Archive for January2012

Competition

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Who's better? Me? You? I'm better, they're better, you're better, the better man wins! Better yet, let's make everybody better. I've never been a competitive person. I like to win, and like it when my teams win, but I really don't get too unraveled when I or they don't. The Patriots are in the Super […]

Slow Down

Monday's Musings We tend to run faster when we have lost our way. I've seen it, done it, and will probably do it again. Bad idea, this running faster thing. The faster I run, the more problems I run into, and the fewer problems I solve. A steady, productive pace is needed most times, even […]

Good Coffee, Good Books!

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  Local author Michael Morse at The Coffee Grinder, 961 Namquid Dr Tel: 401-463-3300 Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 12-2.   A different world exists ten minutes from your door. Find out what really happens in Providence from somebody who spent twenty years in the homes and on the streets of Rhode Island’s Capitol City! […]

The Band

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Two surviving members of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd and a new guy were on FUSE last night, talking about the band, the impact of losing the original members in a plane crash in '77 and how they have managed to go on, keeping the spirit of the deceased alive while charting new territories. My favorite […]

Gratitude

Scientific Method Pertaining to Book Sales. considering… Not a lot of people buy books from people they don't know. and … I don't know a lot of people. therefore… I'm not selling many books.   When my first book was published, I thought I would be on Oprah, and everybody would absolutely HAVE to have […]

Medals

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She lived in a third floor apartment, exterior cement stairs led to her steel door that was secured with a lock and a dead bolt. Neighbors saw her earlier, standing on a balcony with her two year old daughter. At seven o'clock at night, the two year old girl's father, who lived forty miles away […]

Wake Up Dead

"Rescue 1 to Fire Alarm, time on scene?" "0645 hrs., Rescue 1." "Roger, cancel Engine 10, send a Police Sergeant and notify the Medical Examiner." "Roger that, at 0652."

My Job is Lucky to Have Me

Repeat after me: "My job is lucky to have me." Do not ever say: "I'm lucky to have a job." People who say they are lucky to have a job have either been brainwashed and beaten down by the present state of the economy, and manipulated by the near mythical "Job Creators" into actually believing […]

January 29, 2012

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Save the Date! Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 12-2 PM at The Coffee Grinder Inc, 961 Namquid Dr, Warwick, RI. Tel: 401-463-3300. I'll be selling and signing my two books on that day, so stop in, say hello, have a coffee and a bagel or muffin and buy a book! You will be glad you […]

Deposition

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"Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?" "I do." "State your name for the record…" I forget most of the rest. I forget a lot of things, apparently. A letter arrived by carrier to my home one day, a subpoena, hand delivered by an officer of the […]

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