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”

How the G Note Gave Me A Neck Ache

continued … maybe I muttered something like, ‘’well, you know how it goes,” blah, blah blah,  when suddenly the woman named Linda (who’s pretty aggressive) says rather forcefully, “Why do you think phones were invented?!’’   continued … The first thing I thought was, what the hell kind of bullshit attitude is this?  Was she trying to put me on the spot to test my mettleContinue reading “How the G Note Gave Me A Neck Ache”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … Part II

if I had the balls to say ” … hey, i’ve gotta go, i left my car running … “i’d probably be just as capable of saying, ” … hey, i gotta go, I’ll see you guys  later … ”  continued …   Part II  So anyway, the first thing I did when I got into the office was get stuff out of my message box.   Then, I satContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … Part II”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny Or, How A Chorus of G Notes Changed My Life

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny I wasn’t looking forward to going into the office because according to procedures, paper work is to be turned in the next day before ten o’clock and I was already one day late PLUS I’d be going in after ten o’clock. On top of that, when I’ve doneContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny Or, How A Chorus of G Notes Changed My Life”

Lucinda Singing

Lucinda Singing (I know that’s Bonnie Rait sp.) These women singers and their words! I’m touched by their heartbreak. Their emotions run deep and purple; deeper than the bluesmen who sound sad about lost love but aggressive in contrast … Their sincerity comes from a deeper more personal space; A darker spot within their hearts; emotionsContinue reading “Lucinda Singing”

Fall Tragedy: The Lost Tapes

 …..  I didn’t want to try and fit the slapping incident or the  into my normal routines, the sense of security that all kids need.    *** Kids don’t want change.  They fear change when it’s even a little close to their radar.  They depend on stability to keep the vicissitudes of life at bayContinue reading “Fall Tragedy: The Lost Tapes”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … The End

 Before the cackling to died down  i realized i had a chance  to get the hell out of there  IF i didn’t say something really stupid which would start another talk cycle … a soft voice inside my head kept saying,  ‘’quiet, quiet, quiet … ‘’   ….. ….. …..  o.k. so …  if you really care here’s what finally happened … …..  I playedContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … The End”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … (is it 6 or 7? oh! … sorry!)

– 6 – … when that wall of sound washed over me me it  knocked my head straight back …  don’t they call that the G note,  or something like that … ?  (that’s not me …)  what’s funny is …  I wasn’t even trying to be   funny … !  …..  it was one of those moments when i found myself  unconsciously being completely  honest … ! almost like I wasContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … (is it 6 or 7? oh! … sorry!)”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … 4? or is it 5?

– 5 – Here’s how it happened … When Carol,  (the aggressive one) said,  ‘’Why do you think phones were invented … ?’’  I looked up and stared over at Suzanne’s office … on the other side of Carol’s desk … into the tiny space between the edge of the open door and the  window on the far wall …  I don’t know why I fixated on that particular spot …  i staredContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … 4? or is it 5?”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny .. 3

– 3 – if I had the balls to say ” … hey, i’ve gotta go, i left my car running … “i’d probably be just as capable of saying, ” … hey, i gotta go, I’ll see you guys  later … ”  continued …   so anyway, the first thing I did when I  got into the office was  get stuff out of my message Continue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny .. 3”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny! … II

– 2 – shit happens to me every day not just at the office but, all over the place (!)….. i’m not sure if any of it is interesting or funny … IT IS WHAT IT IS ! … but … at the end of the day i sometimes get a chuckle out of reliving these experiences within the confines of my mind … this happens to be a continuation one of those days …  ….. Before I leftContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny! … II”

London Broil IV – Redux – End

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 … ) When he got back home she was fast asleep in bed … ….. hmmmmm, he thought …  ….. he figured, since the next day was saturday  (… and she’d be sleeping in … )  he’d leave early for his appointment at  Peter’sContinue reading “London Broil IV – Redux – End”

London Broil – Redux – Part III

continued … when he doubled over she called him a doofey unemployed jake ass ….. he laughed to himself …  ”what the hell is a ‘jake ass … ?”  continued … ….. most nights after cleaning the kitchen he joined her in the t.v. room even though he hated that goddamned western channel … ….. he usually curled up with a book by his favorite author louis l’amor … ….. that one night sheContinue reading “London Broil – Redux – Part III”

London Broil Redux

continued … why feta cheese, he wondered ??  … she said it had something to do with goats milk and the symbyotic relationship goats have with tomatoes ..?? ***** she gloated it over him … the meat thing, i mean …  and the fact that he wasn’t working … ….. naturally, he didn’t want to make waves so he ate the damned feta cheese ..  (after all … heContinue reading “London Broil Redux”

It All Happened That Night V … End

4 We got home around nine thirty. She was angry and wouldn’t speak to me. “You knew all along didn’t you!” she said … “Well kind of.  But i was hoping.” Pause … “Well, you know how it is!” But she didn’t believe me! To make matters worse, the pilot light had blown out and we didn’t have any god forsaken matches!  The ones we had were wet!! Then sheContinue reading “It All Happened That Night V … End”

It All Happened That Night IV

“truth of the matter is …” she said, ” i wasn’t paying attention to a word you said … !”  i had other things on my mind … ”  continued ….. Then she says, “Why don’t we go inside where the  fireplace is and have a brandy?” I shrugged my shoulders. “Why not? Maybe we could have a steak afterward.” She said the food at theContinue reading “It All Happened That Night IV”

It All Happened That Night III

I told her I wasn’t really trying to be rude which didn’t seem to satisfy her at all so i said it again, hoping she’d understand! But she didn’t. She got mad as hell! “I hate that Dick … !!” she said.  “He’s so goddamn irresponsible!” I noticed she was looking over my shoulder at the bright lights of the lodge. I could see that glint she gets inContinue reading “It All Happened That Night III”

It All Happened That Night … A Re-post

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 say anything. I thought, that maybe we were supposed to be meeting DickContinue reading “It All Happened That Night … A Re-post”

Another Example of Radar

I watched a woman walk toward the coffee shop where I sat behind one way glass … ….. I thought I was protected from visual insult so I let my eyes wander to her breasts … ….. Despite the one way membrane separating us she must have sensed my lewd impropriety … ….. She moved her blouseContinue reading “Another Example of Radar”

I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … ? One …

– 1 – I wasn’t looking forward to going into the office that day because according to procedures, paper work is to be turned in the next day before ten o’clock … ….. I was already one day late PLUS I’d be going in after ten o’clock … ! ….. on top of that, whenContinue reading “I Wasn’t Even Trying To Be Funny … ? One …”