Occupy Sacramento, California, Protest
June 15
Xenonlit Press
Come 'onna me website and virtual geocache! http://xenonlit.jimdo.com/ Leave a writing tip and read some good stuff by friends of mine and, of course, MOI. The banner is one of the few remaining Rick Tresa originals. Rick did these incredible banners for all of us. He is a true OS legend.


Check  it out at  http://xenonlit.jimdo.com/
What? You were looking for more in this post? Perhaps some writing?
Well it's all over there at the website, you clowns.
The first three chapters of me book are there, so you can snort and sneer after youRead full post »
JUNE 9, 2012 1:53PM




Yes, let us whack that Open Saloon spam with some pure, sheer, romping and celebratory PORN!

Here is my entry:


She cursed the skies when her dishwasher failed to operate, even though she followed the manufacturer's guidelines to the letter. Her dismay over not being able to wash… Read full post »

Aw come on!
I say it's time to rediscover the true meaning of the internet. Here is a classic from way back.



Ah yes, why not use this hump day to get those expestolary juices flowing. That's right! This is not a zumaword!

 The word expestolary refers to or relates to letters that come with all good literature. 

Imagine how much better life will be when we respond to thoseRead full post »

My deepest secret is so boring that it would slap everyone to sleep. If the OSI once told me that I was the most boring Top Secret background check they ever had to do, then imagine what my deepest secret is like.
 How boring is my deepest secret?Read full post »


Here are some more writing exercises for the brilliant scribes who populate Open saloon. When the muse is high or the muse is out partying, try these for a boost to the program.

Today's theme is about love and love scenes.  



This one is called "IfRead full post »

We used to have writing exercises. They were a great way to stir the muse, juice up the day, and fresh the brain. 
I thought that it would be good to throw out some writing exercises in the hopes that a real writer will come along and do it… Read full post »

We do not know what is best for our personal, religious and political interests.  We should believe everything that the right wing tells us. We should help them to merge church, corporation and state together.

Ultimately, we should let the Koch Brother's determine the course that America will t… Read full post »


 This is officially a Pirate Wimmin Party, folks. It will go on all week.  

That means who cares when you got here?

 Poor Woman is the official DJ! She has the jams what am, so pop over there, too! 



The first Pirate Wimmin insurrection took up two… Read full post »


So called "wise" people would tell me to choose my battles carefully. Of course I would check these wise people out over time.  Much to my disappointment, none of them were smart enough or brave enough to fight any battles at all.

I also learned that real soldiers do… Read full post »

APRIL 20, 2012 8:15PM

Just This IV


A hurried search for a grocery item leads to a photo opportunity that might have been missed. The grocery has laid in a loverly collection of British foods, including this:

 Uploaded from the Photobucket Android App


The challenge is for the roving photo reporter to get the shot without being observed, and to moveRead full post »

 Note: This post is not about listening to the news. It is about America's maturity level as we go toward the most important election in the  nation's history. That is, this election is important if we do not  want the Republicans to finish what they started under Bush.



I… Read full post »

Shrimp Egg rolls are a delicious break from the cheap, cabbage and junk filled egg rolls that we know and love. 
A good chopped shrimp filling can go into wheat or rice based won ton skins to make dumplings of all kinds of configuration. Then the dumplings areRead full post »

Dick Cheney went to Cheyenne, Wyoming and gave a post heart transplant speech at the Republican state convention. The speech went on for an hour and fifteen minutes and Dick Cheney, with no shame or discomfort whatsoever, called President Obama's presidency "an unmitigated disaster". 

Those… Read full post »




JMac invoked the ritual of the Open Call and enticed several Open Saloon writers to create epic posts to address the controversial topic of Editor's Picks.

JMac is a relatively new writer here. He wanted to know if anyone has a coherent and lucid explanation for &nb… Read full post »


This will be updated as the Florida Prosecutor, Angela Corey gives her press conference at 6 pm EST/3 pm PST.

The initial report is that George Zimmerman has been taken into custody in Florida. He had left the state of Florida, but returned.

Zimmerman voluntarily surrendered.

He will beRead full post »

APRIL 10, 2012 11:16PM

Foodie Tuesday In My Heart



I was so busy having food today that I forgot to take any pictures of it.

It was delicious and good.

That's all.

Here's a retro pic of something tasty, just to keep the spirit of foodie Tuesday going!




Years ago, one of the big herbicide companies bioengineered corn and soybean seeds and sold them to farmers with the promise that the corn and soybeans would survive applications of their herbicide, Roundup.

The farmers were happy with the convenience of loading up their tanks and spraying Rou… Read full post »



Did you know that you can make schnitzels from chicken, turkey, eggplant and fish?

Did you know that you can crush Ritz Crackers, potato chips and even cornflakes? I… Read full post »

I will not relent. I will not fail. I will not stop until justice is done. I am Troy Davis. I am Trayvon Martin. I am Reika Boyd. I am Kendric McDade.

The Trayvon Martin murder is not the only case where police operatives, wanna be police operatives, and municipal governmentsRead full post »

MARCH 30, 2012 11:29PM

Just This III

I decided to do some more snaps of the Azaelia now that it has more full blooms. It is like a sculpture now. I used my HTC Thunderbolt 8 mp camera, which is a joy to use.
I brought the plant inside and lit it with the houselamp again,… Read full post »


I woke up this morning and saw THIS going on next to my sacred altar of the laptop!


What filthy creatures they are, having orgies in the dark and reproducing like rabbits!


Look at the dazed and guilty expression of the face of the topmost one. ThatRead full post »


When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, go for lasagna!



The beauty of lasagna is that it can be the best food you have ever eaten. The sauce can be filled with any number of diced veggies and the meat can be flavorful,… Read full post »

MARCH 24, 2012 7:28PM



 Just click to get the whole photo. Healing and peace to us all.


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It's simple:

Find a hoodie or hoodie like item

(If you are photo shy Ask if the cat or dog will pose  (Skypixiezero!) 

Take a pic or show solidarity otherwise

Tag it "millionhoodiemarch" or put Hoodie in the Title


Visit the posts that are up. 



&n… Read full post »