I May Be Small … But! (Another Damn Reblog)

Maybe, an example of how to diffuse a dangerous situation. Just maybe! The year was 1966. I went back to South Jersey for a weekend away from Penn State “Happy Valley.” Four friends and myself had stopped at a local bowling alley for a game or two. For some unknown reason a tall, dark, menacing…

The Boy That Never (Really) Was!

Note: This is not a worldview, or political statement one way or the other! Just a short story from somebody’s personal Twilight Zone! ———— A woman photographer was at a photo shoot. A young boy was there staring intensely at her. She didn’t know why. So she approached him and asked, “Why are you looking…

Potty Art Revisited!

My wife asked: When did you start your adventures in art? Well, if that’s what it is, I started as a wee baby. My first medium being potty art. Unusual shapes and colors which pungent odors throw in here and there for special effect. And some of my diapers were pure masterpieces. But they had…

Don’t Post With the Fishes!

Actually it is, “Luca Brasi sleeps with the fishes!” The original text in Mario Puzo’s book The Godfather (1969) read: “The fish means that Luca Brasi is sleeping on the bottom of the ocean,” he said. “It’s an old Sicilian message.” My grandfather, Santo, who strangely departed on Santa’s Christmas Eve, 1924, knows what that means, exactly! So stay…

The Really Great Wall of Ourselves!

Learned something new from Soumili …Research Work#3. We all know about the Great Wall of China that connected the fortifications built by various states during Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC) and the Warring State periods (475-221 BC). They were connected by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, to protect his newly formed Qin…

50 Shades of Sexism!

Maybe, guaranteed to get under somebodies craw! Hell, I’m old and will be dead in a few years! Or maybe sooner, if there is an ultra-feminist uprising! The above photo is of a Wader Bird and I just added sunglasses and a purse … just because it looked appropriate! Wait a minute! It looks like…