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Blue Chameleon Blues

Inspired in part by Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon” Dawn’s finger tips of rose, along with the rest of her heavenly body, repose deep beneath a quilt woven of light and Phoebus’ traces across the sky. Above,…


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Brain Chemistry

different emotions waves of emotions different ways of saying the same thing? i think not i do not think spider in the web? i sure wish, she’s in control while I am not different emotions…


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An opinion about data driven decision making

I read a quote today attributed to W. Edwards Demming (yeah I know it’s Wikipedia, so what) which says, “Without data you’re just a person with an opinion,” to which I replied “With data, you’re…


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Blue Plate Special

Young Dawn contemplates a fork full of cold eggs as He sits quietly in his booth. A Dylan lyric loops in his head, “There must be some way out of here.” He reaches for his…


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Almost Moving In Day

The summer of 2008 seems like yesterday Olivia sat on a chair in the middle school band room warming up on her tenor saxophone preparing to wow the high school band director. Tomorrow she’s off…


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Mythologizing the Michael Brown story

In Pluto’s diary on the life of Michael Brown, you might notice one detail that’s both touching and disturbing: Mike’s graduation photograph was taken in March 2014, still many months ahead of when he would…



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Memo to blog comment spammers

Attention blog comment spammers human and bots: your insipid comments have no chance of ever seeing the light of day here on It’s a Bob World, never mind convincing me or my readers to buy…