Slay ya later

Old buddy I hadn’t seen in years hit me up out of the blue about buying me a ticket to watch Slayer’s farewell tour down in my neck of the woods. I couldn’t refuse that so I went and got another old buddy to come along…so old buddies started the party without me and were […]


So you want to know what makes a good excuse to wallow in self pity and not write anything in months? Nothing, because it’s fucking cathartic. But mine is wrecking a fun ride while breaking a personal oath and cracking one of those neck bones. It kinda cancels out when you did it to yourself […]

From the County of Bourbon

Growing up in a small Midwestern town, one which served as the seat for a county named after the finest of spirits, often came with a predictable set of experiences. If you lasted thru your teens you most likely had multiple children, a rotted liver, meth mouth, a lengthy arrest record, and/or an overinflated opinion […]

Puffs or Crunchy?

Up front, I will admit to being a left leaning moderate. I’m a news and knowledge junkie that feels the need to know what the hell is going on outside my little bubble. Unfortunately, unbiased news is rare these days. I follow dozens of different news sources. Some liberal, some conservative, some domestic, and some […]

December Story

I bet those poor hands are cold. She was sitting on the edge of her bed; elbows on her nervously bouncing knees, teeth quietly chattering as her hands cupped her chin. I wonder how long his hair is right now under that cap. Maybe it’s longish again. She had wanted to go to the event, […]


The death of Chris Cornell bummed me out. I’m not a huge Linkin Park fan, but Chester Bennington’s death added to the malaise. It wasn’t necessarily due to them being gone, since I didn’t actually know them, and because I love them for their music and both had their best days in that aspect years […]