Long Summer Into Darkness

The days grow longer and the sun gets higher in the sky.  We call this time period on this planet, SUMMER.   The funny thing about summer.  It never lasts. Or does it?  Officially summer registers only 3 months out of 12 on the calendar.  Or so we have been taught to believe.   What if I … Continue reading Long Summer Into Darkness


I have been silent. I have been silent long enough. I have been silent for too long. Covid-19 has forced me into silence, so I tell myself.  But that is not the whole truth. The whole truth is I was tired.  I was mentally drained. I was shut down by social media. I almost gave … Continue reading Silent

It’s Late

I didn't fully understand what being conservative was or meant back then.  But I do remember my professors telling me what I should think.  I even had an English professor tell me I should have been grateful for having been assigned my term paper topic.  My topic was on a black man named Arna Bontemps.  


Weekend By Rod Eccles As I write this, it’s the beginning of the weekend.  An American weekend.  It’s not the heart of summer.  It’s not a holiday.  But it’s a celebration in any event. It’s an American weekend.  Americans will be out mowing their laws, doing maintenance on their homes, working on their cars, spending … Continue reading Weekend