Author Archives: brian

About brian

Author of the words you're currently reading. I have children, drums, a sports car, and am not a good keeper of fish. I am not above eating spiders for cash.

Octopi Wall Street

The octopi have taken up residence on Wall Street.  Also, soccer futures are up.  

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Baghdad Bob at Occupy Wall Street

Baghdad Bob visits the Occupy Wall Street Protests: Baghdad Bob – All of the protesters have gone home  

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Come in to apply for cents!

As seen at the local Motomart.  Their new electronic display never has quite worked right.

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Cat Payback

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Fresh Flowers and Pure Lard

I totally sense a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup moment in the making here: This flower shop is now closed, and a Chinese buffet has taken its place.

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New Orleans travel guide written by a guy who’s never been there

So, you’re headed to New Orleans for a vacation. I’ve never been there myself, but I’ve seen some movies, read a lot about it, and I order the N’awlins Skillet at Applebee’s all the time. Here are some things you’re … Continue reading

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Workers Only

Coming home from work is like opening a treasure chest. Or Pandora’s box. Or a radioactive barrel of snakes, monkeys, and laser beams. I don’t know what kind of life Forest Gump’s momma lived, but it wasn’t like mine. It’s … Continue reading

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Playing With Fire – Part 2

Playing With Fire – Part 1 As I grew older, making and controlling fire became more complex, as did my tactics to hide my activities. The best thing about cheap telescopes is what’s inside:  awesome fire-making magnifying glasses.  I started … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire – Part 1

I used to* light things on fire when I was younger.  The best fires were typically made without my parents’ knowledge or consent (bless their hearts).  I blame lack of color TV or video games for leading me down this … Continue reading

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Deer are Ninjas

Yesterday I woke early and headed to the local coffee shop to do some writing. Just moments before that, I nearly died. At the north end of our town, there is a large, serene and beautiful cemetery carved out of … Continue reading

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