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Bertram's Blog · 2W ago

Blue on Blue

Blue on blue actually refers to the photo below, a toy VW bug on top of my VW regulation-s...
Bertram's Blog · 3W ago

What the Screams Are All About

The worst thing about opening a decade-old work in progress (though can it be called a work in progress if no progress has been made on it for years?) is that I have forgotten much of what I...
Bertram's Blog · 4W ago

Toddling Along

I am toddling along, trying to get back into my life now that the external fixator is off my arm. I’m taking a couple of dance classes, walking a bit, reading, writing occasionally. Mostly I’ve been trying not to be too introspective, hence the lack ...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

The Blooming Desert

The desert is blooming, and so, I hope, am I. Each day I do a bit more, stretching my poor...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

Dipping My Toe Into Wanderlust Again

Facebook has a feature where they show us our memories — the pictures or articles we had p...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

Small Steps and Big Adventures

I don’t know if the title of this post should be “Small Steps and Big Adventures” or “Small Adventures and Big Steps.” Nor do I know which are the steps and which the adventures. Perhaps each activity is a bit of both. Although I have been using spee...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

I Have a Secret

If you’ve known me long enough, I’m sure you can guess what my secret is. Although I try t...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

Acknowledging Pain. And Pleasure.

Sometimes I wonder at what point telling one’s truth becomes self-indulgence, but I don’t ...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

Everything Passes

I had a moment of discouragement today. It didn’t last long — moments by definition don’t ...
Bertram's Blog · 1M ago

Olio

Olio is one of those words dearly loved by crossword puzzle makers but that you never hear...