Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Traditional Cyber Monday Sale Post

I don’t do MondaysBlack Fridays. I know this is kind of heretical, as someone trying to make money in this economy, but I hate Black Friday.  Black Friday is the epitome of Commercialmas … the corruption of a simple religious … Continue reading

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Vicky, age 5

Dear Diary, Today, I touched the ocean.  It didn’t seem very big at all, but it goes all the way out.  When I tried to walk out to it, it ran away from me, and I had to chase it. … Continue reading

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The most dangerous place: showers

Showers are the bane of productivity I woke up this morning knowing I needed to get up and write. It’s a Monday, and I’ve been trying for the last three weeks to get out a blog post about the importance … Continue reading

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The Volunteer (235)

The Volunteer I go where I’m needed.  On call, any night of the year.  Just give me a ring and I’ll be there, ready to hold a hand and offer comfort.  I’ve got a counseling license and ministerial credentials (strictly … Continue reading

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You are what you laugh at

The little book of shame At some point in my distant past, I ended up with a little book of jokes.  It might’ve been published as late as the early 80s, but I suspect the 50s or 60s is more … Continue reading

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The First Man On Mars (299)

The First Man On Mars “It ain’t workin’, Chief,” came the voice over the party line.  I shook my head, slowly. You can’t shake your head fast in a helmet anyways, but I wanted to show some respect, even if … Continue reading

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