An idling bus

Yesterday I came upon a bus, idling away as it was waiting to pick up passengers at a community center suburban Chicago. I walked past the bus, and as I did I felt its large exhaust pipe, spewing warm fumes into the air. I asked myself why the bus was left running, as nobody hadContinue reading “An idling bus”

Standing up for my home

Trees by Sergeant Joyce Kilmer 165th Infantry (69th New York), A.E.F. I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose lovely mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree thatContinue reading “Standing up for my home”

Coke goes green

I love Coca-Cola. Not so much the soft drink in the red and white can (although I do drink lots of Diet Coke), but the corporate entity headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. I own just a small handful of their stock shares, but it’s enough to make me pay attention to what’s going on with theirContinue reading “Coke goes green”