Monthly Archives: June 2017

Three Cowboy Jokes

# 1 How do you know when you get to Oklahoma? You smell cow shit. How do you know when you get to Texas? You step in the cow shit. # 2 An old cowboy sat down at the bar and ordered a drink. As he sat sipping his drink, a young woman sat down […]

In Vino Madidus

Staying with Latin. Sitting at home with a bottle of wine. Non veritas Solo madidus In vino madidus A paraphrase of Caesar’s classic ‘veni, vedi, vinci’ or ‘I came, I saw, I conquered.’ Adepto madidus means I came I drank I fell over. We’ve all been Classical Latin at some time. For a related article […]

BLESS ME FATHER by Peter Nolan Smith

My First Holy Communion and Confirmation of Faith to the Catholic Church took place at a church in Maine in 1960. My mother dressed me in white to symbolize the purity of my soul, although she had me wear a red jacket with a black velvet lapel. I had a fight with my best friend […]

The Ferocity of the Fat Front

Obesity is a human dietary condition, in which over-eating threatens a human with heart disease, type 2 diabetes, the failure to breathe, cancer, and osteoarthritis according to Wikipedia. Obesity is determined by Body Mass Index or BMI = kilograms in weight divided by your height in meters squared. 18.5 is considered underweight 18.5–24.9 is normal […]

Mark Frechette ZABRISKIE POINT

“As you get old, you forget. As you get older you are forgotten.” James Steele Some of us never get to be old or even older, especially those doomed by the James Dean’s curse ‘live fast, die, and leave a good-looking corpse’. Few men of the counter culture were as good-looking as Mark Frechette. In […]