June 26, This Day in HISTORY!!!

  On June 26th 1948, Shirley Jackson published her short story, The Lottery, in the New Yorker magazine. What are the odds of that?! Much of the public furrowed their Neanderthal brows, shambled to their typewriters and wrote angry letters… mostly about not knowing what the HELL the story was about. It is an indictment […]

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The Grapes of Wrandom Thoughts

Turns out the Poison Help Line doesn’t provide suggestions as to what kind of poison to use… just what to do if you eat some. Seems unnecessarily specific… I used to aspire to be a quadriplegic, then I realized that the word I was really looking for was “billionaire”. If the Star Wars universe was […]

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Writing Tips!

Write every day. If a million monkeys with a million typewriters can eventually produce Hamlet, you should be able to write something that isn’t total crap because–are you dumber than a monkey? Write what you want to write about instead of what the market demands. This way, you can keep your integrity, which can be […]

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Child Discipline Tips

When you say, “no”, stick with it or your children will not respect you. On the other hand, if they don’t respect you, you can’t be their role model and it follows that you cannot be blamed for how they turn out. Never yell at your children in public; however, it IS okay to yell […]

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Girlfs that are Nightmarfs

[Author’s Note: If any of my female readers would like to post a list of boyf-types to avoid, I’ll gladly let you guest-blog it here; moreover, I will personally administer my special guest-blogger tattoo to any part of you that you don’t mind having a walrus fighting a host of butterflies. If I get offended […]

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