About that story from The Bitter Southerner

About that story from The Bitter Southerner

Some of you have been reading Rapid Eye Reality since 2001. Other folks have found it in the years since then. Some of you are…

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Angry Birds America

Angry Birds America

I just read there is going to be an Angry Birds movie, and my first thought was, “What could that film possibly be about?” The…

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Giggling at hell

Giggling at hell

There’s a man who makes birdhouses. He’s a jolly guy, the kind you’d think would be good to suit up as Santa come December. He’s…

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The other part of the reflection

The other part of the reflection

The brush at the old Palms poker room led me to my seat one late night several years ago. The seven-seat at the table was…

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Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

Donald Trump and the Steel Panther System

I think today of Steel Panther. If you’ve not yet had the pleasure, Steel Panther is a rock band cut from the cloth of every…

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This is our home

This is our home

The kid’s shot to right field was the kind that made you gasp. It came off the bat like a laser, and it didn’t matter…

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Marriage and the power of luck

Marriage and the power of luck

She nibbled, and I didn’t understand why. I came from a family of people who took fresh bites of their food before fully swallowing what…

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Gratitude, by degrees

Gratitude, by degrees

If I’ve learned one thing this weekend, it’s that gratitude comes in degrees. I was unable to be in Beverly Hills on Friday night, and…

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Those people...

Those people…

A storm is coming, but it’s not the one you think. Yes, there will be snow in the south. It will fall for hours. When…

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