About Jim

A wandering fool that wonders what the hell is going on in the world.

And, The Answer Is…?

IMG_20181110_150215991_FotorHow we see the world and our place in it defines who we are. Not only that, it influences how other people see us and who they think we are. It also determines how they relate to us and how we relate to them. Not everyone is the same. We all know that. So we should not expect that we relate to everyone in the same way.

Like me, I’m sure you’ve heard of the Golden Rule. It’s been handed down through history so that we might be given the opportunity to live a better life. It impacts how we treat others and how they treat us. Our relationships are greatly influenced by this rule and even more so by how we think of ourselves in comparison to others. Continue reading

Shall We Play It Again, Sam?

DogFaceLet’s take a walk back in time, just you and me. We’ll enjoy a stroll through the annals of history, hand in hand we’ll meander along enjoying the beauty of our surroundings and the comfort of our past. It’ll be fun. Just a short walk. You won’t even have to pack a lunch. Hell, if we’re gone that long, I’ll buy lunch. But, we eat at a joint of my choosing. Care to join me?

Close your eyes and open your mind. What you are about to see and experience is a part of our past that few care to visit. It might cause you to think. Then again, maybe it won’t. It could cause you to examine your own participation in the events in our past that we are about to confront. Then again, maybe it won’t. So, buckle up. It’s about to get real. Continue reading

What of Tomorrow?

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Today was a bright, sunny day. A breeze kept the temperature down, but at 4800 feet elevation the temperature is pretty much down even when it’s up.

I got to spend the afternoon at the dentist. We had such a lovely visit. I always find it so titillating when strangers are sticking their fingers, holding strange metal instruments, in my mouth. (Oooohhhhh, just thinking about it gives me goose bumps) They try to drown me with a stream of water and then attempt to suck my tongue out of my head with that powerful vacuum they wave around like a magic wand. The best part of any visit is when they are wrist deep into my mouth and ask a question. Do they really expect an answer?

Enough of today. What about tomorrow? What does the future hold? Continue reading