Category Archives: alcohol

The Buffett

Cheeseburgers can become paradise. Although I didn’t love the song by Jimmy Buffett, “Cheese Burger in Paradise”, I learned to love his music and free beer.  So did my wife. People believe Disney Land is the happiest place on earth.  … Continue reading

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Rulers and J.D.

What seems to be a million years ago, I was a teacher of sorts.  When Autumn comes, someone can either rise or fall.  One of the most brilliant students, sadly, was not in my classroom.  I taught English, and my … Continue reading

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Awake

As with every morning, I awake to feed our dogs, cats, squirrels, and my wife.  Today, I didn’t have time to feed myself because of gambling and the month of March.  It’s that time of year when some may succumb … Continue reading

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Lent

Growing up a bad Catholic, I was encouraged to give up something for forty or forty six days during Lent. Drinking, gambling and Whoppers were always options, but I chose to give up swearing one year. The former three were … Continue reading

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Strike Three

Swing at strikes.  If you know nothing about baseball, you’re out. April 15 (opening day….baseball) is right around the corner, and if my mom is looking forward to Spring and seven months of baseball, YOU better look forward to seven … Continue reading

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Let’s Make One Beer Funny Again!

Companied with beer, my mother always said “Laughter is a great chaser.”  In her mind, “chaser” was the medicine.   Approaching one hundred years of age, I’ve stood at ease listening to her glorious laughter for decades, but I’ve only … Continue reading

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Cleveland’s Costumes

With my back turned, listening from a distance (my kitchen) to the Republican National Convention, I was hearing a chant which caught my attention.  Turning from the shrimp filled saute pan, I swore I could distinctly hear, quite rhythmically, “Al-Co-Hol….Al-Co-Hol…Al-Co-Hol!” … Continue reading

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