And, by disappointment, I mean that I am disappointed in about half the internet using population. But, I’ll get to that. I don’t care about the Super Bowl, the World Cup, or any other major sports competition. In all fairness, I don’t even give a damned about the Oscars. I understand why people get so excited […]
I have no illusions that my experiences are all that special or unusual, but I also don’t expect my conclusions to fit into anyone else’s life; but just in case… I have been hospitalized three times for psychiatric problems. The first time, I was still somehow covered under my mother’s insurance and ended up in […]
I have always considered myself to have at least average intelligence, but one skill has always eluded me. I spent much of the 80’s in a low-level shame cycle because I never could get more than one or two sides of a Rubik’s Cube. Apparently, I’m still handicapped in this way and Google has gone […]
(What I worked on last night is not thematically good for general consumption… so I can’t post it here. Instead, I grabbed the first part of a draft for a Chapter One of an obligatory “guy rediscovers his roots” story… the part after this needs some plot reworking, so I left it off.) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]
I try to make a point of learning something new every day. It’s kind of awesome when that happens by 9:30 am. The history and the location of this little 20 acre island are both fascinating; and might make for a good story setting. An island within smelling distance of Manhattan that’s been abandoned for […]
and I really regret it.
(Character study – these old ladies have been haunting me for a while.) Maude sighed as the car pulled into the parking lot. “I just hate this place.” Ella looked at the green lawns and towering oak trees surrounding the building and nodded. “Sure does make you consider your mortality.” “Mortality, my ass. I’m 72 […]