Tag Archives: Luck

Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing lasts forever; not even bananas. It finally came to pass, a thing I’d been dreading so long. The bananas fell from the garage. The evening of October 21st, 2017 I found them lying on the ground. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth

Too Many Cooks Spoil The Broth Give Three Examples: Cooking with Love: She salted the meat. I salted the meat. Later, she wasn’t sure if she salted the meat so she salted the meat again. We went out to dinner. … Continue reading

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Gary Wetzel

Speaking as a fellow Vietnam war veteran I have but three words for Gary Wetzel: Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

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Weasels

Every problem has a solution and every solution creates new problems and so it is with my brother’s new windows. The new windows were installed so tight to the inside frame as to leave no room to re-hang the shade … Continue reading

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and The Wrath of God

Once upon a time, when I was a young man, I found myself minding The Kid. I’d just given him a bath and perched him, still naked, in his high chair. I warmed up a can of SpaghettiOs, a favorite … Continue reading

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The Fool

So there I was, out all night driving that miserable little Yellow Cab. It was a compact rental. The South Side was a bit out of the way for a hack from the Yellow Cab Co-Op as the city’s taxicab … Continue reading

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P is for Plantation

The term Plant on this factory entrance sign is an abbreviation, shorthand if you will, for the term Plantation. Insofar as labor is concerned, little has changed aside from the name. The term Plantation implies plants or crops of various … Continue reading

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