Monthly Archives: February 2012

Boldness (2/29/12)

Happy Leap Day everybody! I don’t have anything clever to say about leap day, so I’m going to write about something else! I envy my friend Hoop Watcher for his fearless approach to life. He got the wife he wanted, … Continue reading

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Carnivore (2/28/12)

The first meeting of our new CFA, or Community Farming Organization, was a big success. A friend graciously offered to let us use his land outside the city, and about a dozen of us are going to volunteer to plant, … Continue reading

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Juice (2/25/12)

I don’t know for sure what happened. I wasn’t there. I can only go by the evidence that the media has presented, and that is a dicey proposition at best. But based on what I’ve read and heard, Ryan Braun … Continue reading

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From the Gods (2/24/12)

The great god Tumultuon called his minion Dininidor to his side. “I have created a gift for the humans!” Tumultuon announced. “Behold! It is an orb comprised of all the earth’s most precious substances – gold and silver, diamonds and … Continue reading

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Ashes 2: The Next Day (2/23/12)

My first sequel! I hope that I can capture the energy and charm of the original. It seems what most people took away from yesterday’s story was my promise to give up sodapop and fast food for Lent. I was … Continue reading

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Ashes (2/22/12)

Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday. A day for wretched excess. This year, windy, rainy, grey skies, cold. An uninviting day to be out and about, but I have to work for a living. It was a slow day so I spent … Continue reading

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My Dinner with Batman (2/21/12)

When the day has been stressful I often play an episode of “Iron Chef” on my bedside computer as I get ready for sleep. It’s better than Oxycontin for relaxation, and it’s fully legal in most US states. Last night … Continue reading

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No Help (2/20/12)

Every once in a while I wake up in the middle of the night choking. I quickly sit up, and that usually clears the blockage in my air way, but sometimes it doesn’t right away. Sometimes I sit on the … Continue reading

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Shell (2/18/12)

A lover once took me for a walk on the beach. We strolled in silence for a while, feeling the warm sand under our bare feet. Without breaking stride she knelt down, picked something up, then stood back up and … Continue reading

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Listen to Me (2/17/12)

The most obvious gift the Creator gave me was the ability to recall bits of information and then combine them in creative ways. Since I couldn’t throw a football, I learned to display my cognitive skills to get attention, and … Continue reading

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