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Good Advice From A Beloved Oddball

Good Advice From A Beloved Oddball

If you are a regular reader here, odds are good that you’re well….odd. That’s awesome!  Yay for all of us that are just a little bit outside the lines of life’s coloring book.  But every so often, it’s nice to have a little reinforcement that marching to a different drum is A-OK.  In reality, people … Continue reading

Daily Prompt~Burnt!

Daily Prompt~Burnt!

Today’s Prompt:  Remember yesterday, when your home was on fire and you got to save five items? That means you left a lot of stuff behind. What are the things you wish you could have taken, but had to leave behind? I really wish I would have been able to grab mix trusty Kitchen Aid mixer, … Continue reading

Daily Prompt~Childhood Revisited.

Daily Prompt~Childhood Revisited.

Today’s DP Challenge:  What is your earliest memory? Describe it in detail, and tell us why you think that experience was the one to stick with you. My earliest childhood memory?  It was when my Mom came home from the hospital with my new baby sister.  This was way back in 1969, when I was … Continue reading

Daily Prompt~ An Audience Of One

Picture the one person in the world you really wish were reading your blog. Write her or him a letter. Dear Mr. Lileks, I’m writing you this letter, because I owe this whole blog to you.  Mostly.  I mean, I’m the one who writes, it, yeah, but…I wouldn’t be doing it if it wasn’t for … Continue reading

Happy 100th Birthday Julia Child!

Happy 100th Birthday Julia Child!

Dear Julia, I’m sure this birthday greeting means nothing to you, because- A. you have no idea who I am and 2. you are dead. But that isn’t going to stop me from telling you from my the bottom of my heart how much you mean to me. Honestly, I hadn’t thought much about you … Continue reading

Is Jake Busey the next Tom Hanks?  Ask my son.

Is Jake Busey the next Tom Hanks? Ask my son.

I am, always have been, and always will be a lover  and admirer of bad things.  Not in the Jace Everett kind of way,  but in the Mystery Science Theater 3000 kind of way.   Things done lazily.  Half assed, sliphod, shoestring budget kinds of things.  Movies that are a victim of their creators, their time … Continue reading