That’s it. Baltimore Ave. It was never really a destination, but it was certainly along the way. I used to ride the 34 trolley along the tracks from City Hall, or from 40th Street, all the way down the line to 58th or 60th and Baltimore Ave. every day on my way home. Home was … Continue reading Baltimore Ave.
These storms come heavy Moody like jazz Fat drops in rhythm Pounding down steady A slash of lightning Brilliant as day But only for a moment Before thunder booms Like a pounding bass Echoing for miles Desperate to get home But lost along the way This Oklahoma swoon Shackled to night’s shadow Haunting in its … Continue reading This Endless Refrain
Well, I am officially a student again, 10 years after I thought I had left for good. It’s funny how the future comes full circle back into the past and then forward again. It all started (again) a few weeks ago when I realized I hadn’t done any sort of professional development for nearly 3 … Continue reading EDU 524
“What do you love doing that you wish you could get paid for?” If I could get paid for blogging I most certainly would, and in a heartbeat, but the way bloggers get paid these days is usually by selling their souls. You know what I mean, either allowing ads on their blog or making … Continue reading 300 Writing Prompts: #59
I never realized how much I relied on my iPod until it deleted all of my songs. For years I had stored songs just on my iPod instead of in iTunes because I had run out of space on my external hard drive and I figured, “I will never remove these songs from my iPod … Continue reading In Mourning, In Memoriam
Dear Journal, I used to draw these stick figures, you know the kind, with the huge heads and tiny bodies. They looked like they would tip over more often than not if they were 3-dimensional. I always drew the bodies first too, so they looked like Jack Pumpkinhead when his pumpkin head got knocked off … Continue reading Dear Journal: Stick Figures