“Angry”


Angry shown to someone you love been eventually involves an apology. Angry is the emotion that eventually involves an apology. Angry can be useful yet; it ultimately means an excuse. Angry is an emotion that should never be verbalized or revealed because it will include an apology. Angry why? It takes moments of a precious life, so why angry? WordPress daily word prompt Continue reading “Angry”

“One Love”


The universe is telling me to focus on love. What is it saying to you? Oh, how the spring of the year brings two birds together with love and commitment. The dutiful male Osprey is patiently looking out towards the Gulf of Mexico’s breakfast buffet of fish. While the female Osprey rests comfortably upon the unhatched eggs, knowing breakfast will soon be served. Two eggs have … Continue reading “One Love”

“The Worlds Best Gadget”


You’ve been granted magical engineering skills, but you can only use them to build on badge or machine. What do you build? For well over one hundred years a book has been the greatest technological efficient machine available to the masses, and now currently available electronically. If granted the skills, I would engineer the ability to provide everyone on the planet with a tablet of … Continue reading “The Worlds Best Gadget”

“The Guilt that Haunts Me”


Share a time when you were overcome with guilt. What were the circumstances? How did you overcome your guilt? On a warm mid-July evening, I was enjoying an afternoon cookout with my neighbor George on his deck when he began crying. He returned from scolding his 12-year-old son who admitted to spreading saran wrap on the bowl of the toilet in the guest bathroom. One … Continue reading “The Guilt that Haunts Me”

To -Do? Done!


To-Do? Done! (Daily Prompt) http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/to-do-done/Quickly list five List the thing I would change in your life. Now, write a post about a day in your life once all five have been crossed off your to-do list. Learned spanish Stayed in the military Stayed in Europe Completed my time in college Tour the western portions of the US Now in that I’m in retirement, my life is continually, … Continue reading To -Do? Done!

Advantage of Foresight


Advantage of Foresight (Daily prompt) You’ve been granted the power to predict the future! The catch — each time you use your power, it costs you one day (as in, you’ll live one day less). How would you use this power, if at all? I would only use the power only three times, once to learn my date of death, giving me a perspective on … Continue reading Advantage of Foresight

Opening Lines


Todays daily prompt is “Opening Lines” Use the first line, of the last song you listened to (on the radio, on your music player, or anywhere else)? Use it as the first sentence of your post. Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions, “People get ready”, is the name of the song and the lyrics continue as, people get ready for a train is coming, you don’t … Continue reading Opening Lines

Working Optional?


   If money were out of the equation, would I still work? If yes, why, and how much? If not, what would you do with your free time? If money was out of the equation, would I still work? To be blessed with a job that you love or like, brings with it the stressors of paying bills, which inspires wants and needs. These stressors alone … Continue reading Working Optional?

The light of day


It is 2:00 AM and for the past eight hours of a twelve-hour shift, it is still raining. I only just want to rest my eyes as I lay on the ground guarding my perimeter position. I remain awake fighting off sleep trying to stay alerted and prepared to listen for any movement of my enemy. My shift ends at 6:00 am, but when I … Continue reading The light of day

What are you most thankful for right now?


  What is now the most important thing in my life that I feel most thankful for? Ok here I go. My most important thought of being thankful for in my life is my health, which gives me the ability to be thankful for the following; To have an open mind after a past career of witnessing the worst humanity has offered. To have and … Continue reading What are you most thankful for right now?

Myths, Facts and Reminders


Originally posted on Eric Tonningsen's Awakening to Awareness:
  “Preparation for old age should begin not later than one’s teens. A life which is empty of purpose until 65 will not suddenly become filled on retirement.” ~ D. L. Moody Retirement myths; they abound. As people plan for and approach life’s Third Act, many think they’ll be spending more time with family and friends.… Continue reading Myths, Facts and Reminders