Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill


Yes, Brothers and Sisters . . .

(A reflection prompted by a popular Christian song) “There’s gonna be a brighter day”  – Correct! “There are gonna be some brighter days” – Correct! “There’s gonna be some brighter days”  – WRONG!  (And that’s the popular song!  Teaching bad grammar to millions of naïve children . . . and parents!) Grammar police at your […]

No Excuses, Baby!

No, Baby, I’m not givin’ you excuses! I’m truly sufferin’ from presbycusis! That memory fails me time an’ again; Can’t remember my chores and then I get on to doin’ somethin’ else And before you know it I forgot Again what I was supposed to do! Now, don’t tell me you’re through! I’ll be good.  […]

That Vaping Thing . . .

Kicked Off the Team for . . .“Vaping”!“Who’d ‘e rape?”“Nobody! Said he got kicked off for VAPING!”“What? What’s ‘at?  Don’ it with many real fast?”“NO!”“You mean he vaporized ’em?”“NO!”“You must be Jokin’.  He killed ’em, right?”“No! You . . . !  No!  I said he was SMOKIN’”“Oh no!  Who’d he smoke?  They gonna hang ‘im? […]

Wilmington Wrestling Tragedy (2)

“Kid got kicked off the team for vaping!” “What?!?  Whom did he rape?” “I said he was VAPING!” “Vaping!?  What’s that?” “You know, suckin’ in some air! Through a pipe-like thing; It’s kinda like smokin’.” “Nah, who would do such a thing!?” “Well, a fellow might get sick, ya know!” “I mean who would kick […]

For “Vaping”?

Kicked off the wrestling team for “vaping”? Yeah, not raping . . .  V-A-P-I-N-G!  Pretty dog-gone harsh and down-right cruel to us spectators.   Why should we fans be punished for such a simple “offense”? Not to mention screwing over a kid’s wrestling scholarship opportunities. Any discipline for students who blaspheme or disrespect teachers in class? […]

A Dad Regrets His Snipping

A dad had a few kids And said he had enough. Got himself “snipped”; Thought he was done. Tried to  make life easy and fun; Didn’t want to risk another child; Wanted to put life in the mild Mode and keep any extras at bay So to enjoy that easier day Without those little imps […]

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