Category: life

The Thug of the Bird World

They say evil takes many an avian form. For Poe, it was the Raven. If you asked Coleridge, he might say the Albatross, albeit after it had been shot out of the sky… Here on my humble patch of land, while any similarity to the talents of Poe or […]

Over the Top

At some point, it is bound to catch up with me. After all, I am a few years beyond ten now. Still, once those theme park gates swing open, you would be hard pressed to find a bigger kid than me. I’m talking G-force. Death defying heights. Corkscrew turns […]

Pillow Talk VI

Having thrown open the bedroom window onto a wet, blustery morning, I lay myself across the top of the covers and try unsuccessfully to return to the land of Nod. I reject a full 20 positions in an effort to escape my internal combustion, but eventually come to […]

Paved With Good Intentions

So there I was, standing outside HH’s locked car, parked in front of our local OneStop, contemplataing a three mile walk home. In the rain. Uphill. Both Ways. “Well, self,” I said, “once again we can thank your good intentions for this fine mess…” It all started a couple […]