When my amazing, award-winning journalist/writer friend Tea (check out his latest book which I highly recommend: https://thebookselfblog.wordpress.com/category/tea-krulos/) asked me to be a panelist in the Milwaukee Paranormal Conference in September: I said “Yes.” As part of this event, I’m also being given a vendor table so… this is all very amazing. Because, at this fine […]
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When Life Gives You Lemons You Smile and Say “Thanks I Hate You Sometimes You’re a Jerk”
Right. With everything that has happened and which is actively happening, it seems my weak body is simply giving up. And my mind is absolutely disgusted with it. Watching “The Greatest Events of World War II in Color” on Netflix not only gives me the chills because we can explicitly see history repeating itself in […]
Looking for a Good time? Me Too.
Wellity. Got my MRI results. Ugh… lots of white matter lesions 😬 BUT there aren’t any more lesions than there were in 2015, when I had my last brain scan. Sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo… I received the nicest call from my new neurologist’s nurse who I speak to almost daily and… well, it’s comforting that we don’t know […]
Shit happens. When your shorts fall down, pull them up, be grateful to have pants and get on to cleaning up the trash and contemplating what the hell you’re doing with your life.
“Want a beer?” and Other Life-Saving Techniques
“Want a beer?” is what I’d hear if I walked into a Wisconsin friend’s house because it’s what is first said when terrible (and good) things are actively happening. I’m so demoralized and not surprised by all the news reports about American violence of late I’m going to talk about drinking alcohol. However, I’m not […]
The Edinburgh Fringe, Tourists, Darkness and My Disdain
I grew up in a somewhat tourist-y area. Baraboo, Wisconsin is naturally gorgeous and features a lake which was formed by glaciers. It’s named “Devil’s Lake” and thus throughout the surrounding area many of the roads and activities are titled “Devil’s This” and “Devil’s That” and, as a kid, I just thought it was all […]