Driving a car has been a cultural phenomenon in this country for many years. The history is long and usually disturbing; however, my experience has been overall positive. I purchased a new car after my previous car was flooded in one of those famous Florida hurricanes. That car barely made it to 10,000 miles, and […]
I will admit this season has been a tough one for me with ever-changing societal rules and work schedules. The need for a break in the depths of winter is nothing new. The plane from Chicago to Tampa was packed and for a moment I almost forgot I was a Florida native. It is hard […]
More people on the road this day If only I could find my way Unaccustomed to a long commute I journey on without a suit The threshold warns of the old rules If only they would apply in schools I hear voices, unburdened from wearing a mask I try to focus on my task Meeting […]
The constant change is all aroundExcept the snow that’s on the groundEach day the same inside my homeAll I want to do is roam More people sick than I can countThe numbers always seem to mountAnd so I hide behind my wallsNo one to see, no one to call I build a world inside a […]
Professional Life: 2021: My day-to-day work life did not have a dramatic change like it did back in 2020. I am still under the same larger department, but the product line is more streamlined. Instead of handling individual’s money, I am working with business owners to offer their employees life insurance. In my previous role, there were at least five different […]
A slowly rising alarm breaks my restless sleep on my first day. I go to the window to open the curtain and I am greeted by pure darkness. Artificial light is my early morning companion. Following my normal routine of making a large breakfast brings a sense of stability to this rather odd day. I make my way onto the interstate […]
Life Update after being in Illinois for 3 years.
Hazel eyes stare into a virtual worldSocial guidelines restrict movementWeather brings darkness, even at middayThis is not a temporary fantasyNo willpower can resolveHope for a certain future waversDeeper still into the depthsMental acuity replaced with foggy uncertaintyThe pounding rain intensifiesMatching the turmoilModern conveniences offer no respiteHuman contact awaits
Can we at least locate a future date online?
Nocturnal by natureCreated for comfortMy master controls me An array of colorsOnly the bestNothing like my boring cousins Awake or asleepThey have no in-betweenFollowing the old ways I am the futureEvolved from demandUseful Working together as oneA simpler world is bornNo rest for the weary