My Musings

This text is currently hidden by a css change. Alow's me to go directly to the category description because it is editable in the front end,

Hopes And Dreams

When I die, and you and other friends are gathering ‘round to drink all the beer I left behind, I want you to know that I would prefer it if you drank my beer from real glassware.

It’s the least you could do for me, for crying out loud. Look, I left you all this beer, most of it in kegs. What, you’re going to drink it out of plastic cups? Or coffee mugs?

I know some of you are just chomping at the bit to go under the tap when I die, while people around are chanting “drink, drink, drink…”, but I think you can be slightly more dignified about it. How about tapping 8 ounces into a short-stemmed glass and admiring each beer’s character? If you have chin whiskers, now's the time to massage them while striking a deep, contemplative pose.  

On the other hand, I’ll be dead, so it doesn’t really matter what I want. Nevertheless, I thought you might want to know what I’m hoping for.

Continue reading
  1082 Hits



Daily Haiku


Cats oft’ void their guts.

They cough out fur balls. They puke.  

We tread carefully.  


College Tuition

We dig ourselves a deep hole

Need a second job.


Now that I’m sixty

People think I’m a wise man

Probably, I’m not


I’m in my Fifties

But tomorrow I’m Sixty

Will need a sports car


My PCP Says

“Keep doin’ what yer doin’”

Prob’ly I should not


It’s St. Patrick’s Day

We eat beef that has been corned

Whatever that means


Robots and A.I.

I will make use of these soon

To do my taxes


Strange Oscar night end

Pacino failed to mention

Best pic nominees


Who’s this Katie Britt?

Scary. Wierd. We could have used

A Trigger Warning


Subscribe To The Blog

Produce This Audio Play!

Ever wanted to produce a radio play?  Think you have the mettle?  Read on!

Tag Cloud

Climate Change Good Reads Hot Air Balloon Zoom Belgian Ales Skiing Work curling shoes Spice Girls Godfather cornhole Advertising technology Existential Crisis Liz Phair Ice Dancing NFL Email Audubon Bar When I die Europe punk music Canada Yeast Plastic Short Fiction Theater Bodysurfing Knots Masks Motorists Tom Waits Allergies nukes Weather Cats Sports Texting Audio Halloween Bands I've seen Rock Bands Beer War and Peace Music Vaccines Mass General Hospital Bunker Me Marketing Gimmicks Butterfingers Reveillon Soup Politics As Usual Mom and Dad Bands I've Seen Spoon the band Canadiana Bikes Eclipse Hurricanes People I know Roommates I've Had The Past Coyotes NPR Rabbit Hole Reese's Peanut Butter Cups high winds Accounting COVID plan mid-winter vacations the sea Cornhole star Joan Jett gathering throngs Car Dealerships TV Golf The Old Days Hand Planes Syracuse Higher Education Earth Peacekeeping Mustard Brewing BB King acerbic high school principal coronavirus Putin College Bill Monroe Soccer town square Bands I haven't seen China the future Barber Shops Elvis Presley midwinter vacations The Future Pats Bob Dylan Christmas winter Religion Drumming Trump My sisters US Senate Hawaii The future vacation New England Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde Bicycles Guns and Ammo Art Biden Soul Coughing Real Estate Scotch and Sirloin Red Sox Them Kids Ukraine COVID-19 Quebect Ticketmaster Royal Stuff My grandparents Mike Doughty Chowder Vaughn Wind Dad advice tambourrine Imaginings My Parents Grass Skiing Soviet Union Candy Snow Guns Football Cars Teeth Brain Surgery Sugarbush Diseases Fiction Stories I should write 1980s Ketchup Eating and Drinking baseball Boston Food Big Shoes Communication Channels soapbox rantings seasons Martinis Stairs weather Hache Verde First World Problems afterlife Head injuries Emergencies Things I've done Folk Music My Estate Skating