Monthly Archives: November 2012

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (the real one by Dr. Seuss) Most of us have been raised with the popular cartoon created in 1966, voiced by the incomparable Boris Karloff, chock full of memorable music and Tom-n-Jerry-like animations.

Posted in Squirrel! | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

People I’m Thankful for Even Though I Hate Them

People I’m Thankful for Even Though I Hate Them Well, “hate” is a very strong word… (Making my “thoughtful” face.)

Posted in At the Crosswalk | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Poetry-n-existential crap like that

Never Enough Will we hear? Never ourself for fear — fear of being judged, of being thought of as “less than,” not worth my time to stop and take notice of the marvel that is you… or me. Fear of … Continue reading

Posted in Gum on my shoe | Tagged | Leave a comment

Further Ramblings About Dating

Further Ramblings About Dating In conjunction with my wildly popular “First Date” posts – well, as “wildly popular” as this blog ever gets, really – I suppose I’ll delve into the continuing saga of my ineffectual love-life.  Is this topic … Continue reading

Posted in At the Crosswalk | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Uncle Bert

Uncle Bert These words, “Uncle Bert,” are as honey on my tongue.  Oh how I love, love, love my Uncle Bert.  He has passed on now, but my memory of him is as dear to me as fresh linen and … Continue reading

Posted in At the Crosswalk | 3 Comments

Civic Duty

Civic Duty  Where does it begin?  And where does it end?  These are real questions.  I have my definition, but apparently I don’t know the answer for everyone.

Posted in At the Crosswalk | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Wayfaring to Hegira

Wayfaring to Hegira a poem by… well, me.

Posted in Gum on my shoe | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

They’ll never ask me to Speak Again

They’ll never ask me to Speak Again  Some decisions you just never live down.  Try as I might, all attempts at self-redemption have done nothing more than plunge my mutilated reputation further into the cold grave I dug for myself.  … Continue reading

Posted in Gum on my shoe | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Curtains

Curtains  At times, a topic presents itself so eminently that it is impossible to ignore.  I’ve been wanting to write about this for some time, but knowing that some of you may reject it outright – as it is an … Continue reading

Posted in Crossroads | Tagged | 4 Comments

Endorsements

A couple of my friends are sterling film directors/producers: I’d like to refer you to their work.  They can always use your support and a kind word of encouragement — if not even funding!  Take a gander at their websites … Continue reading

Posted in Squirrel! | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment