Monthly Archives: May 2013

All These Blues

     I was compelled to fly to New York on the luxurious red eye because I lack control over my own destiny, but I escaped from the slippery chains that bound me on the second day following the third … Continue reading

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A Causal Connection

     I made a simple comment that sounded innocuous enough to me.  But, what I heard in response was, “You always think you’re so funny.” Right from the start, important pieces did not fit.  There was a standard list … Continue reading

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Shoot Your Shot

     It was the day after or the day after that. The former was much like the latter.  I was having my ups but mostly my downs.  Nothing new there.  More of the same was on the way.  That’s … Continue reading

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Ever The Same As It Never Was

     I was observing an abundance of holes dug by voles in the absence of the tawny owl and more random skittering of mice.  What day it was I could not say for sure.   Simultaneously, or nearly so, … Continue reading

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The Pro Bro’s

     I was staying busy according to a strict schedule that ruled my thoughts as I awaited the return of the tawny owl.  There were lots of forms and boxes to color, secretive codes, points to sharpen.  Plenty of … Continue reading

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Suspicious Signs

The first week with neither word from the tawny owl, nor thumping bass lines from his lovely wife, Thee Mrs., was not too hard to withstand.  I was nominally claiming responsibility for the care and feeding of needy tween twins … Continue reading

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It’s Gonna Take Martial Law

     Unlike mere humans who mull and ponder a lot over the topic but have a much harder time living up to the facts of the matter, the tawny owl, while no devil or saint, was a pretty monogamous … Continue reading

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