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Some of this stuff is pretty random, I write about a lot of things and they don’t always connect in ways you might readily expect.

Timeless Quote is Timeless

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”  — Søren Aabye Kierkegaard
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Ira and Mel B, A Puppet Love Story

Ira Fennelbloom is 32 years old, he lives with his mother and he’s got a thing for Melanie Brown. That makes the fact that he is a puppet, the least of his worries. Ira is a most endearing cha…
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On Tears, Every Now and Again

v Last night, my family and I suffered through something that pretty much every one that has ever lived with a beloved pet, has had to do. After a startling decline in his health, we found it necessar…
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Original Definition of Homophobia

Before the term “homophobia” was co-opted to express fear of homosexuality, it meant “fear of sameness”, which is probably the more accurate of the two definitions.
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The Classic Feghoot

Friends and family have long known of my love for the much-malighed Feghoot.  What, pray tell, is a feghoot?  Wikipedia defines it, somewhat dryly, as : A story pun (also known as a poetic story jok…
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