Monthly Archives: July 2013

Awfully Close To Home

     The tawny owl was wearing big glasses.  He was looking down on me from heights I will never reach.  Nothing new there.  I know he sees what I don’t in the coolest far out places where I will … Continue reading

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My Back Door

     The tawny owl was silent but I knew he was up and out there.  He was perched in the redwood tree that grows near my back door, gauging the prickly currents of candescence that were arriving from the … Continue reading

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Balancing the Scales

     It’s preternaturally hard to say but it’s likely I was not paying serious attention to my environment.  It happens, I admit.  How could I maintain my asymmetrical face and crooked grin otherwise? Inside my head, where the action … Continue reading

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A Taupish Whale Of A Time

      Often, I walk around while talking to myself. Sometimes, from the outside, it may look more like a crawl.  Usually, though, I am able to pretend that I’m making reasonably good sense.  I try to ask and … Continue reading

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Passing Pleasure Point

     I was late.  I was sweating.  I smelled like a weasel or a polecat if not an outright skunk and there was no joy in ancient Mudville.  There had been trouble but it was not my fault.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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The Facts, Jack

     The morning after brought pain.  Joints and junctures were muddled and misaligned.  The easy answers fizzled.  Understandably, suffering followed soon thereafter.  Not even the most devout humans who prostrate mindlessly at the knees can ignore that one. The … Continue reading

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The End Draws Nearly Nigh

     Ever since I was introduced back in the day to my first singer-songwriter, architect-designer, actor-waiter, writer-blogger, and professional-hitman, I’ve always enjoyed the stylish comedy routines of the self-styled hyphenates.  Who can blame those who strive so mightily to … Continue reading

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