The Bay Area Bad Guys

   Reviews Dedication This Novel is dedicated to all the people who believe in making that little extra effort to live a good life. A law-abiding life where you treat others the way you want to be treated. The world is becoming filled with evil, it must not be allowed to prevail. I wrote on … Continue reading The Bay Area Bad Guys

Family Dinner Out

If one of your late ancestors were to come back from the dead and join you for dinner, what things about your family would this person find the most shocking? Modern Families Somebody in our family got the idea a while back that it would be just great if we all got together and had … Continue reading Family Dinner Out

Dark Dwindling Days

You might still be in that bed that is becoming so hard to crawl out of,  your eyes half closed. It is tempting to stay there in peace with low pain.  Your morning bathroom stop gets longer, sitting on the toilet for half an hour hoping for the prune/bran/apple cocktail to work. You might be … Continue reading Dark Dwindling Days

Otto Warmbier Suffered Extensive Brain Damage, Coroner Confirms My idea of how this young man died from lack of oxygen to the brain is possibly way out in left field. I thought I would share it anyhow. I have sleep apnea and when I fall asleep in my recliner chair my head automatically hangs forward because I do not lay my chair … Continue reading Otto Warmbier Suffered Extensive Brain Damage, Coroner Confirms


Twisted This week, show us something that doesn’t maintain a straight line. Twisted Hay My great-grandfather came to the United States from Norway in the 1880s. He and his family settled in Dakota Territory, it is now called South Dakota. They lived in a hillside dugout and later a sod house near a small town … Continue reading Twisted

A Tribute to Grandmothers

A Tribute to Grandmothers My grandfather was born in Norway in 1886 he came to America in 1890 with his father , mother, brother and sister. Grandmother was born in Northern Finland or Lapland in 1886. She came to America with her family around 1890 also. Both families ended up in Michigan in the copper mining District … Continue reading A Tribute to Grandmothers

Partake of the Elixir

Partake Partake of the Elixir I had a deep desire to partake of the secret elixir. I watched my grandfather from a distance as he proceeded to the old nail keg out in his workshop. From my Hiding Place in a far shadowy corner I watch him lift an empty burlap bag from an old … Continue reading Partake of the Elixir