Earlier Musings

Gaining a Friend through Aussie Rescue

Gaining a Friend through Aussie Rescue

On Monday, June 20th, Kelly and I finished the adoption process for Cordon Bleu through Aussie Rescue.? I never knew adopting a dog had so much paperwork.? We agreed to many things, including that we would never give Cordon Bleu, … Continue reading → ...
Scottish Games

Scottish Games

Over Memorial Day weekend, I will be attending the United Scottish Society’s Scottish games in Costa Mesa, CA, known as Scottish Fest, (click here for info) selling my Celtic saga, Three Legs of the Cauldron.? Alas, I have only attended … Continue reading → ...
Pogo for President

Pogo for President

In 1952 and 1956, there was a dark horse running in the presidential campaigns.? Well, make that a light-colored possum.? It was Pogo.? The star of a comic strip of the same name, creator Walt Kelly described him as,? “the … Continue reading → ...
Royally Banned

Royally Banned

It’s true.? I’ve been royally banned from seeing the tweets by His Pomposity, “King” Drew Howe, the the self-proclaimed King of Mann.?? I was going through old emails, dumping many, when I saw this one that told me? @JodyPaulson had … Continue reading → ...
Vive la France!

Vive la France!

I try not to be prejudiced.? Sometimes, however, I make generalized evaluations, which is a trait of being prejudiced.? I did that with the French.? I had read accounts of rude, snooty people there (especially the waiters) and even heard … Continue reading → ...
Requiem for an Artist: Mahlon Fawcett

Requiem for an Artist: Mahlon Fawcett

It’s Christmas time.? For many years, my good friend, Mahlon Fawcett, known as Lonnie, would come up to our house in Lake Arrowhead for our annual Christmas party.? Although that has been many years ago, my mind wanders back to … Continue reading → ...
Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

This is Alice’s 150th birthday and she certainly doesn’t show her age.? You’d never believe she’s a day over 100.? Like the brainy Athena from the skull of Zeus, Alice sprang from the imagination of? Lewis Carroll.? While oft mistakenly … Continue reading → ...
Suddenly Royal, or Suddenly Stupid

Suddenly Royal, or Suddenly Stupid

Well, here we go again.? In the latest episode, “King” David, or Drew, talked many times about wanting to move to the Isle of Man permanently and getting a job driving taxi and/or being on the radio.? It is pure … Continue reading → ...
King of Mann

King of Mann

Since my last entry, I watched the latest Suddenly Royal episode and had to fire another salvo.? His Royal Buffooness has kept up the pace, I’ll say that.? First he smokes the clutch on a motorhome he rents in what … Continue reading → ...
Suddenly Royal

Suddenly Royal

When my wife told me she’d recorded a new program on the grossly misnamed The Learning Channel (TLC) entitled Suddenly Royal about an American who is trying to claim his title as the King of Man, I was appalled.? We … Continue reading → ...
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