Fitting into the colony …

22 11 2010

I finally watched ANTZ, for the first time. Sorry, I don’t always run out to see the latest movie, and besides I didn’t think I would like it. Was I right? You decide. Read the rest of this entry »

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Money isn’t everything …

16 08 2010
inspired by daVISA1

Yes, that’s true, it isn’t everything, there are other things in life: debt, bills, service fees, the list goes on. Okay, in the spirit of the sentiment I’ll admit that there are good things in life that have nothing to do with the filthy lucre. There is poetry, laughter, love, and music … Read the rest of this entry »





Parenting 101

1 06 2010

Some people shouldn’t have kids.

I see them all over the place. They treat their children like their own second chance at getting it right and subsequently make the kids lives a living hell.

I don’t have kids. I’m sure there are people out there who will say that means I shouldn’t have an opinion. Well, sorry, I have an opinion. Read the rest of this entry »





I Drink, Therefore I am… uh, was …

13 05 2010

A bottle in front of me or a frontal labotomy?

I bumped into someone yesterday, who was telling me about a mutual acquaintance who has been sober for a year and counting. I don’t remember the specifics and I wouldn’t repeat them here, but the phrase “keeping my fingers crossed” may have come up.

During the course of the conversation it became apparent that the person I was talking to didn’t realize that I am an alcoholic(am, not was). Read the rest of this entry »





Faux Food For Thought

6 05 2010

Faux food

I like the real stuff. Artificial doesn’t do a thing for me. I’m not afraid to say it. I grew up on a farm. No surprise that I’m not fond of artificial food. I’m a butter, milk and eggs guy when it comes to the dairy section, and I don’t believe in turkey franks or chicken ham. I have a hard time just getting past the name “mock chicken,” I’m pretty sure whatever it’s made of isn’t good if all the name says is “This ain’t what it’s made of”. Read the rest of this entry »





What stinks with room deodorizers?

3 05 2010

There seems to be an odd groundswell of people who, while professing a love for the environment and things natural, go out and buy chemicals in one form or another to put into the air under the misguided idea that these are “air fresheners.” Read the rest of this entry »








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