I was walking along the sidewalk towards my elementary school in Boise, Idaho when my neighbor pal informed me, "Charlie Coe's mother lives there!"  I can actually remember asking him who Charlie Coe was.  The answer was astounding to me. Charlie was an early bass player for the 1960's band, Paul Revere and the Raiders. … Continue reading Kicks


Human Utopia

I've been trying to put into perspective the "population explosion" over the last 100 years.  Depending on your point of view, it's either fascinating or horrifying to watch the online World Population Clock and see in real-time the pace at which we are reproducing.  In the year I was born (1955), there were only 2.8 … Continue reading Human Utopia

Is Round Two Almost Over?

I'm working full-time and to be honest, it's not agreeing with me.  There is a possibility that I could quit and work part-time for a different company.  Maybe it'll pan out, maybe not.  But I'm not happy doing what I'm doing. Today I'm very stressed out.  Yesterday I wrote a resignation letter and it's sitting … Continue reading Is Round Two Almost Over?

One Man’s View of Legalized Pot

There were many local and neighborhood hearings, and my wife and I attended a few of them. We heard passionate arguments both for and against. The extremists on both sides of the issue seemed unreasonable to us. Most in attendance were against legalization and emotion was high, and I'm sure some of the attendees were … Continue reading One Man’s View of Legalized Pot