One of the most charming and humorous parts of Disney’s Haunted Mansion isn’t even in the mansion. It’s in the cue outside. A series of tombstones arranged as if in a family burial plot proclaim pithy witticisms about each for whom the bell tolled. Goodness sake, Jack Sparrow, it seems dead men really do … More Dead Men Really Do Tell Tales
One of Seinfeld’s shticks is on the subject of getting rid of stuff so you can acquire more stuff. It’s a perpetual dance, isn’t it? We buy. We bring stuff home. We realize we have ten pounds of crap in a two-pound bag and we have to purge to make room for our newest acquisitions.
Today is December 8. It’s a date I easily remember. It’s the date John Lennon was assassinated in front of his apartment building in New York. But as for me, I remember it more as a day I nearly ran out of time… Funny thing was, only sixteen days earlier, my on-again/off-again high school/college sweetheart … More Time Through the Hourglass
I stopped drinking almost two years ago because I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. I guess it just stopped being fun. I wanted to challenge myself to go without beer. To see what a clear mind would feel like.
I didn’t have another job and I didn’t care. I wasn’t going to do the Step and Fetch for someone who treated me as a Persona Non Grata.
I wasn’t going to make nice with the devil and end up in therapy myself. … More Mentors from Hell- The Devil’s Persona Non Grata