Author Archives: CC

You Knew Me When

Good evening, Night softly falls around my tiny house and seeps into the small spaces between the curtain panels.  I raise my eyes to watch the blades of the fan…

Greetings from NORCAL

Dear Family, Friends, and Fans: Greetings to you all from Park Delta Bay.  Pardon this blanket one-size-fits-all missive.   I’m trying to get the word out to everyone about how I…

Mugwumpish Reminder

Folks — if you have not yet subscribed to My Year Without Complaining, I hope you will do so. In the meantime, find today’s sage HERE. Be well, everyone.  I’ll…

Mugwump Moving

Dear Friends, Fans, and Family: I gave myself permission not to write my Saturday Musings yesterday.  I found myself at a distant locale without my own computer.  Someone offered me…

25 November 2017

Good morning, Two sentient beings still sleep, though I have already disturbed one of them.  Under the coffee table in the front bedroom, the old dog curls in her tattered…

18 November 2017

Good morning, I balance the ThinkPad on a tray which itself rests on a half-open drawer.  I sit on a wooden stool, one of two left behind by someone who…

04 November 2017

Good morning, Today I remember my favorite curmudgeon, Jabez MacLaughlin, three years after his passing from this life to whatever lies beyond the world we see.  I’m thinking of the…

28 October 2017

Good morning, I’m getting good at asking for help, so when my friend Richard said, do you want me to carry the plants into the house, I said, sure. And soon enough:  I…

21 October 2017

Good morning, My body no longer serves as a temple, if ever it did.  It’s an efficient machine now, rejecting anything less than perfect fuel.  My usual two scrambled eggs…