Heat Stroke

Damn it all. This is driving me mad. Like dogs and Englishmen under the broiling summer sun. I do not enjoy summer. Slow shimmering burn of your clingy moist heat. I do not enjoy simmering cremation. The rancid smell of my sweat oozing between bodily cracks and crevices. Clearly I am no Sam McGee forContinue reading “Heat Stroke”

Recipes: Banana Bread

I love bananas a whole bunch! And apparently I don’t eat them fast enough and end up with a few overripe brown ones! But that is why we make banana bread! Ingredients 1/2 cup Butter (at room temperature!) (or margarine) 1 cups sugar (white or brown) 2 eggs 1 cup mashed bananas 1/2 cup sour creamContinue reading “Recipes: Banana Bread”

My Song

This is my song It isn’t very long In fact, it’s kinda short Cause this is all I wrote. I could have made it longer But then it would be even wronger Cause then this damn song Would be way too long And now that I am done I must say it was rather funContinue reading “My Song”


no matter how stable no matter how calm somehow you manage to turn it all wrong one moment we’re laughing the next moment you’re gone leaving me to wonder where I really belong I don’t need the turmoil of a daily crisis du jour where the sad end result is this same tired song noContinue reading “Vortex”

Twelfth Day of Christmas: Twelve Drummers Drumming

On the twelfth day of Christmas My true love gave to me: Twelve Drummer Drumming… January 5th  is here and so this is the “Twelfth Day of Christmas.”   The modern saint of the day – St. John Neumann – was a Bishop of Philadelphia, living in a time when there was a rabid anti-catholic sentimentContinue reading “Twelfth Day of Christmas: Twelve Drummers Drumming”