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Tossing It Out · 20h ago

Gregg Allman: Part of the Soundtrack of My Life

         Just thinking back a moment about Gregg Allman and realizing how much his music was part of my life soundtrack.  Allman Brothers albums seemed to be playing a lot over my years in E...
Tossing It Out · 3d ago

The Big Magic Show of Life

         Maybe this blog post will be committing a grave breach of trust to the magic profession, but I never took any official magician's code swearing to keep secrecy.  Besides what I'm going to reveal is something that was obvious to whatever audi...
Tossing It Out · 1w ago

The Cigar of Vengeance (#BOTB Results)

        It always seems a bit weird to try to hurt someone else by hurting ourselves.   But sometimes what hurts us seems to hurt so good.Have a Cigar (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Cigar of ...
Tossing It Out · 2W ago

Have A Cigar (#BOTB)

          There's nothing like a big fat cigar to bring folks together.  Cigar smoke is gu...
Tossing It Out · 3W ago

Reflections of 2017 A to Z (#atozchallenge) & #BOTB results

Reflections of the 2017 A to Z Challenge        There's not that much to be said for the 2017 Blogging from A to Z April Challenge that I haven't said in the Reflections posts of previous years.  Most of what was said in those posts still holds true....
Tossing It Out · 4W ago

Don't Dream It's Over (#BOTB) (#IWSG)

A to Z:  It's Over! (but not totally)      We've reached the end of another Blogging from A to Z April Challenge.  This 2017 Challenge was outstanding in my view.  You can tell us about your A to Z experience in the tradition that is known as the A t...
Tossing It Out · 4W ago

Zero Hour (#atozchallenge)

          Perspective determines everything.  Sometimes we see a glass half full or we might see it half empty.  The outcomes we hope to see usually depend on whose side we are on or whether...
Tossing It Out · 4W ago

Yearly Events (#atozchallenge)

         We are about to wrap up the eighth annual Blogging from A to Z April Challenge.  It's pretty cool to realize that the A to Z Challenge can now be considered a "yearly event"!Yearly ...
Tossing It Out · 1M ago

Xerothermic Period (#atozchallenge)

          For the dreaded "X" day I figured I'd have to go with some arbitrary throwaway concept like "Hour X" or "X O'Clock" until I actually found a time term not only beginning with the l...
Tossing It Out · 1M ago

When (#atozchallenge)

       Though it's often good to know when something is going to occur, sometimes there is no clear answer.  Occasionally there is no answer at all.When       I'm not particularly fond of un...