FMM

Five Minute Memoir quip #431 I'm wondering ... How often do you suppose we unintentionally become the a$$- - - in someone else's story? I was on the beach yesterday as the tide was coming in. My wife and I had to move our chairs and all our gear back several yards to avoid being…

Influential VIII

I just recently wrote about the perks of the writing life including that I can work anywhere, anytime. Another is that my writing life is filled with music. As I type this post, I'm sitting on Cocoa Beach (How does the song go? Got my toes in the water, ass in the sand ...?) And…

The Literary Life

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the [sand by the sea] on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." ―John Lubbock, The Use Of Life Seems like the perfect quote to adapt and share…

Influential VII

By this point I can forego the lengthy introduction of this series of posts. You get it. If not, look through older posts and you'll discover a pattern. You're sharp, that way. In no particular order, here is-- Post Seven of Ten It was the size of a suitcase. Dad somehow managed to get it…