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Happy birthday but be careful of the cactus…

Inspiration from New Zealand TV channel One about people who garden wearing just their perspiration. (NSFW content ahead.) There‚Äôs been pruning, potting, and baring all for National Nude Gardening Day. Since this is in the southern hemisphere and the seasons... Continue Reading →

To Sail Beyond the Sunset: Nomadland

Tennyson's greatest work, IMHO, is "Ulysses." In it, he portrays an older man looking back at a life of adventure and challenge. He is unwilling to go softly into that night of age and diminished capacity. Instead, he looks for... Continue Reading →

A Crying Jag

Today I looked for my Osprey Aether 58 backpack in its storage place in my garage. ("58" refers to the total internal volume in liters but you can always strap additional gear to the outside. I'm hoping to do some... Continue Reading →

Another one bites the dust.

https://www.tmz.com/2020/10/06/eddie-van-halen-dead-dies-cancer-65 Eddie Van Halen dead at 65. That's about my age. All these reminders of mortality keep popping up. He was a bad-boy, glam rock kind of guy, doing insane guitar riffs. Even so, his band Van Halen was more... Continue Reading →

Diana Rigg, RIP

I know this is late. Diana Rigg was my adolescent fantasy. The first time I saw her was her Emmy winning role in the British espionage/satire series The Avengers. She was everything I ever wanted in a woman. Strong, beautiful,... Continue Reading →

Adulting

A boy is not a man. Likewise, a girl is not a woman. An adult has knowledge, wisdom, and experience that an adolescent will need years or even decades to acquire. An adolescent thinks about the next day, the next... Continue Reading →

Life on the Fringe – The Festival

The Hollywood Fringe Festival Last Saturday I took the Metro to Hollywood to check out the possibility of doing a one-man nude stage show for the Hollywood Fringe. While the Hollywood Fringe was started in 2010, the original Fringe event... Continue Reading →

Odds and Ends

The featured picture is a photo from a very old gas station sign along Route 66, left over from the early 60s. Look at the prices! The 60s were the heyday of the Great Ameican Road Trip. Back then Motel... Continue Reading →

Same Old Lang Syne – Owls

This is an OWLS post. What is OWLS? OWLS stands for Otaku Writers for Liberty and Self Respect. We are a group of otaku bloggers who promote acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and disability.... Continue Reading →

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