kristi. She spoke of them as real creatures living in the ivy that surrounds a beautifully aged oak tree in her back yard. From timeContinue reading “Fairy Fancy”

Magic

The power of influencing the course of events by using mysterious or supernatural forces……. The power to make impossible things happen……. What is magic? After doing a great deal of research on the matter, I’ve discovered that magic is many things, and has been since the beginning of time. It maintains a definite parallel betweenContinue reading “Magic”