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Enjoy Every Sandwich · 1M ago

In This House, On This Morning

This story is from my book Buddhist Catnaps & Broken-Down Hymns.   It's about church...and guns.  Because that's a thing we have to worry about now.I will not say, "Hope you enjoy."  Not thi...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 1M ago

The War on...Thanksgiving

I got my new Starbucks holiday cup earlier this week and I gotta say, dammit, I'm really offended by it. It's not because it doesn't feature a nativity scene with the steps to salvation prin...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

I Forgive It All (How To Be Petty)

Shit, I'm angry.  Angry at the NRA and those who fetishize guns.  Angry at the President and his victim shaming tour of Puerto Rico.  Angry at Paul Ryan for saying mass shootings are a menta...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Stand, Sit, Kneel: Of Flags & Anthems

OPENING DISCLAIMER:  I LOVE AMERICA! Got that?  Okay.  Let's proceed accordingly...I'm going to jump into the NFL fray here, with no apologies.  As most of you know, I'm not a football fan, ...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Look At Me. See Me.

So, who knew, but apparently today is The World's Biggest Eye Contact Experiment. For real.  Check it out:  World's Biggest Eye Contact ExperimentWhen was the last time you shared space with...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Cosmic Comics

Some of my favorite philosophers are very funny people.  In fact, they go by the job title of "comedian", but make no mistake, they are philosophers...armed with punch lines.  A quartet of c...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Remembering The Grievous Angel

On this day in 1973, In Room 8 of the Joshua Tree Inn, Gram Parsons died of an overdose, a combination of morphine, pills and tequila.This short story, from my most recent collection, was wr...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 3M ago

No Static At All

My relationship with Steely Dan has always been a bit odd...and I'm certain Mr. Becker & Fagen would've had it no other way. Steely Dan seems, to me, a band that one either adores or abhors,...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 3M ago

Full Catastrophe of Life

I think the phrase "Full Catastrophe of Life" comes from Zorba the Greek.   That's as far back as I can trace it, though I was willing to credit it to Schopenhauer.    I confess, I first hea...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 3M ago

Hey Lady! My Jerry Lewis Story

I confess, I was never a big Jerry Lewis fan.   I appreciated his dedication to his work on behalf of kids with Muscular Dystrophy, and I thought he was perfectly cast in Martin Scorsese's T...