Dumb Ass No More

That is what my wife told me. “Stop saying ‘Dumb Ass’!” Apparently I use that word frequently. Someone pulls out in front of me on the highway, “Dumb Ass!”. Someone posts something really, really stupid on Facebook, Twitter or Instacrap and I am frantically searching for the “Dumb Ass” icon to click on. Sadly, despite […]

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Published!

Today, July 17, 2022, I submitted my first book to be published on Amazon, ebook and paperback version. Within 72 hours I should see it for sale, assuming I did everything correctly. It is an 84 page book of collected humorous essays about a Florida guy, me, moving to Idaho. Comparing the two states in […]

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Ten Gas Saving Tips

It is summer in America, prime driving season, and everyone is concerned about the outrageous price of gasoline at the pump. People are desperately seeking ways to squeeze an extra mile or two out of a gallon of gas. Never fear, my friends. After seven or eight seconds of intense research, I’ve developed The Top […]

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A Finished Book!

I must have the first five chapters of a hundred books on my hard drive. I accomplished something this week that I have never done before. Finished writing a book! I am having a cover designed and soon will be uploading it to Amazon. I plan on an ebook and a paperback version. I am […]

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Drive Through Tithing

While always a thing, paying the tab for the person behind you at a fast food/coffee drive through has become a bigger thing during these turbulent times. When non-believers do it it is nice, as they are thinking of others and trying to inject some love into the world. I guess. When I do it, […]

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Why is Today’s Fiction Sad or Depressing?

Many of my short stories, the dozens that have not yet been accepted for publication, are somewhat lighthearted. Yes, there is a conflict within the story, otherwise there would not be a story, right? But it is either a humorous conflict or the resolution is upbeat.  As I search for short fiction markets I try […]

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Things That Stick in Our Minds

During this escapade we call life, there are special things that get stuck inside our minds. Things we hold onto for some reason. Fine memories perhaps, a person’s face, an event in time, or just some crumb of information or philosophy that we hold and refer to as we travel the long stairway of this […]

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Florida Has No State doughnut!!!

This is a crisis, folks. Louisiana has an official state doughnut, the Brignet! Massachusetts also has an official state doughnut, the Boston Cream. But Florida? The great and fantastic state of Florida? We have zip. Nada. No state doughnut. Not even a state donut. In 1986 the state of Louisiana officially made the Beignet the […]

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