Nuts And Chews

SICK DAY

[/caption]As I sit here with what I imagine to be the flu, I think of things, you know, dumb stuff to do. Like read or write or look at the light, Try not to think, ‘I’m dying!’ with all my might. I came across this in the New York Times: Three noted writers of music…

THERE’S A DOG ON MY BED

The moment he knew he wasn’t dreaming was also the moment he grew more fearful about the dog. “There is a dog walking on my bed,” he thought while lying there in the dark. “We don’t have a dog. They don’t allow animals here. Only people. How’d this big dog get in our bedroom? Did…

ANTAGONISM

The United States of America is a country founded on the principal of antagonism. Muscles are antagonistic. Muscles get stronger working against themselves. Without the checks and balances of its people, who will disagree, we will no longer exist as a nation by the people and for the people. We must disagree on everything and…

VETERAN’S DAY

My dad joined the US Army at 17 years old, that’s him on the far left standing next to my Uncle Adolph. My grandfather, that’s him on the right standing next to my grandmother, had to sign for my Dad because he was a minor. Dad was assigned to the 37th Infantry Division (Buckeyes) during…

HALLOWEEN

Surreal to see the Halloween yard decorations blowing past my apartment window: a fleet of witches without their brooms just flew by. Ironically, they’ll probably end up actually flying into a tree. Oh, here comes their riderless brooms sweeping the leaves; and here come the trees! There goes a chorus-line of glow-in-the-dark skeletons holding hands…