Carry On

I don't listen to much music these days. There are a few exceptions, but generally, I don’t care for most of what I have heard on the radio in the last 20 years, so what is the point? Yes, I realize musical tastes are very subjective, and that the following perspective will likely offend some … Continue reading Carry On

Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron (1934-2021). With all that's going on this month, we may not have noticed that a baseball legend passed away. I was still a baseball fan in 1974 when Hank Aaron (#44 for the Atlanta Braves) hit his 715th home run, surpassing Babe Ruth's long-standing record. I was not aware at the time, but … Continue reading Hank Aaron


My hands are not used to all this soap and water. The alcohol from my little spritzer of homemade hand sanitizer stings the tiny cuts on the edge of my finger. I greet a co-worker from a distance, our hands tucked into our pockets. The morning meeting typically consists of thirty-five power-plant workers crowded around … Continue reading Distance