Monthly Archives: September 2017

What is patriotism?

There’s been quite a lot of conversation about this recently, spoken and written with the utter certainty of someone who has an opinion.

Although I am never in short supply of an opinion, I am often just short of sounding … Read the rest

I see food and I cook it

Seafood. Ah, my second love (next to BBQ).

Growing up in South Florida has always been a gift. Among many other things was the opportunity to sample so much seafood, much of it self-caught in my early days.

But, generally, … Read the rest

Itchy trigger finger

Tap…tap…tap…

Fingers on the table top. Foot on the floor. Picture the impatient man.

Chomping at the bit. Gnashing the teeth. Jumping at the chance. Eager beaver.

When. When is the question.

I’ve now got my main skeleton performers effectively … Read the rest

Arboreal aggravation

I had all sorts of witticisms and puns planned to open this post, but I decided, nah, my current and expected aggravation with my Homeowners’ Association (HOA) suggests a more sober tone.

My home is just about perfect for me. … Read the rest

Practice makes perfect?

Yeesh. Hasn’t Mom Nature made her point already?

In redundant fashion, more hurricanes formed in the Atlantic recently, once again putting up the prospect of an Atlantic storm map with three hurricanes at the same time.

What used to be … Read the rest