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Dave

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#hermit #writer #stubborn #willful #independent. I like just about everything this Godforsaken world has to offer except for other humanoids, of which I am not a big fan.

What People See

The line isn't always so fine between what people see and what they work terribly hard to convince themselves they see. Source: Most-people-dont-see-you.png (500×500)

The Lonely Shoe

Maybe the shoe is really alive and flew off its owner's foot in protest over some mistreatment it had been made to endure and is slowly working its way toward its ultimate destination..

Of Poignance & Bucket Lists

It's interesting how seemingly casual, light-hearted conversations can sometimes take on lives of their own and wind up in places that were never intended. I suppose it happens often enough to be no great surprise, but it seems to me that it's a bit more rare to find yourself...

One Last Goodbye

It's not the"stuff" we gain or lose, nor the people that come and go throughout our lives, that define who we are as human beings. It is the person we allow ourselves to become, as the chapters open and close, that says everything about who we really are and what we are really made of.
It's hard to say for sure what goes on in other people's quiet minds.

A Tricky Tricycle Caper

My birthday came and went a few weeks ago, quietly and with little fanfare as birthdays should be once you have fallen headlong into your twilight years. And, the older I get the more I appreciate the value of quiet contemplation during our annual naked day celebrations over the...

Bus Ride Banter

It took every fiber of my being to keep a straight face and nod sympathetically in the hope that - now that she was on a roll - she might elaborate, from a woman's perspective, on an opinion I happened to quite strongly share.

Karma & The Doctor

All that kept playing in my head was the advice he had given me at our last appointment. And it came out of me before I even realized I was thinking about saying it out loud.

Besties!

Blame it on her eyes if you like or blame it on her eternally happy disposition... Blame it on the fact that she is so incredibly attached to me and never wants me to leave her sight... but whatever it is, Daisy - over the three and a half years we have been together so far - is far and away the best dog I have ever had.

Ode To An Old Friend

He was always happy and full of life and fearless and resilient... and he was never sick. Ever.