Making a Move

We do it for a lot of reasons. Health. Weight loss. Routine. Exercise can be a chore or something we look forward to, but we all need some. As I age, I notice how my metabolism slows. How after a longer hike my legs seem to take longer to recover. How my knees crack and…

The Weather Report

I leave my wool scarf at home and use my lighter coat. Under my workstation gray flats cover my feet. When the weather relents, I take advantage.  Closing time. The sun hasn’t set yet. I collect my things and lock up. My cane helps me find the steps. I exit the cold, old building into…

Not as Described

Temperatures dipped well below freezing in a large portion of the country as well as Mayberry. Zipped coats, knotted scarfs, and hands in gloves aren’t enough fortification when menacing wind cuts right through your thickest outerwear. I’d rather not take the chance of spending much time outside in that climate. Huddled inside with the terriers…

Elevation {review}

Stephen King has a remarkable ability to hold a reader’s interest, build suspense, and animate average Joe’s. His straightforward language is easy to read, but not easy to write. If you discount him as a genre writer, it tells me more about you than him.  King’s latest horror story, Elevation, is set in his fictional…