Songs from an Imperfect Life  Outtake #2

Songs from an Imperfect Life Outtake #2

My first draft for Songs from an Imperfect Life included a couple of memories that when all was said and done, did not carry my story along or particularly add to the timeline. However, they were “my” stories of things that had left an impression on me and therefore I...
Songs from an Imperfect Life  Outtake #1

Songs from an Imperfect Life Outtake #1

My father purchased a travel trailer when I was a sophomore in high school, thinking it would be wonderful to take a family vacation with this massive thing attached to the back of our 1966 Chrysler Town and Country station wagon. With Mexico as our destination, the...
Love thy neighbor

Love thy neighbor

“Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.” —Martin NiemöllerThere are those who find fault in others and choose to voice it with insults and accusations. And there are those who go a step further by thinking violence is the...
Workaholic Part 2

Workaholic Part 2

A workaholic is a person who works compulsively. While the term generally implies that the person enjoys their work, it can also alternately imply that they simply feel compelled to do it.  —WikipediaHi. My name is Ron and I’m a workaholic. I’m not sure how it all...
Workaholic Part 1

Workaholic Part 1

“Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it.” —Katharine Whitehorn I have had a colorful life as many of you have discovered through my memoir Songs from an Imperfect Life. And I have worked in many often-connected and...