"Reality TV"? Please! You know I sat down to watch television the other night and one of those shows was on. I watched for a while, but when they began eating curdled blood balls, hidden in a plate full of live night crawlers, without using their hands, I had to turn it off. It reminded me too much of my job.I mean, hey, If I turn on the TV I want to see fantasy not reality. I don’t want to watch … [Read more...] about Reality TV..Really!
I can remember the first time I thought about war. I mean really thought about war. The hardest thing for me to understand was why? Why fight? I must have been about nine years old. It was summer, and I was sitting in my backyard, inside a wheelbarrow. On my chest my kitten was sleeping. The sunshine was warm and a gentle breeze was stirring the leaves of the cottonwood trees that towered over me. … [Read more...] about Reality?
I jumped from the old tractor tire and caught the faded green bar of what was left of our old swing set with my outstretched hands. I let go with my right hand as my feet finished their arc so that I could turn and face the tractor tire and jump back to it. This was my tenth summer and the southern Kansas sunshine felt warm and good on my face after being inside all morning.??"What are you … [Read more...] about The Raft
#1 There are some things in life I could live without, but not my nose. Constantly I rub it, scratch it, blow it, wipe it, sniff it, and push my glasses up on it (even when I’m not wearing them). Besides, without my nose, what would I do with my hands?#2 Life doesn’t seem real to me unless I see it on TV. If I know something big is happening, I want to watch the news. I’ll believe my team is in … [Read more...] about TotallyPaul’s Top Ten