You could call this a personal creative fiction journal about a world traveler and his evolving life.
He saw the warmth of Americans vanish with the once large friendly middle class. Was there a Camelot, when we thought of ourselves as a good nation?
The powers that be have been holding our country hostage since Reagan took away the power of the unions and Neoconservatives took over the Republican Party!
Will we ever stop our declining ways?
(sorry for typos!)
both of us must like the color, blue...
I love the Pacific and the blue sky...
I guess we must love blue
It's so much easier for the both of us when the meds start...
The sharp edge and the anxious irritability are gone..
when you polish off 4 beers in a row..(my last beers!)...it's easier to forgive you!!
This blog has been an open book for the people in my life of the past, the present and the future...
and for wayward bored surfers of the blogosphere
Will this ever turn into a book??
Where am I going with this other than just documenting my life and tying to figure out my own pursuit of happiness???...
but it's easier and more fun to share this crazy pursuit...
gotta make sure to wear our helmets...it could be a very bumpy ride!!
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i went downstairs to admire the almost full waning moon...
realizing my own mortality...
i think of a friend who had his wake up call at a much younger age
and then i get a glimmer of what my own mortality could be
when i walk across Hedges ave.
and suddenly see double with much better acuity...
it was bizarre
i closed either eye and didnt see double
but then I could walk just shutting one eye
to a chair
to see my beloved ocean one more time
and eat a halloween mini candy bar
the uneasy feeling wondering when the double image
fades away with each bite
a mini stroke....
and I hug my son that evening
and play frisbee with my son more than i ever have
having discovered my son's new toy hidden among
the seaweed about a 100 meters out from shore...
the feelings run across my mind that night,
with frustration at my own body's fragile shell
and the necessary need to establish the bucket list....