Monthly Archives: January 2016

Something Stinks in Oregon’s Malheur County

It’s odd how Bill and Hillary Clinton’s names pop up in the strangest places. This time in connection with the now-besieged Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Pulled directly from the BLM’s website: “In September 2011, a representative from Oregon Energy, L.L.C. … Continue reading

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Page 209, Sentence Six

Recently, someone sent me a post on Facebook inviting me to pick up the book nearest me and thumb to page 209, then share the sixth sentence on the page. I followed the instructions verbatim. The closest book was to … Continue reading

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Exercising My Insomnia

Insomnia is a real son-of-a-bitch! I hate it when I get so tired I cannot sleep because it causes my mind to trigger and I fall into self-pity. Honestly — this writing is nothing but an exercise in wasted time, … Continue reading

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Getting Identified

Perhaps everyone should get themselves arrested at least one in their lifetime, that way authorities will be certain to identify you should you be found dead alongside a random roadway. Here’s a recent article out of Northern California: “A body … Continue reading

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Strongest Suites

This is my ‘ego’ speaking – but I think a couple of my strongest suites when it come to writing are ‘headlines,’ and ‘conversations.’ Some times I come up with both and nowhere to use them. For example, I came … Continue reading

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Animal Crackers

Mary brought home some Animal Crackers. Mind, you I hadn’t tasted one in a very long time, so I couldn’t wait to pop one into my mouth. The little biscuits come in a bag now and no longer the rectangular … Continue reading

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Rain Showers of Success

Thank goodness for notebooks. My mind is a cluttered mess and if it weren’t for spiral notebooks, I’d really be jammed up in the thought department. “I…I…I…,” is how I want to begin every sentence as I write. I don’t … Continue reading

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