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  • What I Think I’m Learning From This Pandemic

    What Think Learning From This Pandemic

    I’ve been here under house arrest since March 15th.      I haven’t had any kind of encounter with another human being.   Phone calls, texts, emails, but human... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Covid-19

    Covid-19

    Wanna know what the 19 stands for???It’s the number of pounds I’ve gained since starting my voluntary, but strongly suggested quarantine,  14 days ago today. Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • I Prayed Today

    Prayed Today

    I did,And as a rule, I don’t.   Not really.    Not like I did today,.But today, I prayed and the damndest thing happened.I prayed for other people. Read more

    Posted on 23 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Virus

    Virus

    The fear-inducing power that can be found in a cough.A sneeze.Saliva; spittle.If you stop for one second—just one second—and  attempt to wrap your head around... Read more

    Posted on 20 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • And Here We Are.

    And where is that?     In unchartered territory to be sure, yet the long lines the, food shortages, the numbers of sick  and dying seemingly higher all the... Read more

    Posted on 18 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Tá Mé in Éirinn

    Éirinn

    This will be a short post, because as I compose this,  I have a little over 48 hours left here on the Emerald Isle and I have  to cram about 72 hours in the tim... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • My Pre-Ireland Blog Post

    Pre-Ireland Blog Post

    We leave for Ireland, the Emerald Isle, tomorrow afternoon. I do believe I fell in love with the place after seeing Darby O’Gill and The Little People. Or was i... Read more

    Posted on 07 March 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • It’s Lent, Ya’ll

    It’s Lent, Ya’ll

    I’m a lapsed Catholic.    At one time, I liked all the pomp and circumstance and spiritual magic the “magic”  the dogmatic side required to make Mass….well,... Read more

    Posted on 28 February 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Blogging During The Latest Demo Debate

    All times CST.First of all, yawn.7:36.  This student loan expungement nonsense infuriates me.    It cost me more than $72-thousand semolians and I spent more... Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • A Primer On Psychopathy

    First of all, I have the perfect recipe to make a psychopath. Steps 1 through 4: you add a little bit of me, a healthy dash of the incorrigible men I often... Read more

    Posted on 25 February 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • That’s All Folks

    That’s Folks

    Blogging is dead.   Well, personal  blogging is, anyway.   Sports blogs, mommie and fashion and style blogs, tech topics and something called “blogging... Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2020 SELF EXPRESSION
  • I Know How This Day Ends (2019)

    Know This Ends (2019)

    The last present is unwrapped.The food is put away…..even the leftovers and the dishes are done.The last guest is gone.Was it a good Christmas?You ask yourself... Read more

    Posted on 25 December 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • An Angel (?) Wanted A Breakfast Taco

    Angel Wanted Breakfast Taco

    This blog has always meant to be a humor blog, then over time when things began to changes in my life and it adapted it whatever floated my boat. I started it i... Read more

    Posted on 17 December 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Living With MS

    Living With

    People live with it daily.   They die from it, too.    And right now great strides are being made in the areas finding a cure. Read more

    Posted on 15 December 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Fun With Photoshop

    With Photoshop

    Now look, I’m a Trump Republican.   A proud one at that.  I like the guy.  As crass and indelicate as he  might be, he fights for me and those I care  for.  Eve... Read more

    Posted on 12 December 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • One Holiday Down, Another Big One To Go

    Holiday Down, Another

    “Twas the day after Thanksgiving and all through the house…..”Nah, not in the mood.   It’s an ugly day here in the hills.   Cloudy, only slightly cooler than... Read more

    Posted on 29 November 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • That Last Letter Of Complaint

    I don’t do this that often, but this was such a classic letter written just over three years ago and addressed to the Brown Shirts running the of HOA of a small... Read more

    Posted on 23 November 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Fifty Six Years Ago Today

    Something has always fascinated me about John F.. Kennedy’s assassination.      Maybe it’s because it happened in my home state of Texas, making it Dallas’... Read more

    Posted on 22 November 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Pot & Mayhem & Mayhem, Oh My!!!

    Mayhem Mayhem, My!!!

    There’s been some very, VERY good news from the financial sector. Additionally, the Dow broke three records last week. Along that front, my mother calls me a... Read more

    Posted on 20 November 2019 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Play Melancholy For Me

    Play Melancholy

    You oldsters thought I would have inserted “Misty” instead of melancholy, right?    Well, I can’t stand the song “Misty” in all forms and fashion. Read more

    Posted on 18 November 2019 SELF EXPRESSION