Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cats, Hemingway, and Me

I was catching up on on blog posts I’d bookmarked, things that caught my eye on busy mornings or late nights to which I had attended to return long ago, when I came upon this one from Millie Ho about … Continue reading

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Found Summer Photo: Hey, Look…!

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Does Anyone Prefer the “Improved Posting Experience?”

I thought I was alone, but that just shows how presumption can make fools of us all.  I noticed today that Renard Moreau over at Renard Moreau Presents has been pondering the same notion:  is their anyone who thinks that … Continue reading

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Found Summer Photo: Pebbles On The Beach

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D.A.H.O.F. Enshrines Kevin Sorbo

Hercules was half god.  Kevin Sorbo, the actor who famously played him for years on syndicated television, is not half god–he’s half mortal.  The rest is all dumb ass, and in recognition for this he is the latest candidate to … Continue reading

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Bonus “Why Assateague Rocks” Post.

My story about Assateague actually begins in Avalon, New Jersey, where we visited last year.  Despite good trips to pleasant, family-oriented Ocean City as a teenager and a previous visit to Cape May, we hadn’t exactly been sold on the … Continue reading

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Doh! After Shooting, NRA Tweets About Kids Having Fun With Guns

A 9-Year-Old at a Shooting Range, a Spraying Uzi and Outrage These guys are just masters of tact and timing. I should probably save this for use as a D.A.H.O.F. post, but….  Not that these corporate shills won’t earn a … Continue reading

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Henry Miller’s 11 Writing Commandments

I’m offering a rare repost, but this one is irresistible–not only for the racy photo of Henry Miller, but his rules for writing. I’ve broken all of them within recent memory–my shortcomings and failures are no longer inexplicable. Check out … Continue reading

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Some Late Thoughts on Ferguson, Missouri

I have been as appalled as anyone by the events in Ferguson, Missouri–from the killing that precipitated it, through the (literally) jack-booted thuggery of the local bureaucracy’s bumbling, violent attempts to suppress the inevitable reactions, the stumbling efforts to hide … Continue reading

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Found Summer Photo: Hooray!

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