Monthly archives: October, 2013

My first attempt at wood carving. I’m hoping they get better as i learn how.  




The Last Goodbye

The Last Goodbye   The blues were playing over and over in my head. I went into the Beehive Bar and ordered a double shot of Jack Daniels from Red. “Did somebody die, Joe?” red asked, “You look so sad, the drink is on me.” That brought a smile to my face. “Give me another…




Robot or Is It Robota

Robot or Is It Robota   “Transsexual robots are here to stay, so get one on sale today. No matter if you’re straight or gay, Robert or Roberta will fulfill your needs and fantasies,” repeated over and over from the overhead speakers in the subway station. Joe tried to drown it out by plugging his…




Chicago

Chicago   Joe looked through the picture window at The End of the bar and saw the misty and dark sky. “Look at it,” he shouted. “It shrouds the city for days at a time.” “Think warm,” Kathy said, “Picture in your mind what we left behind.” Joe closed his eyes and saw the ocean…


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What would the world be like if Humans were like this?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2013/10/09/tiny-marsupials-have-such-frantic-sex-it-kills-them/#.UmBI41DBNac  



Favorite Books, state by stae

http://www.businessinsider.com/most-famous-book-set-in-every-state-map-2013-10  



Alone

    Alone       Joe had stopped in a second hand store in Placerville California to buy some cookware for his camping trip on Mount Konocti, located on the south shore of Clearlake, California. Old volcanic domes and cones dotted the area around the lake.   While rummaging through some old blankets a…




Help?

My friend Sue, who is also a writer, had her organization design  this gear shift lever in response to an outcry from her partners around the world who are struggling to repair donated bikes that need shifters. Read all about it on their Kickstarter page:   http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/604592896/bike-shift-lever-for-anybody-by-anybody  



God, Are You There?

God, Are You There?   She got a degree in theology and could now speak directly to God she claimed and wasn’t ashamed.   “I don’t believe in him, because I know not why we exist and why all things must die. So tell me, does God answer you?”   “He let’s me know what…




What The Future . . .

I may be only one in a million affected like this, but perhaps like the canary in the coalmine, I’ll be the first to let you know that the deteriorating Earth atmosphere needs an immediate fix, because it’s back again, the numbness in my head that comes only when the air carries noxious waste. I…