Sunday, February 26, 2012

Judge Roy Bean

Writing today’s poem was different. The lines rhyme like they should, but its how the poem evolved that’s different.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Lost Lady

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’ve probably experienced the agony that comes with losing a pet.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Battered Barrel

The Shaw Butts Trail located, in the Phoenix Mountain Preserve, is one of the best hikes in the Phoenix area. Starting at the Central Avenue trailhead, it winds its way up the north slope to great panoramic views at the mountain top. About halfway up the mountain, on the west side of the trail, I found this battered barrel cactus.

Sunday, February 5, 2012


Having lived in the American Southwest since 1963, I have been exposed, first-hand, to the land of the cowboy and his ways. Although Phoenix, where I live has been ”easternized”  to a great extent,