Primary and Trusted Sources

Sometimes you take a punch to the gut when you realize just how astonishingly manipulative and brazenly dishonest people can be, especially when the stakes are high and massive amounts of money are at stake.

An Example: Liars Lie

My sister told me today in a phone call that she was really shocked to learn that even President Obama has … Continue reading

Here Come the Fuzz

PsychodelicIf you remember that expression, you just carbon dated yourself to the 6th century B.C. But no worries, I remember it and the yellow happy face, and “The devil made me do it,” and the yellow happy face with a bullet hole. Jeeze. The 60’s were such odd times.

“Here come the fuzz” was a derogatory phrase about the police … Continue reading


Like most people, sometimes I see what’s coming, but sometimes I don’t. This piece is a shot in the dark: what I suspect is coming to our rather-near future. It just seems to make sense to me as various indicators point in the same direction.

Drivers' licenseIn our hyper-connected society, more and more teenagers are choosing not to get their driver’s … Continue reading

I Tried to Be Good [Updated]

But, when I saw this a couple of weeks ago, I couldn’t resist. I snapped this photo knowing I would post it to my blog for everyone to enjoy. It makes a number of statements.

Donald Trump Ballot Box


In response to Janice’s comment below, I am including the animated toilet bowl plunger in this post since the Trump campaign deleted their original … Continue reading

The Childhood Challenges of Growing Up

Don't Be a Noid
A photo of the very Noid the student gave me. Regrettably, the fuse fell off the bomb years ago.

One day, while I was teaching a middle school music class, a student began playing with a small plastic toy on his desk, a Dominos Pizza Noid1. One was not allowed to do such in my class. This interaction … Continue reading