Coconuts, Monkeys, Tradition, and Booze

Coconuts, Monkeys, Tradition, and Booze

Now that Christmas over and everybody’s holiday cheer has been poisoned by bitter relatives and travel reminiscent of a bad peyote trip, I’d like to talk about all things Yule. I’ll hurry, since I ought to be editing right now. I rate this Christmas as bizarre.  It...

Laughing All The Way To The Grave

The biggest problem I have with death is that there aren’t enough laughs. Don’t misunderstand me, I don’t find death itself particularly amusing. I have lost some people quite dear to me, which was painful—and which still delivers the occasional icicle to the heart,...