Todd Snider

Todd Snider Yes, he’s been around, and yes, a few years ago, couple of big – regionally – hits. I’ve admired his material, stradling folk, rock, whatever. Looking at something from Jimmy Buffett on Amazon, their propriarty algorithm suggested a book by Todd Snider. I looked, the library had it, perfect for a rainy Saturday […] read more

Houston Rains

Houston Rains Less complicated than it seems – about this recent spate of flooding. All about Houston Rains. More memory with little, or no, factual corrections. Previously, I was thinking about SRV and his song, “Texas Flood,” duly noted elshewhere. For close to a decade, for more than that, otherwise, I circulated around that Austin […] read more

Two buck chuck

Two buck chuck It’s not Two Buck Chuck, a close relative, frequently served together. My archetype for relationship preservation, and how to keep a woman happy? I present, of persistent myth and lore, Two Dollar Flowers. Like Two Buck Chuck? […] read more

Snack Time

Snack Time Turns out, we were food. Maybe the cartoon beliefs are true? Neanderthals as Snack Time. #Paleo […] read more

Horoscope Writer

Horoscope Writer The challenge to this gig? Each week, I got to try and crack my heart wide open to write another. Can be heartbreaking, at times. Wouldn’t have it any other way […] read more

Quote Collection

Quote Collection “The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose.” – Dale Earnhardt, NASCAR Driver #Faster Kindle Edition […] read more

Saint Stevie

Saint Stevie When in doubt? Can never go wrong, knee-deep in the blues… Here, in Texas? Quote SRV: Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas All of the telephone lines are down Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas All of the telephone lines are down And I’ve been tryin’ to call my baby Lord and I […] read more

News and Grammar

News and Grammar Recent news piece, vetted, edited, I’ll assume, and fact-checked to corroborate details, sure. Too bad the grammar sucked. Couple of dangling modifiers, and items with no subject. Hard to be objective when I find that in a staunchly, rigorously marketed news outlet that I supposed to be, “Nothing but the facts, impartially […] read more

Ruffian’s Misfortune

Ruffian’s Misfortune Ruffian’s Misfortune by Ray Wylie Hubbard Ray Wylie Hubbard, Scorpio, I’ve used him as an example in horoscopes, on more than one occasion. Famous for a tune, according to lore, he wrote in a blackout drunk, he continues to hone his craft. A favorite on Letterman, and Ray Wylie was always consumate musician, […] read more

Shakespeare’s Image

Shakespeare’s Image Can’t get to the bottom of this, but it’s about Shakespeare’s Image and, quite possibly, the only one from his lifetime. Live. Like a photo. Or not. It’s sketch in a book of herbs, plants, botany and there’s one of four figures not accredited. The suggestion is that the mysterious person is William […] read more

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