Category Archives: Life Lessons

How I got this far; I don’t know.

Let go of the anchor!

Knowing you were fairly new to the trout fishing I just assumed you didn’t want to bother our fishing to tie the special White River trout rig for you. I know its one of those things best learned on the shore and not from the middle of a flowing river in a tipsy Jon boat, but the call of the trout precluded any bank-side lessons. Continue reading

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Flight of the Conduit Condor

As I sat on the top of the seat, head above the windshield and gritting my teeth in anticipation of 50 mile-per-hour insects, I began to relax and consume the experience. It wasn’t until sometime later that I realized that Carl’s highly technical method of controlling accelerator and brakes by use of a stick was flawed. Pliant branches were favorable for their slight ‘give’ but on my ride Carl selected what must have been petrified oak. When he hit the brakes I hit the hood. But not before somersaulting over the windshield and knocking myself out.
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Salvia and the madness of Edgar Allen Poe

The Salvia experiment. The sound was deafening. I was thrashing and screaming (I think) in a mad attempt to escape this unfolding nightmare. I was the kitten chasing a ping-pong ball in the bathtub. This was pure hell and I was Satan. Continue reading

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Haven’t you wondered?

Men’s minds are as complex as a Rube Goldberg diagram. You wonder how BP Tony sleeps at night or why he doesn’t have his yacht and crew enrolled in the Vessels of Opportunity program. I wonder how a sitting President of the United Stated can’t locate his birth certificate when he has the FBI in his employ. Continue reading

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Hey! Give me back my 3D goggles!

And don’t even get me started on the application of these devices for virtual sex. Carpet cleaners everywhere sre cringing at the thought. Anyways. Remember when Wii first debuted and husbands were clocking their wives while engaged in a calorie burning game of virtual bowling? Continue reading

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Camping 101

When I first moved to this area 30 years ago we used to go camping to learn about the history and wonder of our new home. Real rustic stuff. Our idea of luxury was having a Port-a-Potty not just near … Continue reading

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