Wondering Aloud

I love Tull, and for those new to this great classic group, the photo is of Ian Anderson, the wild eyed genius front man of the group. One of my favorite tunes ever is Wondering Aloud, which I had always heard on the Aqualung album and wished it was longer....

These days there’s so much going on

These days there's so much going on No one seems to want to know I may be just an old soldier to some But I know how it feels to grow old

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Cruising the Internuts

I was not one of those that grew up on the internet. Indeed, the internet grew up on me. I was something of a geek back then, though a cool one I'm sure. My very first job as a contractor working with the government was an assignment down at the...

Comfortably Numb Indeed

https://youtu.be/LTseTg48568 What needs to be said. Old guys like old bands.

Pulling the Sweet Tooth!

I love the keto diet. It has done wonders for me, and in record time. My first introduction to it's principles was the Atkins diet. It blew me away. Years later I discovered that the fundamentals of ketosis had been researched long before, There is, or will be soon, much...

TGIT

I'm guessing you have at least 2 questions at this point. What the hell does TGIT mean (you probably think you caught me in a goof don't you?), and what does that awesome picture have to do with it. Well, let me splain. Two simple facts will allow even podunk...

New to the Family

So I had a nice, though short, 'texting' chat with my eldest son, Derek, and his most wonderful wife, Susan. They are the proud parents of six of my awesome grandchildren. Three of those can be seen in these fresh photos. Sebastian (Bas), a marine currently serving in the land...

Another year older

You would think that there comes a certain point in your life where birthdays become ho-hum. Indeed, it seems almost a requirement that you act as if they have anyway. Getting excited about celebrating your birthday, once past some arbitrary and hazy point will bring scorn, as if you are...

Welcome to the Writer’s Wrench

FADE IN: EXT. GARAGE - DAY The open door of the garage is a black hole in the blinding sun. The READER, talented, imaginative, determined but inexperienced, warily approaches. A huge storyboard consumes the center of the garage. The legs and feet of an AGELESS MAN extend from under the...