Escape to Freedom


I woke up early and twitched around a bit, and tried like hell to grab that extra patch of sleep I knew was lurking somewhere in my future. At that particular moment, I had been hoping it was in my future. I’m not so sure I have much of a future now, though. At the time, I just wanted to postpone that sudden drop into the pit of Hell—that daily excursion we call life.

You know, if you wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and ask yourself what the hell happened to your life, then you’re probably walking in my shoes. They’re big shoes to fill. Not too many people can screw up a life like I’ve screwed up mine. Each morning I stand in the bathroom tightly gripping the counter so I don’t fall over, looking into those bloodshot brown eyes staring back at me from that piece of glass anchored to the wall above the washbasin. And every morning, I’m amazed that a waste of good space like me can make it this far down the road of existence. Continue reading


Large Marge


I was hoping to have Pinky Anderson and the Traveling Flea Circus completed by now, but it seems our hero is easily sidetracked. So, I’m sharing with you another part of his adventure. The man has missed out on so much in his lifetime. It seems he has a lot of catching up to do.

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My Challenge to You


I am going to read All I Really Need to Know I Learned In Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum. I know. I should have read this long ago, but it just seems that something always got in the way. Anyway, I’m going to read it now.

When I opened the book I came to the section titled To The Reader From The Author. An interesting way for an author to address their public. But it does have some good information that should be taken to heart before beginning the adventure of reading this book. Continue reading