In A Sea Of Black Sheep, Be The Cigarette Smoking, Three-Eyed, Mutant Goat

Let’s start with the title of this post, because it sort of warrants an explanation of its own. First, I have to assume we are all familiar with the term “black sheep”. Done. In this instance, I’m referring to those people who have chosen to wield their art to make it through these strange times. … Continue reading In A Sea Of Black Sheep, Be The Cigarette Smoking, Three-Eyed, Mutant Goat

A Note On Joy

Originally, I planned on reviewing "The Expanse" as I just went through all three seasons and really enjoyed it...until the end, which wound up being an extremely anti-climactic note which left me cold. Then, I considered doing something on the personal side. Perhaps some tidbits of wisdom about Wordslinging, being a single father, having to … Continue reading A Note On Joy

2019: This Is The Year After 2018 (but it isn’t quite 2020)

Welcome back! I hope most of you made it through the transition from one quirky/cute/funny wall calendar to the next, but if not, you are what we call in the business “a weak bean”, and the rest of the calendar-proof population is stronger having sloughed you off. To start this year’s posting of the things … Continue reading 2019: This Is The Year After 2018 (but it isn’t quite 2020)

I’m Not A Vampire, But I’ve Played One For Half My Life

I walked into the house and out of the cold Minnesota evening with my friend, and immediately knew the scene I was looking at People were seated around a table with pieces of notebook paper containing words like “Clan” and “Generation” scrawled on them in various states of bad handwriting. That old, familiar dark green … Continue reading I’m Not A Vampire, But I’ve Played One For Half My Life