Category Archives: Books, magazines, and literature discussion, opinion, reviews
Smell. So many things in this urban/suburban area smell so terrible: truck &car exhaust, factory emissions, landfills, sewage plants, fertilizer, etc al. Yeah, smell would be the first sense to go if I were given a choice of having to … Continue reading
She lived a "short, happy life" of a fool who could not discern true love when it stared her in the face. She was a fool who doubted herself and others who had her best intentions at heart. She was … Continue reading
A few of my friends have recommended the Hair Cuttery as the place to go for reasonable, quality hair care. Some of these friends are male, so they were not aware of your “long” hair policy. Therefore, imagine my surprise … Continue reading
Dark Moon Tree on Night Sky / Magic Fantasy Space Definitely a night person. I feel so much better once the sun goes down!
Being of the nerdy sort, I watched a NOVA program last night on the science of dreaming. The big take-away for me was the relatively new fact that we dream in two stages of sleep. As most of us know, … Continue reading
Hey, it’s Lollapalooza time in the great city of Chicago, so all kinds of folks are coming into town. Some come by bus, others by rail, a few by plane, and a couple by train–literally speaking. Last night, while killing … Continue reading
You may remember the romantic frenzy surrounding The Bridges of Madison County, which subsequently spawned a movie, invented a tourism industry destination, and started more than a few book clubs. Full disclosure–I saw the movie, kinda liked it, but it was … Continue reading
Just another day in paradise . . . Splintered The day began with a splinter in my finger and ended with a spinal tap.
It's the most dysfunctional time of the year “Bah…Humbug…” Christmas. It promotes greed, consumerism, materialism, and unrealistic expectations sometimes accompanied by epic disappointments.