Monthly Archives: April 2016

Watch the sunset with me

  

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It really is all around 

Sitting here on the beach trying to stay awake and I notice as I wait for the sunset a little shell with love on it. It’s been there the whole time. Of all the things to notice right next to me. … Continue reading

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“The best songs feel like they’ve always been here”

–Merle Haggard. The Working Man’s Poet has died at age 79 on his birthday.     (Image: digplanet.com/ Creative Commons) There’s a good Rolling Stone interview with him from 2010. He was magical and ahead of his time. He called out the … Continue reading

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American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Mississippi, North Carolina legalize discrimination in new laws

Mississippi Anti-Gay Tourism Video from Funny Or Die Mississippi pretty much does away with “separation of church and state” idea and North Carolina makes too big of a deal about gender identity.  “This is a sad day for the state … Continue reading

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Sanders, Cruz win Wisconsin primaries

   (Image: addictinginfo.com/ Creative Commons) The Clinton-Sanders bid for the democratic nomination has reached a “tipping point;” Trump under pressure. More…

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Devils and Dust

Springtime in Amarillo is it? You be safe out there. Damn dust.

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Trump: Making gong-ringers happy everywhere

It’s like watching bad porn. Maybe his story can be a cautionary tale.  Watching presidential elections unfold is not unlike watching and participating in a gong show. Enticing people, holding their attention, creating a mystique about one’s self is a … Continue reading

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Last Crow War Chief Dies

   (Image: Kinston Free Press/ Creative Commons) At age 102, Joseph Medicine Crow has passed away in Montana. He was the last Plains Indian war chief.  The historian, veteran, and anthropologist was awarded the Legion d’honneur, the Presidential Medal of … Continue reading

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Panama Papers Reveal Offshore Banking Styles of the Rich and Famous

A Panama law firm had many clients whose business with them comprised what are called the Panama Papers, which reveal the banking habits of many public figures around the world. The papers were reportedly revealed by an anonymous source at … Continue reading

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