Yes, an Ar-15 is an assault weapon

It just is. And I say this as someone who used to own one and as someone who loved to shoot it. But I sold it – for cash not for any moral and/or politically leaning. Had I not sold it for money, I would have definitely sold it now. (Actually, my ideal dream would … [Read more…]

I went to a meeting last night

Last night, I went to my favorite AA meeting. It had been my first meeting I had attended in over a month. I had actually wanted to attend last week and the week before, but working late prevented me from attending. And because of our snow storm, I was expecting no one else to be … [Read more…]

Ready Player One

A week or two ago, I finished the novel Ready Player One. It was an amazing story and when I finished it, I wept for five minutes. M had read the book and when it was announced it was going to be a movie, she told me I HAD to read it. I wouldn’t say … [Read more…]

2017 Birthday Horror-scope

From the Print Edition of today’s Washington Post: This year you often waver between one perspective and another. Those closest to you might be confused by your seesawing points of view. If you are single, try not to hook up with someone who must have stability to feel secure, as you don’t share this desire … [Read more…]

My photos from Artomatic 2016

I did not participate in Artomatic this year. Frankly, I felt like my creative tap had run dry and I had nothing to offer this year. Still my friend Aggie participated and I wanted to go see her exhibit as well as the others. I took my camera and tried to do unusual shit. These … [Read more…]

First baked bread from FWSY

I bought and read Ken Forkish’s Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza a long damn time ago. Ok… maybe a year at most. I desperately wanted to try his methods and recipes for good bread. This Thanksgiving was a great excuse to throw my hat in the ring. Baking bread … [Read more…]