Acoustic guitar wall

Purge and discuss

Last night I sat out back with the wife drinking Cadillac margaritas and deconstructing our life heretofore. Over three hours and a couple of drinks,…

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39 songs that make me happy

39 songs that make me happy

Brooding season has passed again. With the months of November through March now passed, the House that Seasonal Affective Disorder Built can now go back…

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Belief

Belief

Moments ago, my wife and I were having a discussion about cleaning products. Since we’ve had kids, my wife’s idea of a household cleaner is…

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Mastodon Weekend deconstructed

Mastodon Weekend deconstructed

“He probably has a whole generation of writers getting drunk and wondering why they can’t write like that.” –Roger Ebert on Charles Bukowski. In sitcoms…

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Honesty

Honesty

I’ve known my friend T for a long time. We’re honest with each other as much as we can be. Sometimes it doesn’t work because…

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Picture your year

Picture your year

The problem with Shane getting back into blogging (and knocking off the rust much faster than any writer should be allowed) is that I am…

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M&Ms

M&Ms

Nassau, Bahamas–The little girl behind me wants an M&M. I know this because she repeated what she wanted for five consecutive minutes, only taking breaks…

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2010: Time to go

2010: Time to go

Well, the way I see it, it’s time for us to get moving. Near as I can tell, I have been waiting around long enough….

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Otis Resolved 2010

Otis Resolved 2010

Last year at this time, I posted a sort of peremptory list of resolutions for the coming year. The way I see it, the top…

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People who died

People who died

I did something odd last night. I was doing it before I even knew why. I’m still not sure I have a decent grasp on…

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