Would You Like to Be a Famous Reader? (Hello, I’m a famous writer, not asking for my bank account.)

A fascinated reader by Cottonbro on Pexels My good fellow and famous writer Bogdan Tiganov wrote it first here. As always, his wits were an inspiration to me; and I knew I had to respond in kind. I’m even more famous than he is, after all.  (No offense Bogdanito, but that’s the way it is!) But this article … Continue reading Would You Like to Be a Famous Reader? (Hello, I’m a famous writer, not asking for my bank account.)

I Haven’t Talked With My Sister Since 1997

I don't want to meet with her, and it's ok Source Last time I saw my sister was just after Clinton’s second term started. It sounds crazy; it was more than twenty years ago, in another century. I’m not angry at her. I was, not anymore. If I had to be angry with anyone now, … Continue reading I Haven’t Talked With My Sister Since 1997

Listen to Me, Wanker! I’m Your Cat, I Know You, and You’re No Ted Lasso.

Hello, Wanker! by Pixabay Hello Wanker, Yep, that’s your new name; Food Bringer just didn’t cut it anymore. I’ve had enough of being polite; you don’t deserve me at my best and barely merit my worst. Yep, these are my claws on your tummy. I’ve been waiting 3 months for this. I know you would … Continue reading Listen to Me, Wanker! I’m Your Cat, I Know You, and You’re No Ted Lasso.

Do You Write To Publish Or To Be Published? (7 thought experiments to help you answer this question)

Photo by Thom Milkovic on Unsplash My son is a first-grader. He’s learning to read and is always happy to show his newly acquired skills. Between online lessons, he comes for a hug, sits on my lap a bit, and asks for a game of “read the titles.” It’s an easy game! We go over … Continue reading Do You Write To Publish Or To Be Published? (7 thought experiments to help you answer this question)

I Promoted my Blog on Tinder and Got 1,000 Views Overnight (please excuse a lockdowned single for this clickbait title)

That’s me, single, in my rabbit costume by Gratisography The last time I had sex. It’s a drought period for me. The last time I had sex was last year, and it wasn’t my Christmas gift, although that’s All I want[ed] for Christmas. Nor did it happen in autumn. It was in August, in the … Continue reading I Promoted my Blog on Tinder and Got 1,000 Views Overnight (please excuse a lockdowned single for this clickbait title)

I’ve Got My New Year’s Resolutions — Now I Need You

I’m looking for accountability partners, and so should you That could be us, looking together toward 2021 by David Clode on Unsplash Most of the people around me treat the concept of new year’s resolutions as seasonal banter. We touch the subject during New Year’s eve; it kind of stays around during the first week … Continue reading I’ve Got My New Year’s Resolutions — Now I Need You