I’m finding the older I get the more “anniversaries” clutter up the memory banks. Seriously, I have anniversaries for everything. Or maybe it’s just a way for me to keep track of things. A mental filing system, if you will. With that in mind, this year is a big one. Apparently threes and eights are…… Continue reading Baked Goods
I love old books. I love the look of them, the smell of them, the feel of them. It’s almost a fetish, except I don’t rub them all over my naked body. Much… Books are magical things anyway, but old books exude a kind of power that transcends modern protocols and mores. It’s for that…… Continue reading Old Books & Ass Cream
I’m really amazed at the difference a year can make. This past weekend was my birthday, which has never been a big deal in my book, but this year was different. I believe it has a lot to do with the fact that last year at this time I was undergoing biopsies, tests and other…… Continue reading Numbers Game
What have I learned in the four decades I’ve spent pursuing my craft as a writer? Pretty much the same thing I’ve learned in the 25 years I’ve worked in film. The truth is, there are no hard and fast rules. Everybody wants to know what works and what doesn’t. Many are happy to oblige,…… Continue reading Rules? What Rules?
Scrolling through my archives I stumbled upon a little ditty I posted on Valentine’s Day back in 2014. It’s been making the rounds at this time of the year ever since 1996, but never seems to go out of style. If you haven’t already seen it, take a trip down memory lane HERE. XXXOOO!
Do you ever wonder whose job it is to put all those damned stickers on every single avocado in the store? I do, especially when I’m hand washing a bushel of avocados in order to make a metric ton of guacamole. Never mind why I would be making so much guacamole. It’s not about that,…… Continue reading A Sticking Point
What does it really mean when somebody says he or she is living the dream? I’ve wondered that my entire life. Everybody seems to be in pursuit of a dream, looking for the man or woman of their dreams, working towards a dream life. All of which is kind of strange to me, but maybe…… Continue reading Perchance To Dream