Lately I have been finding that mentally I feel like I am still in my 30’s with lots of time for life plans. Then I either stop and think about my actual age, or I’m carded, for what seems almost anything now, and it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’m moving along in … Continue reading Time
What do you see when you see the image above? For you it’s just a key. Probably a motorcycle since it’s stamped Honda. For me it holds a lot of memories from 46 years ago. It’s also demonstrates the new Apple iOS 16 feature of being able to grab an image out of a photograph. … Continue reading Memories
Today would have been my brother’s 62nd birthday. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to see him for 46 years. Kevin Becknell 1960-1976 You see I last saw him when I was six. He was killed November 1976 by a drunk driver. He was on his motorcycle coming home from his part-time job at the local … Continue reading 46Years!
In the end.
Ever wonder where people end up in the end? Those who step on and over others to get a head? Those who have to accumulate all the material things in the world for themselves? This isn’t all but the ones who wouldn’t lift a finger to help someone less fortunate? This is where we all … Continue reading In the end.
Rest In Peace Judy
One of my neighbors came out to tell me last night about our neighbor, Judy. She passed away in her home last Sunday morning. I knew she was battling cancer and I would see her from time to time going to her door, checking the mailbox or sometimes going to her car. So this past … Continue reading Rest In Peace Judy
Alec Baldwin Movie Set Tragedy
I’ve never cared for Alec Baldwin as a human being. He is someone who reminds me of a bully and his politics and antics just made that feeling stick more to where I didn’t actively watch his content. However, I can’t begin to imagine what horror you must feel realizing you were instrumental in the … Continue reading Alec Baldwin Movie Set Tragedy
The inner voices.
People are so afraid of dying. They aren’t living to begin with. They are like mass. They exist and take up space.
I will never forget.
I will never forget this day. I’m presently watching the streaming of the reading of names in New York and the service at the Pentagon. They started playing Amazing Grace and as much as I try I can’t stop tears recalling that day. A person jumping to escape the flames from one of the towers … Continue reading I will never forget.
I have a coworker who’s about to lose her father to cancer. It’s sucks! It’s those moments you want to give some kind of encouragement but you know having gone through this with my own father there are no words you can really say. He’s 81. She showed me a video she recorded about a … Continue reading Death
This evening around 11 PM will mark 19 years since my father passed away. The July 4th holiday has been a mixed bag ever since. This photo is from when my father was in the Army during the Korean War. It was one of the hardest periods of my life. It was as if nature … Continue reading My father