Tag Archives: Chance

The Last Flight of a Sparrow

Sometimes what looks like freedom is not. Below you will find a photograph I took many years ago. It is a sparrow who had the misfortune of getting caught in the mesh of a chain link fence – there to … Continue reading

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The Hardest Lesson In Life

The hardest lesson in life is acceptance. The hardest lesson in life is to accept the fact that God favors some over others. Some of us are intolerably lucky. Some have no luck at all.  Some of us are born … Continue reading

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That and 50 cents will get you a cup of coffee.

The original expression was: “That and 50 cents will get you a cup of coffee.” Inflation crept in and now it would be more appropriate to say: “That and $2.55 will get you a latte at Starbucks.” The meaning remains … Continue reading

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On Luck

Years ago, whenever the topic of luck came up in conversation, a friend of mine would state flatly: “I don’t believe in luck. I make my own luck.” He’s dead now.

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