- Arrive Alive!, Florida, USA
- February 29
- Open Salon Member since January 2009
Sometimes serious, sometimes comical, always topical.
A guy can dream and drown in a deluge of his own delusional thinking. Can't he?
It is what it is until it no longer is, then it becomes something else.
MY RECENT POSTS
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May 18, 2013 11:38AM
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April 14, 2013 10:42AM
- Earth, You are Now Under
March 29, 2013 10:14AM
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March 16, 2013 12:31PM
- Military Tuition Assitance Has
Been Cut -Our Nation's Shame
March 13, 2013 07:57PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Just don't lose your
head over it. :0 R”
May 05, 2013 09:19AM
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May 05, 2013 09:14AM
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- “My favorite was "how's
my driving? Call
May 02, 2013 12:42PM
- “A spiritual path must be
May 02, 2013 12:39PM
- Jackson Pollock
- Soul Collectors
- My Open Calls
- Born to Lose
- Read Some Great Fiction
- The Interviews
- MY LINKS
Come to BIGOTS!
Are you a racist? Do you hate certain people because of their race, color or creed?
Are you a Klansman in need of some new white sheets?
Are you a member of a Black Power group who… Read full post »
Sun begins descent.
Red orbs dance into the night.
Night life starts to stir.
Originally posted this on Google+.
Words and photo © Trudge164
You are now under UrAnus Law. Forget Martian Law. Haven’t you seen the photos from the Mars Land Rover? There is no life on Mars.
Your planet has been taken over by… Read full post »
No rhyme, no reason.
I just like this tune.
I hope you like it too.
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Today, long-time Open Salon blogger Ms. Dorinda D. posted a very sad but true account of how the government plans to save money by cutting out Tuition Assistance for military personnel. You can read her story here.
Like Dorinda’s father and uncle, I am a first… Read full post »
Or do I just have too much time on my hands?
I woke up this morning an hour later than usual thanks to Daylight Savings Time (DST).
Not knowing what to do with myself, I brewed some coffee (in case you’re wondering: hazelnut flavored,… Read full post »
This past Saturday I attended the Art on Palm: Art Show and the Second Annual Palm Classic Car & Bike Show in Hialeah, Florida.
The reason the event has such a long name is because it was held on two separate days. The Art Show was usually held on… Read full post »
By now everyone has heard about the asteroid that came too close for comfort and rocked Russia. What you don’t know is the exact origin of the asteroid. Well, as this image from the Hubble telescope reveals that the original source of the intergalactic stone came from a certain visitor who… Read full post »
Open Salon Ladies, this one’s for you
Before you scroll down and see the special Valentine's Day gif I prepared for the Ladies of Open Salon, read this first ...
So let’s just say, you don’t have a Valentine, or your special someone is on a business trip on the… Read full post »
Yes, folks I have been on Open Salon for four long years. I have seen the good times and the bad times. The fast loads and the incredibly slow loads. I’m even a veteran of the never-ending SPAM Wars.
Today marks my 4th anniversary on Open… Read full post »
I wrote “Sheep lose lives over the actions of tigers” as a counterpoint to the expression “Tigers don’t lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.” I keep seeing the second expression on the Internet especially on Instagram and thought it would be… Read full post »
This is my cat enjoying a lazy Sunday morning. Moments ago, he was lying on top of my of chair while I was surfing the Internet on my tablet. So I took a quick snapshot of him.
This gave me an idea for an Open Call. If you wish to… Read full post »
If anyone has noticed I have not been posting much here lately. Not that most would notice my presence or absence of presence since presently and always I have an Open Salon bottom-feeder with very few Covers, Rates, Comments and EPs (at least I don't have ED).… Read full post »
This script is loosely based on the image above. I hope you enjoy it.
Exterior shot. From behind, the camera dollies in on a middle-age couple sitting on a bus bench. Camera stops two feet behind them. From over their shoulders, and in the background, we see a two-sto… Read full post »
This week's Fiction Weekend prompt was to write a mini-saga - that is, a complete short story in exactly 50 words.
But as usual, I don't go for the low-hanging "fruit" and just bang out fifty words, and hit "Publish". I like to makes things a little more challenging, so I… Read full post »
somebody hands me this drink and says, "You're gonna like this!"
Funny, I don't feel weird.
Earlier this evening, Open Salon's own outstanding stand-up comic, Marilyn Sands posted a Dress Code. She was inspired by my flashing image… Read full post »
I got tired of my old banner, so I decided to try out a new one.
Since the only constant is change and change changes constantly, I decided to visually convey that I am always in a state of flux even when… Read full post »
Last night, while I was recuperating from having to install my hurricane shutters, I read Man Talk Now’s Request for Proposal (RFP for people in the know, you know?) in his post “Needed: A Chart of Who Hates Whom on OS”. My pithy comment was “The chart c… Read full post »
Or What Did You Do this Weekend?
So this morning, I got up and started to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac. What this means is that after I had breakfast and my morning coffee, I went out and got gas for my car and for my… Read full post »
Fiction Weekend for 04/04/2012 – 04/06/2012.
This week I chose not to follow the prompt, which is "write a story that begins with the line: "Listen carefully," he said, "this won't be easy for you to hear"". Instead, I submitted a story that I had entered in a conte… Read full post »
I have been carrying this weight around for so long it feels like it has become a part of me.
But now since everyone on Open Salon is confessing to transgressions of the alter(native) kind, I must unweigh myself of this beastly burden of lies and deceit. I mean Tink… Read full post »
Today, Ms. Ande Bliss, a new blogger on Open Saloon (have mercy on her), posted I Could Have in which she discusses roads not taken. She ends her post with the question: "Do you ever think about your own turning point?"
Which got me to thinking, and that is a dangerous thing.… Read full post »