Author Archives: Brave Thoughts

The Man of My Dreams

So here I am in the middle of a pandemic that has just cancelled the St. Patrick’s Day parade again (Dang! A year! That parade is how I mark the beginning of the major cancellations – it started with St. … Continue reading

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Do the Hustle! With Hope

And just before we shut the door on last year, we noticed that there was still hope sitting there, waiting for us to ask it to danceā€¦ Hope hangs in there, through the worst of times. For the longest time … Continue reading

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Well, then. It’s time for an update.

It’s only been two years. (Oh crap, has it been that long?) A lot has changed. And I don’t just mean the entire world being turned upside down and inside out by the threat of COVID-19. That, luckily, came long … Continue reading

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Without you

I’m gonna miss you when you’re gone It’s gonna feel like nothing’s on Thousands of shows But you’re the one I chose I hope they find a reason To make another season I know you all so well, in my … Continue reading

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How to go see a band

Seriously. Did you really go to the show so you could stand there with your cell phone and record the band from the dance floor? Move. Your. Feet. Put that thing away and dance! Dance! Enjoy the music! I saw … Continue reading

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Home-made fast food: Crunchy Wrap

Well, I don’t know if I should use the name they have on the menu. If you love it like I do, you’ll know what it is. You will need: Tortillas. I just used what I have, which is the … Continue reading

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I Dared Me

One day I took a look at the blog I had created, and I saw that there were only brittle bones holding it up, occasional posts with gaps of neglect letting the structure sag. I shook my head at myself. … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Blue

The reservoir was this incredible dark blue today. Such a wonderful color. It’s much too late in the year for the reservoir to be mostly unfrozen, but I can’t complain about warm weather and dry roads. And dark blue water.

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Detective shows: Columbo

I love detective shows. Do I love all of them? Probably not. But I certainly have some favorites. Let’s start with one of the all-time greats: Colombo. The best part about this one is that it absolutely is not a … Continue reading

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Good things

Can I tell you how much I appreciate sleeping through the night? It’s this amazing luxury that I rarely experience, but after those nights of coughing and just being miserable, it’s a true joy. I also appreciate this magical encyclopedia … Continue reading

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