Good morning. Winding my way down Baker Street with a nice cup of coffee.

Good morning Geeps. Winding my way down Baker Street with a nice cup of coffee.

Pro-Selfie

Pro-Selfie

So….we were discussing old bands and reliving rock concerts… Here’s a pic from 1977, on the way to see Bad…

So….we were discussing old bands and reliving rock concerts… Here’s a pic from 1977, on the way to see Bad…

The back cover of the Chicago Sun Times Special Supplement, April 21st 1968.

The back cover of the Chicago Sun Times Special Supplement, April 21st 1968.

If people bring so much courage to the world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them….

If people bring so much courage to the world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them….

“The violence, the hate, the looting and burning that spread across this nation after Dr. King’s death is something…

“The violence, the hate, the looting and burning that spread across this nation after Dr. King’s death is something…

A Man Who Tried To Love Somebody

A Man Who Tried To Love Somebody

I’m a bad ChicagoLander. I ♡ Green Bay.

I’m a bad ChicagoLander. I ♡ Green Bay.

Regression Therapy?

Regression Therapy?

My mother in law has been collecting newspapers since she was a teenager…. she passed them on to SuperDave today.

My mother in law has been collecting newspapers since she was a teenager…. she passed them on to SuperDave today.

Going Places

Going Places

Snaps from a recent trip to the Cultural Center…Heading back soon.

Snaps from a recent trip to the Cultural Center…Heading back soon.

#TBT

#TBT

Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

Tried something else new tonight, spicy roasted head of cauliflower. … it turned out excellent and it’s a bit on…

Hello There.

Hello There.

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Old School Camping

Old School Camping

I don’t want to brag, but… Santa brought me 52 classic vinyl treasures this year….then a few days later, one…

I don’t want to brag, but… Santa brought me 52 classic vinyl treasures this year….then a few days later, one…

Goodnight from the Panhandle.

Goodnight from the Panhandle.

Still waters run deep…

Oak and cypress trees without Spanish moss look lonely and cold to me, like they need someone to bring them a shawl.

#LoveWins

#LoveWins

Aquaholic

Loons

Flying High

I have a bit of a sordid tale to tell.  My mother would faint, for a number of reasons, if she heard this one.  Pray the Google Gods keep this one from her… Continue reading

On The Importance of Flatulence… or, Pull My Finger

Embarrassing Moments.  We’ve all got them…Here’s one of mine. I was 16. I was a contestant in a local teen pageant for the National trials of “Miss United Teenager”.  My mother was ecstatic.… Continue reading

Learning about the Rule of Thirds….

It’s a process, like most things worthwhile. I’ll keep plugging away at it until I get it right, or as right as is possible. Tenacity has it’s rewards.

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth… Continue reading

On Faith

Faith is not a delicate flower which would wither away under the slightest stormy weather. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Cave Point, Door County, Wisconsin

Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine. ~Slovakian Proverb

U.S. Dept. Of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, Station Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin

“The lighthouse and the lightship appeal to the interests and better instinct of man because they are symbolic of never-ceasing watchfulness, of steadfast endurance in every exposure, of widespread helpfulness.” – George R.… Continue reading

Paths and Trails

Don’t expect everyone to understand your journey, especially if they’ve never had to walk your path.

Peace

The lone introvert listens to the ocean waves and is replenished

Some Day Soon

An iMovie collage of photos and videos taken in the Northwoods of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Photos taken in the Summer and Fall of 2013. Music: Some Day Soon, by Red Tail Chasing… Continue reading

Ice Cream Truck Graveyard

A friend of mine wrote a creepy short story to accompany this photo I snapped yesterday. I think it’s a perfectly haunting, eerie tale, most appropriate for the ghoulish season upon us. ——————————————————————————… Continue reading

Some Bridges are Falling Down, Some Bridges are Still Around

Singer/Songwriter Jackson Browne is one of many who lends his musical talents annually to help rebuild some of our failing infrastructure.   When it comes to improving its infrastructure, America seems to be… Continue reading

Amber Fields of Grain

“If this invisible germ of life in the grain of wheat can thus pass unimpaired through three thousand resurrections, I shall not doubt that my soul has power to clothe itself with a body suited… Continue reading

Autumn Fields

“Corn and grain, corn and grain, All that falls shall rise again.”

On Imperfections

When we first opened our new offices in December of 2008, we were extremely proud of our efforts to plan the perfect space and atmosphere for our patients suffering from chronic pain. After… Continue reading

Be Careful not to slow dance with your Skeletons

Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don’t wear a watch, but your skeletons do,… Continue reading

On Purpose

Disclaimer: this post is going to be a little wordy. In 2009, I returned home to Jacksonville, Florida to spend a week at the beach with my old friend Libby. Libby and I… Continue reading