Monthly Archives

October 2006

  • Writers Bloc

    I get a Christmas card every year from this American visionary‘s Mom. Steven Johnson keeps writing books that “stay ahead of the curve.” His last, “Everything Bad is Good for You” was published just…

  • Backstage Bulbing

    Sarah Harmer’s sweet. She has an angelic voice. And she can change a light bulb. Her show last night was great. I’ve had Oleander in my head all day. She can change my porch…

  • Wild Weekend Planned

    Project Porchlight is holding a volunteer appreciation event on Saturday. We’re going to have pumpkin carving, a band, 100 black-light CFL bulbs to give away, and two (2) mascots. We’ve got the Hydro Ottawa…

  • JD in the Crisp-er

    OK, so that last post (below) is a bit grim. Thanks for calling. Maudlin and self-indulgent fall far short of suicidal. Besides, I’m too busy to be self-destructive; I’ve got 100,000 more bulbs to…

  • They say it slipped

    Tonight I remembered Aberfan. Not sure why. I’d had a couple of beers, some meatloaf and laughs with the in-laws and then came home mad. It’s been like that since I was a kid,…

  • In with the old

    Someone commented here recently that she senses spiritual growth happening in my life. I hate to say this, but she’s wrong. I just spent nearly two hours trying to figure out how to restore…

  • Mind Melt

    I noticed this evening that the leaves are largely gone. Summer is a blur. The water’s still on at the cabin; it’s time to get some bales for around the bath house. And now…