Tag Archives: death

One Particular Harbor

Some twenty years ago, as I was meandering through this thing called Life, I crashed in my sister’s basement for a while, as one chapter closed and I awaited for the next one to open.  Not to get all Philosophical,, but I’ve come to believe that there’s a reason for where you are at any particular moment. Continue reading One Particular Harbor

Unbreakable. Really?

During my lifetime, I’ve watched WAY too many movies.  I even had grand illusions of writing a screenplay or two during my early days, such as the yet to be released Sci-fi thriller  Work ‘Til You Die  “Government regulations allow all adults to remain on paid vacation from the ages of 18 to 55, at which time they go to work for the remainder of their lifetimes”. Continue reading Unbreakable. Really?

Why, Why, Why?

The old man had cried on and off over the past five days.

It’s not manly.  It’s not the way a man is supposed to act.  A grown man sobbing like a little girl.  A grown man tearing up during a chance encounter with a neighbor or with a salesperson who had simply said ‘have a nice day’. Continue reading Why, Why, Why?