The last time I was called for jury duty, the trial was for a young man charged with a violation of Florida Statute 790.23, otherwise known as “possession of a firearm by a convicted felon”. As with any jury selection, questions are asked of each jury member. Most of the time they are basic questions, … Continue reading Amendment 4
I have a plastic backbone on my desk. It is there to remind me to have one.
I’m trying to remember turning 21. It was 1995. The Google gods say it was a Tuesday. I’m sure I didn’t do much different that Tuesday than I’d done any other previous Tuesday. One of the things I did not do, was homework. I am sure of that. Google says it was the day that … Continue reading Happy Birthday
It’s always been weird to me how being in certain places can bring back feelings that I’d long thought were pushed aside and forgotten. I always think that, but the places always prove me wrong. Time and time again. My counselor (God bless her) recently moved to a new office. It’s nice and big and … Continue reading THE POND
Now our luck may have died, and our love may be cold But with you forever I'll stay. - The Boss I couldn't find a clever introduction for this, so I'll just begin. In the past week, I've been figuratively kicked in the gut on several occasions, by strangers, and reduced to silence. For me, … Continue reading I’ll Stay. Still.
"How would your life be different if you were incapable of feeling fear? Would your life be better or worse than it is now?" This was a prompt from a Twitter account that I follow. After giving it a little thought, my answer would have to be that I was never just flat-out scared of … Continue reading I Wouldn’t Go So Far As To Say I Was Ever Scared…..