Monthly Archives: November 2017

Dust

My grandmother used to say, “if you have too many things in your house to dust, then you simply have too many things.” She was a bit toasty, my grandma… but not wrong. Looking around the room, it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Cold

Cold morning. Bitter cold. “As cold as a witches’ Nebraska.” So cold, I find myself bouncing from topic to topic, and sifting aimlessly through the ashes of a dozen superfluous ideas… just to stay warm. I’ve had a whirlwind of … Continue reading

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On Mirrors Edge

“A dull knife is far more dangerous than a sharp one.” Gaze too long into the depths of this simple sentence, and it will lend itself to being overly counter-intuitive. Tread lightly for just a moment. Be steadfast and wary, … Continue reading

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Waking Up

The favorite part of my day is waking up, regardless of what’s in my cup. Seriously. I’m thrilled each day to be a small part in the complex web of the living, to watch the sun rise over the tree … Continue reading

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Hanging In The Balance

A few idle thoughts about the USA. I’m just wondering, is this still the land of the free and the home of the brave, or is it over? Has decency become a thing of the past, like journalistic integrity? So … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Enjoy your day, and try to reflect on the good things in your life. That’s an order!  -I am Crandew

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Up In Yum

Years ago, long before I would realize just how much of an impact it would eventually have on my life, there was a guy I knew who loved his bourbon. An old blues man who played his electric piano, drank … Continue reading

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You Write Man

…you so write. Try as I will, I can never get away from simple wordplay. The bending and the shaping, the constantly hearing echoes in the pavement as I walk, it’s all tied together and packaged neatly in a box … Continue reading

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Again… Brace Yourselves

Cold, and soon to be dark… there’s no great way to tread lightly on a Monday. No way man. Right? It’s best to just follow the rules. I think the toughest part of Monday is that by it’s very nature, … Continue reading

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Suffrage

…and how it relates to more than anyone ever really expected; with roots that can closely define our human spirit. Not bad suffrage, not bad at all. Thought the following was an interesting definition: Suffrage is the right to vote in public elections. … Continue reading

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