Month: February 2022

  • Hearing an owl and thinking about happiness

    Bird Droppings February 3, 2022 Hearing an owl and thinking about happiness “If you observe a really happy man, you will find him building a boat, writing a symphony, educating his son, growing double dahlias in his garden. He will not be searching for happiness as if it were a collar button that has rolled […]

  • What if all promises were kept?

    Bird Droppings February 2, 2021 What if all promises were kept? I begin each typical morning by waking up, fixing breakfast for my wife and her lunch, occasionally talking with one of my sons for a few minutes on the phone before they go to work, fixing my breakfast, and eventually finding my way to […]

  • For some, creating writing seems so difficult in a digital world.

    Bird Droppings February 1, 2022For some, creating writing seems so difficult in a digital world. “Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.” Aldus Huxley In 1965 I was introduced to this author in a tenth grade English Class. The book was Brave New […]