Solo: a tuxedo Jedi, now one with the Force

Much has happened over the last few weeks which has prevented me from posting. Sadly, one of those things has been the loss of another furry family member, Solo We found him in Winter Springs, Florida in 2019 while driving by a parking lot. He was a little tuxedo kitten looking for attention and seemed…

Flipping this news cycle the BIG bird

It’s been difficult to come up with something to write about, so I planned on doing the most common thing writers do – sacrificing a live chicken at sunrise as a full moon was setting.  However, I live in Oviedo, Florida – a city best known for the answer to the question “Where’s Waldo,” as…

Humor is my identity

As I go back and look at this blog, I found myself writing about several subjects, taking the attitude of a bona fide know-it-all, when the reality is I barely know anything.  This isn’t a matter of feeling sorry for myself, but an acknowledgement of self.  It’s easy to be a know-it-all, but it’s far,…

Keep the Rays in Tampa Bay

Rays Owner Stu Sternberg plans to roll out signage during the MLB playoffs at Tropicana Field to sell the Rays split time with Montreal. As a longtime Rays fans, I feel the spirit of Lightning superstar Nikita Kucherov in saying that’s “#1 Bullshit.” So I share this artwork I designed in the hopes that it…

A farewell to our trusted friend and companion, Bentley

We fell in love with him on the spot.  That first night at home, before we even named him, he was causing trouble.  As I stood to get myself a drink, the little fuzzball wiggled his tush, coiled up, and jumped onto my back.  What appeared to be the ultimate display of cuteness as his little milk teeth made hay of my shirt felt, at least to me, like several dozen tiny hypodermic daggers embedded into my claws.  Side note:  I realized at that moment I could never get a tattoo on my shoulder.

Fun Fact: I was a graphic artist once upon a time

One of the interesting tidbits about myself is that I was once a graphic artist. I got out of the business for several reasons, not least of which being that most small print shops treat Graphic Artists with great disrespect and freelancing, at least for me, has been a dismal failure. These newspaper layouts, based…