When Your Soul Tells You To Hide

***Just a quick note before reading this autobiographical slice.  This piece came from a bit of a raw place from the past.  However, I did try to add some wondrous humor.  I truly did.  But not everything was funny, so forgive me if I stumbled a bit.  It took a long time before the scar …

Wherefore Art Thou Art? Part 2: Cézannes On Patrol

My oh my, it has been a while, hasn’t it?  Golly, where has the time gone?  Beyond my usual excuses of laziness and being a non-motivated non-starter, I have nothing else to say other than the YouTube channels I subscribe to have items that just need to be seen. Let me ask you, if I don’t watch …

Only The Fowlest Clichés

**A Word of Friendly Warning**I wrote this little piece initially way back when I was in the confines of a not-that-great Midwestern Lutheran College in Hypothermia Falls, Minnesota.  Now, I have reedited it a bit, so if you’re one of those ancient folks who remember reading it in the school paper back then, it will …

Concerted Efforts Part 4: Courting Crimson Kings and Taco Bells

Since the stifling summer is winding down into the cooler bliss of autumn here in charming Wisconsin, I have decided to go back to the cool well of concerts from my never-ending immaturity and my ever-fading youth.  After all, given the COVID circumstances out in the world, even the city of Milwaukee decided to conduct their …

The 11 Days of Rejected Hallmark Christmas Movie Pitches

Yes, I know that Thanksgiving hasn’t even happened yet. However, I also know that it is closer to Christmas today compared to yesterday.  But soft, the holidays bring forth that most blessed of events: the Hallmark Christmas movies! As long as there are faded 1990s TV stars, boatloads of cheaper snow up in Canada, and …