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Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 3W 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 · 4W 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 · 4W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Eclipsing The Obvious: A Modest Proposition

"The good thing about science is, it's true whether we believe it or not." - Neil Degrasse TysonMonday, August 21st, 2017, between 10:17 AM (Oregon) and 2:43 PM (South Carolina)  That's when...
Enjoy Every Sandwich · 2M ago

Ace Ventura: Zen Master

Hop in the WayBack Machine with me to around 1995.  The Ace Ventura sequel had just come out and Wendy and I were going on a double date to see it, much to my chagrin.  I sorta hated the fir...