Joy Nov30

Joy

Operation Santa Claus, the program by the retired New Hampshire state employees to provide presents for needy kids in the state, fills my heart with joy every time I participate. We did this as kids and now, I think for the last 10 to 12 years, I’ve been doing it, too. Sometimes, my...

Short Stories Nov28

Short Stories

Wifey found an old sketch book of mine when I was a kid. Stuck inside were two Godzilla short story extra credit projects from 1977: “Terrorism in New York” and “The Day the Earth Died.” To be a kid...

Simply Wrong Nov28

Simply Wrong

I love … I mean, LOVE “The Walking Dead,” but, I’m sorry, it’s an adult show and should not be marketed in this way – as action figures and scenes – to children, in the toy section, along with Megablox, other things. It’s simply...

Thanksgiving Moon Nov26

Thanksgiving Moon

My uncle took this great picture of the moon in Portsmouth on Thanksgiving....

Pushup Bra-Era Heart Nov25

Pushup Bra-Era Heart

I know, I know, but still...

RIP Eli Nov25

RIP Eli

Life does not last forever but death is always a friendly reminder to be thankful for everything you have, everything you can do, everyone you touch with your work, words, art, etc. Live life to the fullest, every single day, no excuses. I just lost another friend in the last 24 hours,...

FLA Sunrises Nov15

FLA Sunrises

I recently took a quick trip down to Florida to visit family – specifically, to hang out with one of my brothers and his wife and baby daughter – as well as do some exploring. While there, I was able to stay two nights in hotels along the Atlantic, first in Jacksonville and then...

Jail Melissa Click Nov10

Jail Melissa Click

Tim Tai, the student journalist attempting to cover protests at the University of Missouri, as seen in this video, is a hero. Watch him standing up to protestors who seem to believe that have privacy to not be photographed in a public place protesting. Sorry, dingbats. “The law protects both...

Keystone Stopped Nov07

Keystone Stopped

For those of you who are happy with the rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline construction project, thanks for nothing. TransCanada and North Dakota companies will now be spending more money, more time, creating more pollution, and potentially more danger, by driving and hauling the sand tars...

Only in Mass. Nov05

Only in Mass.

This would only happen in Massachusetts … Bicyclist Mistook Trump Sign to be a Bomb. It’s SMH (shake my head) moments like this that keep me from every considering a move...