9th Grade Coffee Mornings

My mother began to make regular stops at a downtown Tim Hortons location on the way to work in the mornings. As a youth on my way to school with a penchant for junk food, this was great. If I didn’t feel like eating toast and cereal I went with coffee and donuts from the […]

Moving On

Most of us have been there. Some of us are there now. Fading are the days of people keeping the same job for several decades before waltzing into retirement. Those kinds of stories are so rare now that they make the news. Most if not all of those stories are pretty amazing to read. There […]

Madeira Beach Moon Shine

Won’t be seeing it this December. Will have to wait another year. The picture represents a wide path. Morning, afternoon and evening runnings along the Gulf Coast. I’ll turn around somewhere before St. Pete’s in one direction, Clearwater in the other. You can be surrounded by cold beers and simple cheers. Walk anywhere to get […]


  Robert Herjavec (Known to people from TV’s Shark Tank, Dragon’s Den) once said something about not understanding people without ambition. It knocked me out. I instantly developed a better understanding of myself. Understanding a little bit about what drives people to do more and make their lives better. The content on these pages is […]

Real Writing Reflections

Fairly recently, I attended a comedy show at a local club. Once in a while it is worth going to see someone try to deliver the goods live on stage. The mid-card comedian bombed very badly. So badly that they were booed off the stage. The material wasn’t working and the audience responded swiftly. I […]