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  • London 3/23/17

    It’s a city I’ve been fascinated with since the film, Mary Poppins.   I desperately wanted to go there, to see the place where a soot covered Rob Petrie cavorte... Read more

    Posted on 23 March 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Letter is “T”

    Mrs. G.  was my first grade teacher.    Now, keep in mind I’m from a small town in South Central Texas and this little hamlet wasn’t very enterprising. Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Famous Dogs and Cats

    Famous Dogs Cats

    I guess it’s because I’m looking down the barrel of age 58, but sometimes I watch movies, even the ones released as recently as past ten-15 years and I wonder... Read more

    Posted on 19 March 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Dilemma at The Check Out Counter

    I rarely ask for your feedback and dear readers, you rarely offer it, but this post will be an exception.  I want…nay…I need your thoughts on an  experience I... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Good Grief

    If I had superpowers at my disposal one would the uncanny ability to remove soapscum from a bathtub at will.Being a human capable of flight sans an airplane is ... Read more

    Posted on 12 March 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Politics and Radio and Homeland

    Had I been smarter, more attractive, farther up on “the spectrum”, further down, more conniving, more authentic about my inauthenticity, I would  have loved to... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • I Had A Day

    I played Caduceus and took myself off this particular anti-seizure medication I was on.    Dangerous?  Risky?   Of course, but with my self-obtained Masters... Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Miracles

    When things happen in my life…things that loosen a shingle or 30…I tend to think  a lot about what  happened, how it happened and the always impossible, why it... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Madonna Is Still Trying

    Madonna Still Trying

    Hey kids, this is what misplaced narcissism looks like. It’s also what desperate marketing looks like.Madonna (who always referred to herself as an artist and... Read more

    Posted on 24 January 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Political Wifestyle

    Political Wifestyle

    It would be almost impossible not to have watched just about any part of the recent inauguration of President Donald Trump, not seen his uber stylish wife (and... Read more

    Posted on 22 January 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Life Lesson #406

    You’ll never get this missive. You’ll never read it. I’ll never send it. If I could, where would I send it? Heaven? Two reasons that would be folly: I don’t kno... Read more

    Posted on 17 January 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Life Lesson #406

    You’ll never get this missive. You’ll never read it. I’ll never send it. If I could, where would I send it? Heaven? Two reasons that would be folly: I don’t kno... Read more

    Posted on 17 January 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Musings

    Musings

    Some of history’s biggest catastrophes have been created by devious people with a lot of time on their hands.    For example, Hitler’s ‘Final Solution’, 9/11,... Read more

    Posted on 05 December 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Taking The Blair Challenge

    That would be Blair, the creative force behind the highly entertaining blog known as The Shameful Sheep. I’d provide the link here if  I knew  how, but I think... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Givers Vs. Takers 2016

    In certain situations, we as a species aren’t divided by gender, eye color, ethnicity, social class, religion, education or intellect .  We’re divided into two... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • It Was Three Years Ago

    Three Years

    But my story, our story goes back even  further.    It was 1999 when we met and at a hair salon of all places.      She invited me back to her home which was... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • It’s Over

    He shall henceforth be known as His Royal Hairness.I kid. I kid. I offer President Trump my congratulations. His participation in this race was crass, vulgar,... Read more

    Posted on 09 November 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • ‘Twas The Night Before Election Day

    ‘Twas Night Before Election

    And a few took a nap, 40 winks…a siesta, Hillary’s people were tired, but not John Podesta He is nervous, sweating bullets, as he always should have been. But h... Read more

    Posted on 08 November 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • A Letter To Myself

    Letter Myself

    Dear Laurie At Age 11,It’s Halloween 2016 and you’re about to read a blogpost that conceptually speaking, has been purloined.  On this spooky day in the 57th... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2016 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Ain’t It A Bitch?

    The biggest kick in the figs has got to be emotional deflation.*When you realize the love of your life never existed; when you wake up bored and the boredom... Read more

    Posted on 31 October 2016 SELF EXPRESSION