Horrible Life Lessons Two: Titans of TV

Horrible Life Lessons Two: Titans of TV

“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” -Stephen King, Spooky Dude   After a lifelong...

Horrible Life Lessons One: Heroes of Film

Horrible Life Lessons One: Heroes of Film

The air is crisping, the leaves are brightening, and the air of every grocery store, sundry-mart or drugstore has been...

The Wise Pickle Said…

The Wise Pickle Said…

“The ‘in trouble’ meaning of ‘in a pickle’ was an allusion to being as disoriented and mixed up as the...

Six Word Summer

Six Word Summer

“A revolver holds six bullets, not eight.” –The Shawshank Redemption Over the years this site has become home to a...

In Awe of Our Personal Fireworks

In Awe of Our Personal Fireworks

 “We all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.“...

No, Spice is the Spice of Life

No, Spice is the Spice of Life

  “He who controls the Spice controls the universe.” -Baron Harkonnen, Dune, 1984   Flavor. Totally awesome eating is all...

Wholesome Horror

Wholesome Horror

Horror as a genre, is like the carnival geek; it evokes ridicule, misunderstanding and has had a history of being...

Six Word Selah

Six Word Selah

Selah: To pause and reflect. Ancient Hebrew I first came across the word selah in my undergraduate Jewish Poetry and...

Maximum Mexican!

Maximum Mexican!

“Anytime there is mexican food around, you can bet I’ll be eating it. I’m not a chocolate person and I’m...

A Big Bite of Spring

A Big Bite of Spring

  The air is warm, the lawns are green and the season of picnics is upon us. But, can a...