1991, Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Topps celebrated their 40th and commissioned a "Desert Shield" series for servicemembers serving in Desert Shield / Desert Storm. I think we were given a pack with bubble gum and a few cards. I
Have you ever tried to impress someone with your intellect and wit by saying something like, “Stupid ought to be painful”? I tried. It sounded like, “Poopies ought to be stainful.” …no one will ever take seriously again. And I
Martin Martian is one of my favorite Looney Tune characters. When created, Martin was given a uniform in the style of the Roman God of War, Mars. Marvin’s mission was to destroy planet earth because it was “Blocking his view …Read more
Back when I read On the Road - Jack Kerouac, I became familiar with the phases like, "Dig it" or Dig it man" or "Dig this..." To the best of my understanding, it means to "Give conscious consideration to.." whatever …Read more
Sometime last decade, Kari shared a podcast with me. It was touching and has made a lasting impression. Here is the link. It's worth a listen. The Bus Stop
Ms., do I miss You? Kind, lovely, loving and true. …Read more
For Mariners and Seamen, crossing the equator is also known as “Crossing the Line.” Usually a ceremony called “Order of Neptune” is observed recognizing the transformation from “Pollywog” to “Shellback.”
For frogs, it is a stage of development from an …Read more
Nashville, TN is home to the BlueBird Cafe. The BlueBIrd Cafe is a place where icons of music have come to perform on this honored stage.
On Monday's the BlueBird Cafe and Barbara Cloyd host an Open Mic. To get …Read more
Tom Cullen (played by Bill Fagerbakke,) is a very personable character in the movie The Stand by Stephen King. Bill also played Dauber Dybinski in the TV Series Coach along with all that SpongeBob stuff as Patrick Star. …Read more
I recall bits about growing up. Some small things that may have been an altering course on my permanent development, like, my parents always told me that my birthday was on April First. Oh, I waited anxiously every year for …Read more
I’ve been writing Morning Pages since reading the Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. I have a filled several of these books. I get about two months’ worth in one notebook.
Decomposition Dark, where I hide the bodies From …Read more
I saw this last year while at a conference in Chattanooga, TN, May of 2019. At the time, I posted the picture and captioned it with something mildly humorous. Seriously, this is not the Underground Railroad of American History, but …Read more