The Agony and the Ecstasy V Ending

  continued …. I guess you’re just supposed to put them on and pee but, I couldn’t help but wonder what was the standard volume limit?    Volume of the Dam? I looked all over for the table of contents or for some of those FAQ’s.  I found nothing about volume.  Would the damn burstContinue reading “The Agony and the Ecstasy V Ending”

The Agony and the Ecstasy IV

      continued; Boy howdy did that ring a bell with me! I Got the Urge  Next, I’ll tell you how all off these factors came together to form this super collision.   The morning of my departure I ‘suited up’ for the trip.  The gray ones looked almost dressy in my estimation.  NiceContinue reading “The Agony and the Ecstasy IV”

The Agony and the Ecstasy III

  Wondering About the Glory  One day during the golden hour at the end of the day mulling things over while feeding bread to the turtles I wondered, what will it be like to simply keep the gates open and let the water flow when the bladder wants it to flow all natural like?   InContinue reading “The Agony and the Ecstasy III”

The Agony and the Ecstasy II

      continued …. “Gosh,” I realized.  “Despite the fact that she doesn’t have an enlarged prostate gland and I’ve never had the urge to commit murder we have a lot in common!” Creative Genius I compared and contrasted the motivations of the diaper clad, crazed astronaut with the agony I feel when I haveContinue reading “The Agony and the Ecstasy II”

The Agony and the Ecstasy

    The Agony and the Ecstasy The agony of suddenly having to pee with great intensity while cruising eighty five miles an hour on the interstate with no place to pee in sight, cannot be understated! After a minute it hurts. Longer than a minute? It hurts bad. The Eternal Battle In case you’reContinue reading “The Agony and the Ecstasy”

Gile Steele On Tape

The Gile Steele Tapes; 12:15, Thursday … She walked away from that maternal relationship with deep resentment for the way she was treated, unfairly, she was punished because she withstood the attacks on her self confidence, her self possession her intelligence.  They became rivals and it was the only way she could defend herself.  TheyContinue reading “Gile Steele On Tape”

The Gile Steele Tapes

The Further Adventures of Gile Steele; The Man Wearing A Camel Hat   Interview: 12/18/18 TGI Fridays So, I guess it was a couple hours ago.  I was waiting on that table in the corner and over to my left was this guy with all the looks of a typical older guy, white haired withContinue reading “The Gile Steele Tapes”

I Guess It’s Just What You Believe …..

Of course I have friends on Facebook!  We share the past like, we’re brothers and sisters. So, one of my Facebook sisters wrote this piece as a comment to someone about some sheets that were advertised to help people sleep better. Since I’m from a small town I’m aware that topics like these can becomeContinue reading “I Guess It’s Just What You Believe …..”

It’s Ironic

Something funny transpired today  between my nurse practitioner Matt  and Me after our  consultation.   He ended our visit saying, “These are things you have to do when  you start getting  older,” and so we had touched on  the subject of Life.  “Men don’t live as long as women you know. “  “I know,” one of usContinue reading “It’s Ironic”

FaKakda fakakda

Heard today downtown: “Fakakda this fakakda folker spoiling far a pongha fakakda, the fakakda fun a Yiddisha fakakda? that’s me!  I’m the number one fakakda fakakda best fakakda there is by far! Fakakda Me! Wooh woohwhoospuke spoof woof …. Oye veigh …. so If you don’t think this is funny then I probably need to seeContinue reading “FaKakda fakakda”

Where’s My Passport? Look Under the Underwear You Idiot!

I was conflicted.  Should I return the money or go on a spending spree? I thought about going to Brazil or Paraguay or even Chechnia but, I couldn’t find my freeking passport! I looked all over the place! I got so tired of looking I said, “Screw it!  I’ll stay home and watch the Ali Foreman fight on T.V.!” TheContinue reading “Where’s My Passport? Look Under the Underwear You Idiot!”

London Broil: the End Again

continued …  “she’ll just have to eat her goddamned popcorn with butter tonight  … !  he wondered if she’d know the difference … but, he knew better … ) Two hours later when he got home she was fast asleep in bed. “Hmmmmm”, he thought. He figured that, since the next day was Saturday (and she’d be sleeping in) he’d leave early for his appointment at Peter’s Quickie Loan Place (across theContinue reading “London Broil: the End Again”

London Broil

 They had meat for dinner almost every night. But for months he had been eating tomatoes and feta cheese each night even though he hated feta cheese! He couldn’t stand the taste and it made him sick! She insisted all along he become a vegetarian and she insisted he eat feta cheese even though he loved meat and potatoes.Continue reading “London Broil”

It All Started At the Lodge That Sunday Night: The End

continued: I saw the glint she gets in her eyes when she thinks there’s a bar within reach. – II – “What are you looking at?”   I asked. “Why don’t we go to the lodge so I can warm up by the fire and have a brandy?” I shrugged my shoulders. “Why not? Maybe we could have a steak afterward.” But, sheContinue reading “It All Started At the Lodge That Sunday Night: The End”

That Night At the Lodge II

Part II A Night At the Lodge It was a cold night! I mean, it was cold as hell! It felt like there was ice between my jacket and my shirt! She had that mink thing on but it only covered her neck! We stood outside waiting for about a half hour!  Finally I said, ‘’Where in the hell are Dick and Jeannie?“ She got thatContinue reading “That Night At the Lodge II”

A Night At the Lodge

It all started that night when I wasn’t sure what she was asking me! At first I thought it had something to do with skiing! Truth of the matter is I didn’t know WHAT she was thinking but I didn’t want to make waves. I thought that maybe we were supposed to be meeting Dick and Jeannie forContinue reading “A Night At the Lodge”

I Was Just the Postman

midcenturyman February 17, 2018 at 11:29 pm Edit   A comment I wrote about the poem titled, “When I Was Born.” This is one of my favorite pieces not just because it describes what childbirth might be like but, I think it’s beautifully written.  I like how it flows and trips along with cadence andContinue reading “I Was Just the Postman”

To Languish By the Sea the Sea

Have you ever … “It’s on the tip of my tongue,” before? of course you have who hasn’t when something is gone and come and gone again .. post scripted  or seen languishing with endless superlatives where they’re printed, worth zilcho depending on how many fish you can get  to climb to the top ofContinue reading “To Languish By the Sea the Sea”


Miriam He told me about the time he was at the hospital a year ago at the same time he would be at the same hospital this year, in the same room where last year he suffered the same procedure as he would be suffering this year .. exactly a year later. He told meContinue reading “Miriam”

#6 .. Transponding Transexual Transfers: A Detrimental Exchange Between Two Trainspotters From: Songs Heard But, Immediately Forgotten #6

#6 How are the transplants doing?  I’ll send pics. By the way, I had an epiphany when I separated the word trans from plants. Maybe I understand what transgender means now. Isn’t it kind of like almost sorta like grafting a tree? There’s a series on TV called Transparent.  It’s about a father who becomes aContinue reading “#6 .. Transponding Transexual Transfers: A Detrimental Exchange Between Two Trainspotters From: Songs Heard But, Immediately Forgotten #6”

Oops! Sorry! We’ll Do The World Series After I Tell This Tale of Horror …

It was like a scene from a cheap horror movie except … it was real! I wasn’t dreaming! At least I didn’t think I was … it was THAT REAL! End: Prologue continuing … Cuspy It all started around five thirty you know, at the ‘cuspy’ time of day. (Now i know why they call it theContinue reading “Oops! Sorry! We’ll Do The World Series After I Tell This Tale of Horror …”