Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

May monsoon

Not a lot I hate more than having to walk the dog in a monsoon, maybe perhaps a blizzard. Today was one of those days. We awakened early to go over and take care of the grandkids. This was an … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Painting the kitchen

Painting is something I do well. The painting part is the part I like doing most; I really don’t like the prep all that much. Frankly, I truly wonder who does. Give me a brush and I can generally paint … Continue reading

Posted in Honey Don't List, Life in general, Painting, Thoughts and philosophy | Leave a comment

Patience

Patience is sometimes hard to come by. I see that inability to wait in the grandkids, my feelings exaggerated. We are all impatient. There is nothing more that I hate than waiting when I have decided something and then have … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, The Scandal of the 2016 Presidential Elections, Thoughts and philosophy | Leave a comment

No offense to shoemakers…

My maternal grandfather was a special one. We used to look at so many of the things that he did and say it was a ‘shoemaker’s job,’ marveling at how little care he seemed to take to accomplish his task. … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, Thoughts and philosophy | Leave a comment

MAGA?

It is clear that the country is in distress. It is clear that there are numerous people who are very much unhappy with the state of affairs, have been so for a long time, and whose opinions are not in … Continue reading

Posted in Life in general, The Scandal of the 2016 Presidential Elections, Thoughts and philosophy | Leave a comment