Monthly Archives: August 2014

Caturday – It’s exhilarating

  Jasper and Sneakers lying close together. Seeing either one of these cats from behind brings to mind a certain monologue from Austin Powers:   The details of my life are quite inconsequential… very well, where do I begin? My … Continue reading

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Light a Stick of Nag Champa to Set the Ambiance

http://www.waxpoetics.com/features/video/video-tower-records-sunset-los-angeles-1971 It’s a Friday and I’d like to wax nostalgic for a moment. The link above is a video taken at Tower Records on Sunset in LA, in 1971. Boy, those were the days.  My brother and I grew up … Continue reading

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In Case You Had the Misfortune of Watching This…

For those not into bad dramas or vampires, the HBO seriesTrue Blood had its grand finale Sunday night. For the first two seasons it was a silly but entertaining. Then the wretched and inexorable decline began. It was such a … Continue reading

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IPAs, Porters, and Stouts Oh My!

Here’s the view of the beer fridge after stocking it Sunday night. I earned a respectful nod from the beer geeks at Four Firkins for this haul. This should keep me stocked up through the fall. I’ll probably pick up … Continue reading

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Come Home to You

There’s a song off John Hiatt’s The Tiki Bar is Open that means a great deal to me. It’s called “Come Home to You”. When I was driving a long commute and a combination of our financial woes and slaving … Continue reading

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I Call It The Family Truckster

Our adventures with Mercury Land Yachts (TM) is somewhat over. The older one is now in the care and custody of my mother-in-law and the 2005 is in the garage cooling its heels until I feel nostalgic. We’ve bought a … Continue reading

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Bats is Smart…They Got Radar

Back in David Letterman’s 80s prime, he’d come across a line he considered it funny and would repeat it for weeks. This absurdity would be funny at first, lose all traces of humor, and then come out the other end … Continue reading

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