An Embarrassment of Riches

I started writing this post on Christmas Eve 2018, three days after my party celebrating my retirement from the City of Folsom after 21 years of service. The good, the bad, the punching walls in stalls of the ladies’ room so I wouldn’t punch an actual person, such as that annoying next door neighbor that […]


I am standing upon the seashore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until at length she hangs like a speck of white cloud just where the sea and sky come […]

Note to Self

“To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” -Socrates It’s not about having everything be the way you want it to be; it’s about having a chance to change the way things are. It’s not abut how many people care about you; it’s about listening to the people who tell you the truths you don’t […]