Ma Bell, Baby Bell, and Scam Bell

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As I contemplate the calming, satisfying sound of doggies munching milk bones, the not-quite-right software God loaded onto my brain drifts into totally unrelated topics. Which one do I choose to obsess over… Continue reading

Checking Out

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As I was waiting in line at the grocery store checkout, I contemplated the 80-something woman ahead of me. Her white purse hanging off a thick shoulder strap, her green blouse draped over… Continue reading

Finger Paining

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Today’s 3am wake up mutt is the Vizsla, who has perfected the fingernails-down-the-chalkboard whine. The litmus test for that particular sound is the speed at which I’m up, plus it bothers my fingernails… Continue reading

The forest fire of raging thoughts.

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Ever wake up with the unsettling feeling you’re forgetting something so obvious it’s like being 1000 miles from home and remembering you forgot to have the post office hold your mail, you forgot… Continue reading

A GOOD FIRST STEP

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I talk to my dogs a lot. They wag their tails, head held high, looking at my face as if every word has meaning. When I tell them, “You’re the best doggies in… Continue reading

Frog Spotting

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3am wake up dog! Brain cells floating in a fog Doing laundry, writing blog Don’t step on the camo-frog. What do you do at 3 in the morning when you can’t get back… Continue reading

When rejection is good.

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Man, the weird and whacky things you think about when you’re vacuuming. Science Fiction. It’s how I learned to read. First it was comic books, later the Asimov Foundation trilogy. I used to… Continue reading

The empty highway of creative thought

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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you found yourself staring at your 5 year old 22″ monitor wondering, “Where did all the words go?” Not that it’s unusual for… Continue reading

TODAY’S RANDOM THOUGHTS

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THOUGHTS ABOUT DOGS: Today’s wake-up dog award goes to the Vizsla mutt for practicing acoustical scratching at 1:30am. All it takes is 1 minute of WHAP-WHAP-WHAP-WHAP 3 feet from the bed and I’m… Continue reading

The True Meaning of Wealth

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As I sit at my computer playing Spades with an alien, a dinosaur and Jack, I consider what life would be like were I the richest person alive. Most people would think about… Continue reading