Tag Archives: Ray

Brushing the Cobwebs

What’s the first Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or whatever you celebrate during this time of year, that you can remember? Many such particular events come to my mind from various ages, but the earliest memory for me has to be … Continue reading

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Holiday Season Remembrances

My father’s birthday was on December 10th, which would have made him 101 years old. He made it to 89, a ripe old age for our family, which gives me hope for longevity and perhaps another couple of decades on … Continue reading

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Ode to Uncanniness

What is it about thee? A penchant to look past and not see me; Observing only what thou wishes to be, Expressing admiration predominately, When complimentary to thy own bland cup of tea. Ignorance is thine, Self-pity is mine, Time … Continue reading

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A Holiday Poem: The Party on the Eve Before Christmas Eve

‘Twas the party on the eve before Christmas Eve, and all through me older brother’s house, not a shot glass was empty; man, did I ever get sloshed. I was just twelve years old, plenty wet behind the ears, drinking … Continue reading

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