Monthly Archives: April 2014

Chasing the wind

How can a person who babbles as much as me have such a hard time catching his breath?

I’m in the final stages of my “rehab” (hard to call it that when it’s only been 10 days since I injured … Read the rest

The return of the beard

I found this cartoon while searching for an image for my daily quote.  It’s quite coincidental, since I am beginning to grow my beard back after an extended period naked-faced.

The humor of the joke is more ironic in my … Read the rest

It’s good to feel bad

Okay, not exactly, but it is instructive.

As mentioned previously, I recently had my first hamstring injury.  It was extremely painful, but clearly not of the “major” category as the pain is swiftly subsiding and I’m already into my recovery … Read the rest

Don’t drop the soap!

I don’t know about everyone else, but I have recurring battles with soap bars.

Near the end of my soap bars’ useful lives, they always split in half.  I’ve never come up with a satisfactory answer to this (the best … Read the rest

Tempted by the fruit of another

Trilogy, that is.

During this period of indecision of which story idea to jump into next, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to continue the adventures of young Jeremy and his extraordinary sketchbook.

It’s not as if I have a … Read the rest

Temptation eyes

Gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

I am of two minds and with those, in constant battle.  They are Me and Lazy Me.  The battle occurs because I (Me) am in control of my body but … Read the rest

The Temptations are Kool (aid)

It’s temptation week on the JMD blog.  What that means, you’ll find out as the week progresses, but we’ll start off literal.

I’ve heard the term “child of the 60’s” numerous times over my life and it’s always puzzled me.  … Read the rest

Memories of going nowhere

Today’s post, as is often the case, is brought to you courtesy of my daily walk.  (Correction: no longer daily, now that tennis has returned for three days a week.)

Heading out today I faced a stiff headwind that attempted … Read the rest

What’s in my wallet?

Right now, nothing.

A little over five years ago, I embarked on a remodeling/facelift of the inside of my home.  After several estimates, I settled on a contractor and the work began during my Christmas vacation in Vegas and finished … Read the rest