Monthly Archives: May 2016

Keep the noise down; I’m tryin’ to sleep.

I suppose it’s only appropriate that I write a war story on Memorial Day. Over the years I’ve had this habit of reacting to loud, sharp, and sudden noises by saying: “Hey! Keep the noise down; I’m trying to sleep!” … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Noise, Personal History, PTSD, Short Stories, Veterans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This Ain’t Europe

This morning a tall, lanky young black man came strolling down the street accompanied by a medium-size, non-discript black dog trotting around him. I was watching to see first, if it was indeed his and secondly to see if it … Continue reading

Posted in Justice, Plain English, Short Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue According to the on line Macmillan Dictionary a miracle is defined as “an event that cannot be explained according to the laws of nature and is considered to be an act of God”. While the … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Expository Writing, For Feminists, Mass Media, Observations, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rustic

Just for a change of pace we’ve decided to go rustic around here. Rustic – you know, peeling paint, broken fences, cracks in the sidewalk, racking garage, sagging house, weeds taking over the yard; rustic.   Yeah, rustic – that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Expository Writing, Humor, Personal History | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Núi Bà Đen – The Black Virgin Mountain

Title: Who ever said Geology wasn’t sexy? Subject: Nui Ba Den, dubbed “The Black Virgin” by GI’s Author: Wayne F. Reske (Photo of Núi Bà Đen – Nui Cau as seen from Tay Ninh West Base Camp) Slide (182) Properties … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Dirty Words, Expository Writing, Humor, Personal History, Plain English, Short Stories, Veterans | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment