Category Archives: Ramblings

Stories about pretty much everything else

Payback’s a bitch…oh…wait…that’s not right…

I live and work in a very large metro area…the Dallas area in point of fact. Locally known as the “Metroplex”, or in our more irritable moments, the “Metromess”. With more than 100,000 new folks a year moving to the … Continue reading

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No, we are not. Not. A. Single. One.

She froze like deer in the headlights as I approached. Panic, fear, and a paralyzing indecision were clear in her eyes, overwhelming reason and any possible call to action her brain might conjure up. I owned this woman at this … Continue reading

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Tools

I didn’t need one last week. See, it’s simply a tool…kind of a “jack of all trades” tool…like a Crescent Wrench…used for a lot of things it can “competently” do…but there’s better tools for the specific job. Now, it’s a … Continue reading

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Making the world a weirder place

2/19/2018: Pretty certain he’d worked out that the logistics of TXDOT deploying stop cables at my command were at best, *improbable*. Continue reading

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Mis-firings…

1/23/2018: Great. Cheating on my diet, naked, with no icing and no flavor. Continue reading

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Damn rabid weasels…

Hang with me…there’s weasels… So I had to vote today…last day of early voting here in Texas and I’m working the election Tuesday…and as I walked in…I was still undecided on the presidential candidates. Every last one of them has … Continue reading

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Mmmm…munchies.

Stumbling in after a hard, late run I joined the wife in the living room watching the late news. I kissed her, grabbed handful of snack crackers out of the bag on the coffee table, and popped one in my … Continue reading

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You have NO idea…

While I was cleaning out the wife’s old car and putting the junk in the new one…I reached under the driver’s seat and…pulled out a coil of rope with a block and tackle and pulleys…small, elaborate thing…1/4″ line…and hooks…I’d never … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Life

June 6, 2012
One moment there, the next he was gone
His shell now empty, his spirit free to carry on.
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Scars on top of scars…

“You’ve paid some dues in your life, haven’t you?” He was just trying to make conversation, but it still was a bit awkward. After all, I was laying face down on a table and he was carving on my butt … Continue reading

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