Monthly Archives: September 2014

Honey, I Shaved the Dog…Again

Here is Pippin one day after his buzz cut. It’s still unseasonably cool here and he’s all about finding the warmest spot in the room to sleep. Meanwhile half the cats are outside, piling up carcasses like squirrels stocking acorns … Continue reading

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Yesterday It Was My Birthday, I Hung One More Year On The Line

That’s a Paul Simon line. He might have actually wrote that one. Paul has a nasty reputation for ripping off collaborators. Just do a search for “Paul Simon Los Lobos” and you’ll get some unexpected dirt. I like Los Lobos … Continue reading

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I Do As Commanded

There’s a fellow on my music forum that goes by the nickname Hal. Yes, that Hal. Anyway on Facebook he¬†challenged me to list Ten Books That Have Stayed With Me. Book list? Me? And away we go in no particular … Continue reading

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What Keith Said…

¬† I was going to launch a rant on the NFL’s bungling of this mess with domestic abuser Ray Rice but there is little I could add to this other than agree than all of these people, especially Goodell, should … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms with Digital Convenience

It’s a cold day up here. The cats can’t decide whether to go out or stay in and I can’t decide how many layers of clothing it will take for me to go downtown to get the mail. It’s a … Continue reading

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Just Another Overrated West Coast IPA…Not

I picked up two four packs of Surly’s Overrated when we were in the Cities a couple weeks ago. I love the writing on this. It’s like Pitchfork reviewing a band that has gone from an indie to a major … Continue reading

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A Terrible Horrible Picture of Two Cats Watching Football

Last night my wife wasn’t feeling well. She asked that if I was going to watch football could I watch the game in our bedroom while she tried to recover. Fine with me. Soon enough Arya settled in next to … Continue reading

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