Living Without Electricity

It is almost Halloween 2019 as I write this in the dark. For the third time in ten days we are tolerating another power shutdown here in the west. I’ve got to tell you this shit isn’t at all fun. When we lose power it isn’t only lights that go out. It is internet, heat, … Continue reading Living Without Electricity

Buyer’s Remorse

I was in the throes of a particularly brutal arthritis flare up, so when my order for a new, extra effective joint pain relief supplement arrived I anxiously opened the envelope and removed a pill from the bottle. I knew it would make little difference to my pain level for a week or so, but … Continue reading Buyer’s Remorse

Golden Years? Yea, Right.

The only things golden about this time of my life are the perceived value of just about every damned thing I need. Every time I take a nervous stroll down the meat aisle at the supermarket I'm reminded why there are so many reverse mortgage advertisements on the boob-tube these days. "Shit-ola," it takes a … Continue reading Golden Years? Yea, Right.

Has Social Media Killed Being Social?

Am I the only one developing a dislike for social media? Every damn time I stumble onto FaceBook I get so pissed off that I want to slap baby chicks. I swear to God, I feel like a junky returning to a sadistic pusher who changes the product every minute. "Like what you saw yesterday? … Continue reading Has Social Media Killed Being Social?