Bud

1964 Graduate,University of Georgia, BBA degree,major in Real Estate, minor in English. Member Signa Nu Frat

Behold, the Reaper Cometh

It turns into our driveway, the long, black limousine. Its sleek ebony finish gleams with an ethereal sheen. Its windows are tinted, dull and darkly opaque. It resembles an imposing hearse come to collect its fare for the day. It creeps up the driveway in no special hurry, reflecting the nature of its occupant seated …

Driftin’…a New Way of Life

The Corona Cruise Liner is docking. Wild shouts of pandemonium erupt. The in-place sheltering voyage is ending. Masks like black academic mortarboards sail skyward. But now what? ********** We’ve been drifting around for almost three months, squeezed in stifling confinements that have shrunk smaller than closets, sick of masks, hand washing and agoraphobic hand wringing. …

The FICO Score Fiasco

“Sometimes it hard to know what to do.”  Bukowski ********** With COVID putting the pinch on us, we’re getting down to the nitty-gritty of insufferable solitude. The pent-up energy is volcanic. It’s fish or cut bait time. Open up, let us out, or else. Something’s gotta give. The day began being mildly ticked off. Not …

A Delicate Balance

Great decisions pivot on small points. Where’s The Great Unus to deliver us? ********** Are you peering through your peephole of life, looking for another Moses to suddenly appear, someone who can part waters, calm fears and call down bread from heaven? Dismiss the illusion. We elected the wrong candidates. Life hinges on balance. Like …

Random Notes from the COVID Diary

It’s necessary to write…to clap the net over the butterfly of the moment.  Anonymous ********** These are strange times, weeks of being cooped up in the confines of our homes like parakeets in a cage. It’s an appropriate analogy since incessant chatter often carries no significance and amounts to little more than noise. I know …

The Luck of the Draw

(Our nation is living in lockdown due to the coronavirus. The news is grim. Survival is critical, physically and economically. It helps to put things in perspective. I hope this Weakly Post will lighten your spirits and give you reason for hope.) The Luck of the Draw There are 52 cards in a deck and …