Untitled 9/2003

There was a hard rain as I leftA sudden deluge really, thick sheetsI thought to myself, “This can’t be good.”Still I drove on. The two lane road leading out, reduced to one for constructionDelayed 15 minutes, “Oh this is nice, it never seems to end I tell ya.”Still, I drove on. I went through manyContinue reading “Untitled 9/2003”

Our Villian Enters the Room

Today, I watched The Joker. Within the first few minutes he was assaulted and as I often do when seeing scenes such as this, a deluge of empathetic pain flooded my mind. Survivors of trauma share a kinship through pain. Perhaps knowing the character’s story through the various narratives in existence gave me pause toContinue reading “Our Villian Enters the Room”

Speech 2 – Clay Speech

For the life of me, I couldn’t think of a decent title. Who among us has not seen the movie, Ghost?  I still often forget that I am now of the age where my references can fall into the generational chasm so please just bear with me for a moment.  For those of you whoContinue reading “Speech 2 – Clay Speech”

Are We Headed Where We’ve Already Been?

Often, we look to our past while walking in the present on our way to our future.  The biggest challenge is making sure you don’t smack into a wall because you aren’t paying attention.  Please welcome our speaker as he shares his thoughts by posing a question, “Are we going where we’ve already been?” WithContinue reading “Are We Headed Where We’ve Already Been?”

Ya Gotta Start Somewhere…

“He doesn’t want supporters, he wants sycophants.” I thought that as I sat down at my desk this morning, the news playing in the background. I don’t want this first post to come from a place of divisiveness, so I’ll save political rantings for another time. Speaking of time, as I gaze backwards about 42Continue reading “Ya Gotta Start Somewhere…”