Columbia Crew R.I.P. 2/3/2003. A song…

Five days ago I posted a poem I’d written for my daughter who was born on the fifth anniversary of the Challenger’s explosion on take-off. These are the lyrics to a song I wrote on the day the Columbia broke apart on re-entry. My notes on the lyric...

30 years ago and 25 years ago today…

As a preview for April, National Poetry Month, when I will share more poems. I don’t write a lot of poetry, but I do write it when inspired. I wrote this six years after the Challenger loss. This was near another more pleasant anniversary, the first birthday of...

What comes around… Mad Max lyrics from 1982

Crossposted to my personal blog. I haven’t been able to shoehorn the time into my schedule to go see the New Mad Max movie, but I am anticipating the event something fierce. So, for a bit of a flashback, here are some song lyrics I wrote in Mr. Gregory’s...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Class of 2014. Sunscreen. Really!

Notes from a Commencement Address to Windward High School’s Class of 2014. Ladies and Gentlemen, Class of 2014. Sunscreen. Really What is Rob known for? Not throwing things away? Recycling? So the best way to offer advice? Recycle it. Borrow from the best. So,...