haiku for the day: fate

Insects are such small creatures. Yet they can make our big lives miserable. In other words, they do not make good pets.Think about the mosquito. They seem to have no purpose but to bite us in the backyard on a summer night. Or the ant who destroys a perfectly wonderful picnic. Lots of sandwiches and a bottle of wine and a slice of custard for dessert. Or that spider that is so big it looks like it could eat your cat. Insects? What are their purpose? Only God knows.

a wasp swipes at me
I avoid his sting but he’ll
return tomorrow

Uncle Bardie’s Weekly Music Pick: Fragile

It’s Thursday again. You know what that means. Uncle Bardie’s Weekly Music Pick. Uncle Bardiie gives a double thumbs up to this week’s selection: “Fragile” by Sting.


I chanced upon this song late one night. It is a beautiful reminder that all of us are fragile in our humanity. We are all stumbling toward the Light the best we can. Thank you, Sting.