Category Archives: Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm

Too-rah loo-rah loo-rah

A week ago Thursday, St. Patrick’s Day, I observed an odd but interesting sight.  As I trudged to my car, not fully awake and tempted to crawl back into bed,  I saw a Christmas tree standing next to the trash … Continue reading

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Turn On The Old Victrola

Knowledge of self often comes at the hand of suffering. Whoa!  Where did that come from? I have been in a funk for the last few days- mopy, lethargic – you get the idea.  I haven’t slept well, haven’t eaten … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Days Off, Discovery, Emotional, Life, Me, Music, Silence, The Rolling Stones, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Thoughts | 1 Comment

Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio

You can’t wait for inspiration.  You have to go after it with a club. – Jack London That quote reached out, grabbed me by the collar, and shook me senseless.  When I regained consciousness, I knew it was time to … Continue reading

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Was ist los?

( trans.  What is this?  What’s happening? ) This will be a shortie.  It seems the pain in my shoulder has returned and I understand why.  To determine the cause, I type in my symptoms ( that’s too easy – … Continue reading

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Take Me, I’m Yours

 I have a high school reunion coming up in October.    It will be 31 years ago that I graduated high school ( you do the math ).  The only reunion I attended was my 10th.  That has been the only reunion … Continue reading

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Clothes Make The Man

Memo to young men under the age of 30: learn how to dress. I people watch when I walk around town and most of the guys are slobs.  Their idea of casual is baggy, over-sized jeans with the waistline halfway … Continue reading

Posted in Browsing, Clothes, Life, Me, Men, Questions, Single, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Thoughts, Uncategorized, What Grinds My Gears, What Women Want | Leave a comment

Haven’t I Seen You In Here, Part Deux

What is it about women and sports bars?  What is it about women and bars, in general?  I have gone a year without intercourse, a single frustrating year without coitus non-interruptus.  I go to the sports bar downtown on three … Continue reading

Posted in Apartment, baseball, Dating, Experiences, Feelings, Flirting, Getting Laid, Intimacy, Kiss, Life, Love, Me, Moving Forward, Passion, Possibilities, Relationships, Romantic, Sex, Single, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Uncategorized, Women | 8 Comments

Thoreau Would’ve Been Proud

“I went down to the demonstration/to get my fair share of abuse” -the Rolling Stones/”You Can’t Always Get What You Want”   I  am going to miss the finest display of civil disobedience ever conducted in the Pine Tree State. … Continue reading

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Reach Out And Touch Somebody’s Hand

I learned something about the human spirit yesterday.  I’m certain that challenges such as this are presented for a reason. I was in need of cash and pulled into the credit union to use the ATM.  As I parked my … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Connected, Cosmic Dope Slap, Discovery, Getting Outside The Box, Heavy Thoughts, Life, Love, Me, My Father, Pain, Questions, Ramblings, Reflections, Sadness, Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm, Watching, Writing | 5 Comments

Talk About The Passion

I was asked a question last night,  “Are you “lost”?  What are you passionate about?” Okay that’s two questions. “What makes your soul shiver?” Alright, three questions. My response was my writing, my children and, when it’s warm, playing golf.  … Continue reading

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