American Clichés

"Paris is a woman, but London is an independent man puffing his pipe in a pub." ~Jack Kerouac, Lonesome Traveler If Kerouac were alive today and traveling the U.S., I think he’d agree with my observations: Colorado is a young white dude with dreadlocks and the munchies, but Chicago is a guy named Joe, sporting … Continue reading American Clichés

How to Pull Yourself Out of a Funk

*When I say “yourself,” I mean myself. Sometimes life progresses with no surprises. You (I) wake up eager to conquer your (my) typical daily routine: Get licky dogs off facePut said dogs outsideFeed the aforementioned Feed selfExerciseEngage in work of some sortShop for sustenanceHoard toilet paperMaintain order- laundry and cleaningDo wellness checks Sometimes, a wellness … Continue reading How to Pull Yourself Out of a Funk

Irony vs. Sarcasm

Good morning class. 😏 Today we will discuss the difference between irony and sarcasm. No, they are not interchangeable. *There will be a test at the end of the lesson. Irony- Doocy is a paid journalist. Sarcasm- I love that guy. (Really, I detest him.) Irony- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who calls the shots … Continue reading Irony vs. Sarcasm

A Limerick for a Coward

•~• Milquetoast Pence was schooled by a Quayle Who when asked said there was no avail The votes say Trump lost Stand up to your boss Either way, he wouldn’t post your bail. •~• Treason was their choice, not a shock GOP pledged themselves to Trump stock Ignore what they say What we saw that … Continue reading A Limerick for a Coward

Is the Pandemic Over?

What has become of the dystopian land of zombies who bask in a clouded haze of LED lighting? How is it I can see smiles and read lips? Someone has replaced shitty ambiance music with Sam Cooke. The world is brighter. I could weep with relief as I stand in the grocery store check-out line, … Continue reading Is the Pandemic Over?

Chasing Dusk

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Thanks, Eleanor. If you are reading, this, you can assume I survived the night… Kill or bee killed. (Har har) My war has been with yellowjackets, not bees. Three days ago, I reached the end of my ‘how to kill yellowjacket wasps’ list. The last … Continue reading Chasing Dusk