Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cricket Graveyard (with apologies to Jiminy Cricket)

There is no escape. That’s what the crickets have found out. Yes, there is a cricket graveyard on my basement steps’ landing. The crickets who have invaded my basement have apparently found no way to navigate the steps to freedom, … Continue reading

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In Ghost Peppers We Do not Trust

I have a thriving ghost pepper plant in the garden. No false advertising here. These peppers look evil. Why am I even growing these? I don’t even like hot food. I’m an admitted wuss when it comes to that. But … Continue reading

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To Rant or not to Rant

The Rant It feels good to rant sometimes. My own rants tend to contain some really good arguing points almost entirely drowned out by swear words. I like to think of Denis Leary as my role model when I do … Continue reading

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Tapioca is Weird Shit

I made some tapioca today. Some big pearled stuff. It’s like pudding but it’s got components. So do you just swallow it right up or do you chew? I didn’t know. My senses were confused. So there I was,  just sitting there … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Deal

I saw a Halloween promo sign at Walgreens the other day (yes, I was at Walgreens) that I thought said “A Threat of a Deal” though it appears it actually said “A Treat of a Deal.” The Threat of a … Continue reading

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Obsessed with obsessions

This world is not for the mediocre. The average. The healthy. The normal. We’re obsessed with over achievers, adrenalin junkies, insane perfectionists. My favorite one is obsession with technical perfection in the arts. Virtuosos, technical wizards, blemish free anything. I … Continue reading

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Bot Jesus

Just saw a billboard that I thought read “Bot Jesus. Miracles can happen.” I think it actually said “Got Jesus?” when I look closer, but no matter. I am thinking “Nanobot Jesus” is way more intriguing prospect. Nanobots introduced into … Continue reading

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