Monthly Archives: August 2017

Habit of creature

Ever since that fateful day when Mom threw out all my comic books strewn about my room, I have been fastidiously neat. Fastidious, but not obsessive.

It began a life-long path towards always looking for greater efficiencies and then settling … Read the rest

Underdressed

Welp, my first skeleton is close to fully caparisoned. I’m still debating whether to add “Pied Piper” shoes. Considering the lengths I have had to go through to piece together even a semblance of a “Pied Piper” outfit, I’m guessing … Read the rest

Toeing the line

Toe watch, day three.

My philosophy on living creatures is simple; I’ve espoused it here many times: All living things deserve the right to live out their lives in happiness and without interference – in their proper habitat.

Generally, a … Read the rest

Stay or go

My blog posts are not very “hip”.

Owing more to my writing roots than my innate laziness (which I never refuse to give its due), I don’t do a lot of “fancying” up of my posts.

They generally run on … Read the rest

Real men don’t bake quiche

I was still in my early twenties when the phrase I co-opted in my title was being popularized. I have to admit, I didn’t even know what quiche was at that time, though I surmised the meaning of the phrase … Read the rest

The perfect excuse

When I first moved out of Mom’s house (I don’t count being away at college), I was lucky enough to get a little 2/2 condo in Tamarac, just about a mile from the entrance to the Florida Turnpike.

It was … Read the rest

Racist or coward?

Ugh. You hadda go do it. You just couldn’t let me enjoy my Halloween preparations in peace.

Ugh. Okay, let’s just get through this.

The latest expression of…I’m actually at a loss for words…from the person inhabiting the office of … Read the rest

Halloween on my mind

I can’t help it. You have your favorite holidays and I have mine.

What makes Halloween special to me is “Wow!”-ing the kids. Part of that is in crafting my special goody bags. Part of that is designing a fun … Read the rest

How’s it going?

A few weeks back, I went through a series of posts where I grudgingly admitted I have lived a reasonably interesting life.

While that’s all well and good (and a needed boost to self-esteem), the fact is my interesting bits … Read the rest