Old Man from the Mountain

wandering around the labyrinth and bumping into the walls


Cerritos, California,
July 25
former hermit from the mountains of Southern California and Marin County exurbs, now resident in Cerritos SoCal. Ex: ditch digger / deck hand / carpenter / actor / artist, graphic designer & sign painter/ waiter/ bartender / restaurant manager / drug dealer / federal fugitive / assembly line worker / technical illustrator-writer / industrial, manufacturing, quality assurance engineer, manager / semi-retired consultant / playwright, producer, director / novelist wannabe and general dilettante staring dementia in the face and hoping they find the silver bullet before my brain rots.

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Wrestling… - It is plausible that the mock combat wrestling is the oldest sport in human experience.  It actually predates human beings in that it is a behavior common to most simians, canines and felines.  Even certain snakes wrestle in thei/… Read full post »

JANUARY 23, 2015 1:20PM

13. At the Core of His Being…Hubris

This is where or when I get irritated with my recollection of events.  I know that we shot The D.A. in the summer of 1970 because back then the broadcast of episodic television was typically done five to six months later.  I know that/… Read full post »
JANUARY 19, 2015 12:36PM

MLK Day and the Question Remains


For what it's worth I'm an old white dude with no real reason to complain but today it occurred to me that the question remains, "How the hell shall we ever overcome anything when half  the world walks the streets with their… Read full post »

"IF u started up the blake burroughs thing i might be inspired to contribute…” JME.  

“…Never argue with drunks, fools or pigs.  You just end up down in the mud and the pigs like it,” Burroughs tinny drawl echoed over the walls of Fountain Court in sucRead full post »

Work up early to another beautiful day in paradise, walked around the block smoking a cigarette to get my heart started and around a quarter to eight got into the car with a fresh Google Map printout and headed out in search of coffee and the local… Read full post »

Some times things don't work out and in the case of the pirate ship it appears I got screwed.  On Monday afternoon after I loaded the last of the 18 or 20 boxes of my worldly possessions onto the boat, I was returning the two wheeled… Read full post »

DECEMBER 21, 2014 12:03PM

Holiday Greetings Poop???



Inspired by PDub’s post Feces - Inasmuch as I am about to complete the move to the pirate ship and I’m not sure about what kind of access I will have to the internet over the next few weeks, I take this o/… Read full post »

Menorah from the Arch of Titus

Constructed in c. 82 AD by the Roman Emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother Titus to commemorate Titus' victories, including the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD, the arch features the great golden Chanukkiyah (Menorah) one of the many treasures/… Read full post »

This made me laugh out loud:




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DECEMBER 6, 2014 8:46PM

Live Aboard!!

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 2:46PM

Moving, Roommates, Life in General


I'm moving... again!  Arrrgghhh!  The housemate and I have reached a mutual parting of the ways and now I'm searching for a new place to live.  No drama other than the search and logistics and I have another opportunity to pare down my stuff, which is a good… Read full post »

Since my brain has been unable to even begin to function properly and my heart has no desire to express itself with the written word,  I'll try to help out PDub and whoever else has had problems embedding video here on Open Salon:

Step 1: Find your video on Youtube -… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 2, 2014 11:21PM

Brave Soul...