Today is Father's Day. A day when we celebrate fathers. It isn't a sad day, it's just a day like any other, like Mother's Day. A day with no meaning. I never really got to know my Dad and I am not a father unless you count a father to wild ass dog. I have … Continue reading A White Rose and Playing Solitaire
For people like me who love corn summertime is almost a religious experience. The Silver Queen. It ain't no boat. It is that wonderful, sweet, white ear of corn goodness. I look forward to it almost like I do a homegrown damata. I have loved corn in almost all its incarnations: on the cob, off … Continue reading All Hail The Silver Queen
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. We took a vacation to “The Keys” this week and unfortunately vacations have to come to an end. When you come down here it’s all about being laid back and it’s a lot of chickens, conch and Hemingway. Ernest Miller Hemingway was … Continue reading Of Hemingway, Cecil and the Zest For Life
A year ago I jokingly wrote a blog about all the things that has happened to me on my birthday. With the last event being the pandemic starting depending on who you ask on the 13th of March. This year I can add the 2nd vaccine to the list. We have learned alot about this … Continue reading One Year Later
Today is my wife Rebecca’s birthday. I’ll dispense with the age. She would never forgive me and truth be known she isn’t going to like the fact that I’m writing anything about her for the whole world to see but that is Rebecca. We got married July 31st, 1999 at what was once St. Francis … Continue reading Rebecca
I have never been one to be afraid to voice my opinion on different matters thus “The Gasbag”. I also know that what I believe or think really doesn’t matter. I’m just one person with an opinion who chooses to put it in a blog form mainly for his sanity and in the midst of … Continue reading Whitney, Where Are You?
As everyone knows today is the first of Febwary. This is that month that I seem to always mispell, kind of like Wednesday. I always have a hard time with that one too for some reason. To me Febuary is the suckiest month of the year. March will give it a run but the fact … Continue reading Oh No, It’s That Month Again
I must have gotten triggered the other morning at 530 as I pulled into QT and saw a black guy, decked out with his Trump flags on his truck, wearing his Trump T-shirt, his MAGA hat. This young thirty something girl didn’t like it and was yelling at him, giving him that international middle finger … Continue reading A House Divided
Well as I look back on 2020 I can only hope as I write this that 2021 will be better. With the events in DC this past week, I have my doubts. Someone has already said that 2021 is only 2020 now legally being able to drink. Let's hope not. We were introduced to knew … Continue reading 2020……Hey, What Chapter of Revelation Are We On Today?
When it comes to Christmas I am truly Ebenezer Scrooge reincarnated. I admit it. I wish I knew the reason but I just cannot get into the Christmas spirit. I never have. Maybe it is my childhood. I can remember a few Christmas mornings as a child when my parents were around that were happy … Continue reading I Can Explain