Category Archives: Writing

Beneath the Narcissism

It seems there are two kinds of people who populate my town: those who are certain they are better than everyone else, and those who actually believe those people. Unfortunately, most of the population fits firmly in the former category; … Continue reading

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Believe Me

I used to believe everything I read (with the exception of book reviews and comments on AOL). I always figured if someone went to the trouble of writing something, it must be true. Then my whole belief system went up … Continue reading

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Read It and Eat

Sometimes I wish I were a horse, so I could get away with wearing blinders. I suppose I could wear them anyway, but that would mark me as some sort of trendsetter, which would make me uncomfortable. Besides, blinders are … Continue reading

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Do What You Want

I think I did something very wrong last night – I had breakfast for dinner. I know it’s not an uncommon thing to do, but it’s been gnawing at my conscience worse than the two strips of soy bacon have … Continue reading

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My Problem With Vacations

I have something in common with pretty much every person on earth – aside from being a person and living on this planet: I love vacations. Just the word itself, vacation, resonates to me like a gentle wave washing across stretches … Continue reading

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A Plethora of Pets

A couple years back, a friend of mine offered me a cigar. He wanted to celebrate something, or commemorate something, or agitate his wife – I’m still not sure which. Although I’m a non-smoker, I accepted his offer. It wasn’t as … Continue reading

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The Seven-Word Story

Our ancestors had maybe three entertainment options available to them: eating, watching someone else eating, or watching someone else getting eaten. The rest of their day wasn’t nearly as much fun.   Over time, our choices multiplied. There are a serious number … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Food Network

I’m not sure why I watch so much Food Network programming. It could be because it’s the default channel on the little TV that’s perched on my kitchen counter. I know it has nothing to do with me wanting to acquire the … Continue reading

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Easy Does It

I’m a simple guy with a simple mind. In fact, if I were able to take a look inside my head, I could count my brain cells on one hand. Of course, if I could figure out how to do … Continue reading

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The Truth About Fibs

When I was a kid, elementary schools were all about the three R’s: reading, writing, and arithmetic. Even before I learned to spell I knew something was messed up with that. Three R’s? Really? As I understood it, an R … Continue reading

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