A LONG WAY TO GO — only to find out that the Alamo doesn’t have a basement

IMG_3624

(with a BIG nod to “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure”) “Of course you realize that the Alamo doesn’t have a basement,” said Walldough-the-Magnificent.  Well, he didn’t exactly SAY that, but I could tell.  Radiant as he often is, veritably emanating transcendence … Continue reading

Mantis-Excluder Device for Hummingbird Feeders

IMG_3620

and other mixcellaneousnesses ~ Below: recently we drove by the (allegedly WW2-era secret) Silos of Mysteriousness, in Glade Park (Colorawdough).  Our pixure don’t do them justice — constructed of concrete, these are relatively HUGE — 50 yards or so in length. … Continue reading

72-Hours of Extreme Trauma, and the $400 bottle of tequila

IMG_3574

  Below, me and an acquaintance, before my 72-hour mind-melting ordeal ~ I’ve recently experienced (endured) the most traumatic 72-hour span of time I can right off-hand remember.  Granted, my me(s)mory ain’t what it used to be, in fact, it might … Continue reading

Nesting Kestrels, Invasion of Snails, Bruce violates No Parking

IMG_3546

Yeah, apology, I posted this picture previously.  It is one of the parents to a nest of baby American Kestrels in a tree by our house.  Full moon and hawklet chick ~   Below, puppy Jake at 5 months.  This a.m. … Continue reading

LIVVEN’ DA DREEM (?)

IMG_3390

 LIVVIN’ DA DREEM ?  It’s been two months + now since I have, allegedly, so it appears, going-thru-the-motions, “retired.” A neighbor walked by recently, commenting, favorably, on how goes my “vacation.”  I told him that I did not in any … Continue reading

JOSè CUATRO-PERROS WRITHES AGAIN !

IMG_3310

This morning I signed in to register for a trail race — the MMS Desert 5-mile Water-Tower Run. Who would I be? i briefly puzzled … my real name?  one of the usual aliases? and then, glancing back at the … Continue reading

THE WHIRLED’S WURST

IMG_3300 - Copy

 it’s knot like sum kined uv killing-floor mass-sweeping-up of offal and much more so, in there’s a lotta awful, period, among the kallecktivs deeskript-shuns of whuts bin swepttupp awful the phaktorry phlorr.  but diddint eye jest seigh thedt? reptilian scout and … Continue reading

La Leyenda de Elvis Diminuto

IMG_3274

LA LEYENDA DE ELVIS DIMINUTO,  capìtulo 2. “Close enough!” – Leonardo DiCaprio character (Jack Dawson), Titanic I think of that movie scene whenever I utter or think that something is, well, “close enough”. Quizáz Capìtulo 3. ¿He mencionado Tiny Elvis mas que … Continue reading

My wife: The Grass Nazi

IMG_3222

My wife:  The (Lawn) Grass Nazi Betty, under close scrutiny by JaJa, attacks yet another previously unmowed patch of grass.  Poor innocent lawn-compositional matrix.  You’ve seen enough of those movies, where the big bad battleship-spaceships swoop down out of the skies and … Continue reading

The Ghost of Resignation Diffused a Spectral Appealingness

IMG_3084

The Ghost of Resignation Diffused a Spectral Appealingness (or, more actually: Another insipid rambling post about nothing in particular — interspersed with random un-related pixures).  The title is from page 56 of Finnegan’s Wake (the Viking paperback edition), whereupon follows:  … Continue reading