Getting the cold shoulder

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” – Ashley Montagu

Checkmate in the park

“The chessboard is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the Universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature, and the player on the other side… Continue reading

Trolling

“Girls spilled drinks down their dresses and flicked their hair. Wishing anyone, maybe even you, would notice them…” ― Kate Chisman

Hanging on every word

“I get no kick from champagne Mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all So tell me why should it be true That I get a kick out of you” – Cole Porter

Front row seat to life on the street

“I don’t want to be famous. I like to be able to sit in a cafe and watch the world go by and observe people.” – Sophia Myles

Curb service

The Weekly Appalachian Jam – Dahlonega, GA

“You know, for most of its life bluegrass has had this stigma of being all straw hats and hay bales and not necessarily the most sophisticated form of music. Yet you can’t help… Continue reading

High stakes on the town square

“Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the… Continue reading

That cannot be comfortable

“A true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

What d’ya mean, you don’t want to ride?

“When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road,… Continue reading