Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Square Dance

In reflecting on my life I find a hodgepodge of odd memories. There are so many things I’ve seen and done that no one even knows about. Like saving a drowning child, flying in a burning airplane, nearly falling off … Continue reading

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Chess

My son asked, how did I get so good at chess? When I was seven years old my soon-to-be brother-in-law Frank Lyman taught me the basic rules of chess, and we played quite often. I can’t explain why he took … Continue reading

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Feminism Defined: by The Twentieth Man

    Feminism: fem′i•nism (fĕm′ĭ•niz’m), n.   a negative double-construct; feminine + ism; the suffix ism (usually positive) indicative of ideology, belief, and concomitant actions. Slogans of a like nature. The root word feminine also being a construct, the suffix … Continue reading

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Sex Talk

Being as I am an eclectic and habitual reader of practically anything under my nose, I happened upon a rather odd and unusual magazine way back in 1977. If memory serves it was called PM or Personnel Management Magazine. In … Continue reading

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I Apologize If I Haven’t Already Offended You

I apologize if I haven’t already offended you. If I haven’t offended you it is only because I just haven’t gotten around to it yet. Stick with me long enough and I will offend you. I guarantee it. They say … Continue reading

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Angry Father’s Day

You can shove this Father’s Day holiday business up your ass. Every year it just translates as mockery and parody. Fag aldermen, queer congressmen and sex deviate senators have no respect for fatherhood. The very same corporate capitalists that sell … Continue reading

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Oh, My Head!

This story is based on an actual event in the summer of 1988. I took my then six-year-old son to the public swimming pool at Jackson Park. As he was a non-swimmer we stayed and played at the shallow end … Continue reading

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