Empty

There’s that point when you are like I’ma eat all the things! Stand back! No Brownie is Safe Today! Today is that day. *Muppet flop* I’m not hungry. and even if I was I shouldn’t be eating that kind of crap. But I wants it. I wants it the way Golem wanted to the One Ring. I know it will make me feel like crap but I’m craving all the things bad for me today and a pan of brownies is very high on the list of wants and bad for me. Sigh So here I am sharing my weakness[…]

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A Game of Moles

We have been invaded. We are at war.  Our roommate has decided to take a possessive interest in taking care of the lawn.  He has purchased grass seed, fertilizer and lawn care implements.  This is also our first summer in this house without our beloved Daisy dog. Moles have moved in to our yard. The mounds of gravely dirt began appearing in the front yard and quickly spread to the back yard. This happened once before many years ago but I made use of a quick kill buried trap for the front lawn and while we had Daisy, the mighty[…]

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Angry

*sigh* I’m angry.  It’s been distracting me all day.  I should be working on work things right now but this weekend I just experienced 2 really big fails by people who should know better.  My wife’s mother and father are moving away from the area. They will be living in a place we won’t visit for our mental health and safety. So this weekend was basically goodbye. I’m angry because even though I understand why they made this choice I still think it’s the wrong choice.  It takes them away from family that they should be trying to get closer[…]

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Simply Music

I just want to play my music files. I have thousand of hours of music. A Lot of them ripped from actual CD. I just want to load them on my phone and play them. But Noooooo first the computer is cranky about talking to my phone. Then once I manage to transfer a few files to my phone the music player on my phone gets cranky about finding and playing the files. Thumps head against desk. Look I don’t LIKE ITunes. Its grabby with permissions. It is touchy about files and forgets what I was last playing. It also[…]

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Too good to be true

I have an excellent relationship with my wife.  My kid is pretty fantastic and seems to be pretty trouble free. I live in a decent house, drive a reliable car and work at a job that lets me pay my bills on time.  I don’t drink or smoke or do drugs.  Taken on the surface you might think I’m a goody two shoes.  (Is there anything more 80’s than that video?) At the very least some suspicion might creep in that all is not as awesome in my life as it seems to be.  I must not be telling you[…]

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100 Day Project Day 3

No inspiration for a picture today so how about one of words. Bare brown feet slapping the hard packed dirt raising little puffs of dust in the heat of the summer sun.   Suntanned arms pumping, helping to throw my body up the hill.  I’m flying on two feet, as free as the squawking black crow that flaps up from my path through the green waist-high weeds of this abandoned acreage. Just something that’s been knocking around inside my head. And now its in yours.

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Uncomfortable

Being made uncomfortable is never fun. But sometimes it is necessary to place myself in the way of ideas or concepts that make me uncomfortable in order to grow my spirit. I enjoy writing my stories about things that have happened to me. I hope others find them interesting and funny too but they do not make me particularly uncomfortable to write. There is no real ‘stretch and grow’ emotionally for me when I write them. Sure they do provide me with the technical practice of writing a piece start to finish but my inner self isn’t challenged or made[…]

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