Today marks the one year anniversary of Billbo’s Blog. Thank you for your support and all of the wonderful comments. I would like to invite you to join the journey and share it with others by following Billbo’s Blog at http://www.billbo.blog I would surely like to reach more people and to do that I need … Continue reading One Year Old Today
The surrounding darkness closes in Obscuring all horizons Eyes searching, but not seeing
Grandmother liked to hunt with the men. She was skilled in the kayak and fearless.
Defying gravity they reflect and hold the world around them, the entirety of the sky, the colors of the earth and the fleeting moments of life that pass by.
These precious moments with God are beyond religion touching the sublime. They are where we begin to see and understand the true nature of our existence.
I’m very excited to be back at the keyboard and can’t wait to share these tales with you and most importantly to hear your thoughts on them.
... these are the same days in which the stories of the night sky have become lost and untold.
No matter what side of the isle you sit, you will find someone poking the fire with their three-pronged pitchfork of ignorance, jealousy and anger, in an effort to get you riled up against the other guy.
Which Way At the end of 1993 I had come to a place where I was faced with two possible futures. Of course, there are always many options in life, but these two had my heart and my soul. I had arrived at this place of change and exploration of new directions, having come through … Continue reading Which Way
If you want spark in your marriage someone must light the match and that someone might as well be you.
Now in my later 50’s and recently laid-off I find myself at the crossroads of many possible futures. A greeter at Wallmart, not that there is anything wrong with being a greeter I’m just not sure it would be a good match for me. My financial adviser tells me I could retire if I chose. Hmmm retirement, isn’t that what we have all been working towards all these long years? Owning a little cookie cutter house in some retirement community in Florida with a name like Sunny Acres complete with its own golf course. The wife could play bridge with the ladies while I chase the little white ball dressed like a highlighter in white shoes. Other than the fact that I despise golf and the wife doesn’t play bridge there is one major problem with this scenario. I’m not ready for Sunny Acres or any other pasture. …
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There is something about the sea, with its countless moods, that draws me to it. The smell of fresh salt air brings with it many happy childhood memories
We each bring our own unique energy to a space and when combined with that of family, friends and all of the experiences we have there, this energy grows and becomes a very real thing.
The creatures of the neighborhood began to stir as if called out by this unbelievable site.
While it’s true that we can’t tell ourselves how to feel and instantly change from sad to happy, we do have the power to alter our perspective and open our hearts to seeing the world a little differently.