CONTROVERSIAL THINKING (Out Loud)

A short play in one scene. Many readers will find this subject very distastful.  If you are easily offended by speculation, please go to some other blog post. All are sinners. Does it surprise you to learn you may be in heaven with Adolph...

CRAVING for a FUDDRUCKER'S BURGER

I do.  I'm feeling a little shut-in by Sandy,  It should pass by later tonight.  Once it does I'm heading out to find the best in hamburgers. The biggest problem with Fuddruckers is that I won't mention it by name, or make a date to go there or...

HURRY HALLOWEEN

I hope Halloween comes and goes quickly.  For two weeks now I've been in a deluge of spook movies.  You know, Dracula, The Mummy, Invisible Man, Frankenstein. The Haunting.  I can enjoy one or two of these every year.  But 20 or 30 all in a row, Help!...

ADHD -- You Betcha!

My daughter, who has a masters in Psychology, has been saying for years that I have this disorder. "Preposterous!" I would tell her. I have extraordinary powers of concentration. It is true that I have a lot of things I want to do and never get done....

VETERAN, is it a DEROGATORY TERM??

I know it became a questionable term during Viet Nam times.  That should never have happened, but it did.  The carpet bombing left a bad taste in everyons mouth.  What we all need to remember is that no one wanted to be there.  No GIs wanted it. ...

ART SCHOOL MEMORIES -- Scribbles challenge # 14

The model came out, dressed only in a long robe. The students sat in their bench seats with their drawing pads open in front of them, pastels waiting, ready to be used. The model dropped her robe and our new New England girl blushed furiously, but...

PASSING THOUGHT - COUNTING TO TEN

If we use a ten base counting system - it was the result of having 10 digits on our two hands.  OK. I'll buy that.  It sounds very reasonable. That would account for base 5, base 10 or base 20. But how do you account fore the frequent use of...

SALTY TALK

In the beginning of my blogging career I never used street language or salty phrases. There were many reasons for this. Though I might use that language among contemporary males, I absolutely would not allow myself to do so where women might hear, or...

STRANGERS ALL AROUND

It isn't a bad thing.  Strangers are just friends you haven't met yet.  Still I walk the halls of Thoughts and see strangers everywhere.  Friends seem to have dropped off, Gone elsewhere. If you know me, I never knowingly insult people, though...