Monthly Archives: August 2016

Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Five: Grand Theft Lawnmower

When I was a young child, I must have had some kind of fascination with riding lawnmowers. When I was about two or three, I’m told I would disappear frequently only to be found several blocks away trying to start … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Four: I Actually Had A Crystal Pepsi Recently

I scoffed publicly about the limited time return of Crystal Pepsi. I remarked that it was great that I could now reflect that I hadn’t cared about it when it was out the first time back in the early nineties. … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Three: I Actually Asked To Be Taken To See “Follow That Bird”

Yeah, I actually asked to be taken to see Follow that Bird. So what? It was 1985 and I was something like 9 years old. My parents and sister were going to a Tina Turner and wouldn’t take me. They … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day Two: I Practice Whistling Alone In Elevators

I can’t really whistle. It’s not completely impossible, though I thought it was for the longest time. Within the last ten years or so, I managed to whistle a little, but not regularly or well. However, sometimes kind of. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Seven Days Of Pointless Confessions. Day One: I Paused A Book Recently

I read a lot. Rarely do I take a break while reading a book. However, recently I took a break from Parade’s End by Ford Madox Ford in order to read Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes, If You What by … Continue reading

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Where Do We Bury The Survivors Again?

Wait, I know this one. Where do we bury the survivors again? Canada River Party: 1,500 Americans Illegally Wash Up in Ontario

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It’s International Buy My Books Day!

Did you know that today is International Buy One Of My Books Day? It is! I certainly am not relying on the fact that there are so many little holidays out there that you couldn’t possibly be sure that it … Continue reading

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