Monthly Archives: January 2019

The South

The winds howl. The windows shudder. The shutters rattle and the rattles, left out by absent-minded marms roll about, pushed by drafts. It is safe here inside while the world beyond these walls appears barren blistered by a preponderance of … Continue reading

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Peak Copper

Julian Simon does not believe in peak copper. He insists that we will never run out of this amazing metal that runs through our wires our heating our coinage. Simon says that one hundred years ago we had only fifty … Continue reading

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Rats!

The rat scurrying across my shoulder in the dark was not seen barely heard hardly smelt but could be felt quite profoundly and will be remembered so very definitely for as long as my skin will crawl. With no visible … Continue reading

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These Days, These Days

You spin like a dervish, frenzy full, a chasm of chaos ready to swallow any who will fall for the same old lines brazen, brass, embarrassing, big. You go big before going home, that’s for sure, but you’re going home … Continue reading

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Eighty Three

I never thought it would happen and my will became word, thought into action. He didn’t make it just like I said it would be. The world I hadn’t imagined would never occur. Such is my power. Thus is my … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Night

On this darkened path I travel in the middle of the night on a speedened bumped road I ride, a’glistened by moonlight. I would think to take a break, or veer off-course, or somehow stray but I have yet to … Continue reading

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Yous In-Between

You: You’re better than this or thought you were, once, when you were younger, maybe, perhaps, when you were more subjective. Possibly you were stupid then and you are wiser now and more aware of your own proclivities, or maybe … Continue reading

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Will Wilt

The flowers were cheap. I got a good deal and they looked lonely on the shelf there. I just thought, “If I don’t buy them, nobody will, and they will wilt and die here, and that will be a dastardly … Continue reading

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Bombs, Away!

Hold your horses. Calm your jets. Nothing’s happening – not just yet. Wait a sec – give or take, per se. The bombs will not be going off today. We’ve got a stay of execution so none shall hear the … Continue reading

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Heinz

The esteemed ketchup company had a few more than the alleged number of products when it took its famous slogan. The pickleman-in-chief, though, knew his way around a brand and figured out the best way to sell well is to … Continue reading

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