Invincible Like Superman


For 250 dollars I bought myself a Corvair Van. No, it wasn't the 2-seater, MG-Midget that my father had labeled a "death trap," but I could turn this short lived Chevy into a boy-cave, party palace or my name wasn't…

Just Enough 2 B Dangerously Fun

A little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing, that is unless you've just acquired a mandolin, which in case it then becomes a dangerously fun thing. I've always said to beginning guitar players, "all you really need is…

Find the TYPO CONTEST


Here's the DEAL.....OK, I know you've heard that before, but this really IS a deal. Give me a chance to explain before you scroll down!

 Hidden in plain view, there is an incorrect spelling of a word in the…

Farming?? Really?? O.K., give it a try!


Growing my own LETTUCE in the back yard sounded like a good idea. Fresh produce, free of pesticides, and FREE for the taking, if you don't count the labor.  It worked. The lettuce exploded...I mean REALLY exploded! I ate lettuce…

Oh No! Another 'new beginning!"

My front door is open. The sunshine is pouring in, lighting up the terrazo floor. Speedo, my cold-blooded Chiwawa (that's how I stubbornly spell it) has moved to the front porch to warm his cold bones. For Speedo the day…
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Responsible IS as Responsible DOES

Responsible IS as Responsible DOES. Sounds like a Forest Gumpism doesn't it. I have 6' x 6' Tiki Hut in my backyard. But, you'd never know it was a Tiki Hut because it doesn't have any palm branches on…

What's In a NAME?

What is your FIRST name? What is your LAST name? What do those names say about WHO you are? My FIRST name is KENNETH. I am a Jr., named after my father, That makes me the  SON of KENNETH
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"WHO do you sound like?"

"Who do you sound like?" he asked. "Who do YOU, as the artist, think you sound like?" he pushed. OK, I responded, how about....(and I dropped a few names). That's a more difficult question than you might think, especially if…

What is an OCTOBUS?

Hangin' out in what I called the OCTOBUS. It was, and "was" is the operative word, a 2000 Gulfstream RV that took me up and down the eastern seaboard twice, with a couple of detours, like a stop at Bonnaroo…
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Feeling Thankful....NOT talkin' Thanksgiving!

Someone gave my 6 year old grandson Asher something, and my daughter Loren immediately chimed in "What do you say?"   Asher is no dummy. He knows the drill. Of course, you say, "Thank you." That's where you get that stuff…