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  • AHS: Cult. Season 7/Episode 3

    This episode is called ” Neighbors From Hell” and yep, I’d say so.   More on that in a bit.Tonight, we were introduced to a new couple. Read more

    Posted on 20 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Musings

    As I type, New York is all a twitter.     It’s General Assembly week at the United Nations.   Hotels, bars, restaurants and high-end hookers are excited, but... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Cult (of Personality) AHS 1 & 2

    Cult Personality)

    Tis the season and I forgot all about it.   My cousin Gwen emailed me tonight to see if I’ve been watching Season 7  of American Horror Story.     I did a... Read more

    Posted on 16 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Photo

    Photo

    My sisters and I visited recently, and we were sitting in my semi tastefully appointed new living room.   We were sitting in a perfect triangulated cross fire... Read more

    Posted on 14 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The 16th Anniversary of 9/11

    It’ been up 16 years since that fateful day and on yodsyb, many will reflect  fact back on that morning.   Many will cry for loved ones lost, others will cry fo... Read more

    Posted on 11 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • What Texas Is Proving To The World

    His name is John.    He’s a ordinary, everyday Houstonian who did something extraordinary that mercifully doesn’t  happen everyday.   He spent yesterday saving... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • It’s Coming Sylvester…Prepare Thyself

    It’s Coming Sylvester…Prepare Thyself

    IDL TIFF fileWhat’s’ coming?    A Hurricane Harvey sized bucket of criticism.I’ve never been a fan of Houston mayor, Sylvester Turner, career politician.  He’s... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Warmth

    I often go outside with my dog Bixby, when he makes his last pre-bedtime bladder letting.    He’s still not used to having yard and I suppose he feels more... Read more

    Posted on 22 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • A Conversation With My Mother

    8:23 AM Saturday(the phone rings; I know who it is)LK: Hello MotherMother: Well, three cheers for caller ID!LK: Nope, I knew it was you.Mother: How?LK: The phon... Read more

    Posted on 20 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • We Need Help

    As a country.    Would that we could find a psychiatrist’s couch big enough.I’m watching the scat about to hit the  fan in Boston and there’s a sinking feeling... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The God Principle

    To please my 87 year old church-going mother, I went to church with her this morning.    She’s Methodist.    I was raised Catholic, something she had to do…. Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • About God

    About

    Who, what, where is God?    Do you believe he’s the long, white-haired, Chuck Heston looking guy Michaelangelo  painted?    Or do you believe without the need... Read more

    Posted on 29 July 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • My Dilemma

    Dilemma

    I’ve not been around much lately, not that the few readers I have left would notice, but it’s been a crazy month.   I bought a new house  and I’m also in the... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Laurie, The Unhappy Homeowner

    Well, unhappy for now, but no one ever promised any endeavor would be easy. I had a very bad day today. The kind of day that cost a helluva lot of money and too... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Something For Walter

    Something Walter

    I must request that you indulge me in something.I need to take a break from the madness; my madness and remember someone who was very close to me.  Someone I... Read more

    Posted on 04 July 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • I Ain’t No Feminist

    Now, don’t get me wrong—I like most women.    We’re tough, strong  and often smarter than the Penis  People.    There are many, many women I respect... Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • It’s Father’s Day

    It’s Father’s

    I dread this particular 24 hour span. I’ve never had a great relationship with my dad and this Father’s Day will mark almost six years since I last laid eyes... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Funny Thing About Aging

    First of all, IS there anything funny about aging?Probably, I just can’t think of anything right now.I can tell you this much—the aches and pains associated wit... Read more

    Posted on 13 June 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Teeth

    Teeth

    Let’s take a break shall we from my many personal woes, all the geo-political horrifics that keep getting worse, the Never Trumpers and Hillary and other... Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • IRA? ISIS? What’s the Difference?

    I’m watching the horror unfold in the U.K. once  again.    Well, they’re calling it horror….I’ve yet to see any evidence.  But the Bobbies  are in full... Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2017 SELF EXPRESSION