Statements of Confusion

I never have considered myself to be one of the sharpest knives in the set, but the elevator does go to the top floor as far as I know and I am dealing with a full deck. In my life, I have heard my share of colloquial phrases. Some are very common. Others, not so much. And some are downright rare if you can call them that. The first one happened when I was probably about 5 or 6 years old. My best friend's mother was taking us into town and I was sitting in the back seat of her 1950s era car. It had big winged fins on the back with circular, red tail lights that stuck out like bugged eyes. I must have been doing something to really annoy her, which I find hard to believe, I am sure I was such

Washed Away

I have always loved the song by the Drifters called Up on a Roof. The first few words begin with: "When this old world starts getting me down And people are just too much for me to face I climb way up to the top of the stairs And all my cares just drift right into space..." With the summer temperatures, climbing up on a roof would probably be pretty difficult. But, I am very fortunate to have a solution "when this old world starts getting me down. " Two very dear friends, David and Kerry invited me to come spend a few days camping on their property in the upstate of South Carolina recently. I needed to get away from the computer, iPhone, Facebook, news and all the baggage that has spurred

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