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  • Krampus

    Krampus

    Yes, it is only mid-October, but I figure that’s giving you approximately 2.5 months to get your shit together or come the evening of December 24th, you’ll be... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Terrorism

    Terrorism

    Of course,  what happened in Las Vegas a week ago was terrorism.A mass shooting is just that and it doesn’t matter if the trigger man or woman is/was an atheist... Read more

    Posted on 08 October 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • AHS: Cult/Season 7 “Holes”

    In the fifth episode this season, we’re introduced to……TA DA!!!……fake news.     Or rather fake news that becomes real simply, because it wasn’t scary enough. Read more

    Posted on 04 October 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Las Vegas: Bright Lights/Harsh Realities

    Vegas: Bright Lights/Harsh Realities

    See this face?It’s that of  64-year-old Stephen Paddock.     Twenty-four hours ago, one could look at his photo and think him to be a typical,  middle-aged... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Unique (& Mostly) Homemade Halloween Costumes/2017

    Unique Mostly) Homemade Halloween Costumes/2017

    I haven’t done this in a while, but I felt it was time for a new version.   Besides, it’s now early October and I love the fall and Halloween kind of kicks off... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • AHS: Cult-Season 7, Episode 4 “11/9”

    11/9 is a date.     Last year, three days after Trump won the presidency.Tonight’s AHS  starts out on election night 2016.    All the the characters we’re... Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Don’t They Know It’s The End of The World??

    Don’t They Know It’s World??

    I write this with apologies to the late Skeeter Davis, and because a one Mr. Kenneth Meade predicted that today,  September 23, 2017 would be the end of the... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2017 SELF EXPRESSION
  • 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