Category Archives: Humor

Memories of a Moonless Night

Thanks to Danail Obreschkow for the You Tube I saw this video last week, which  brought back memories of my childhood. Those memories came from the year 1957-58 when I nearly died twice, but that’s another story for another time … Continue reading

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Leroy Anderson’s –The Typewriter

This composition is titled The Typewriter.  Many of the younger among you might not know what a typewriter does. Before there were computers and word processing software and printers, typewriters were used to produce written documents in offices, and letters … Continue reading

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April 1 —Spike Jones’s special version of Laura

Spike Jones plays his special version of  Laura.  What could be more appropriate for April Fool’s Day, April 1st?  It’s that day of the year again.   Presented in loving memory of my cousin Walter. Thanks  to BassetHoundTrio for the You … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday The Sugar Blues

The Sugar Blues is another of those little gems recorded in that prolific period in 1935.  It’s another of the spur of the moment sessions that Fats cooked up.  Herman Autry has a fine growling trumpet solo and Rudy Powell … Continue reading

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The Big Shut Up Coming Soon!

  The Boston Terrier you see in the picture above is named Eden Forever.  She is owned by Cedric Florian who also took the picture of her. One  of the important characters in my novella, The Big Shut Up, is also a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

My latest book:  a novella.  More to come.

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Connecticut Soviet Comedy

        Here we go, the purge has begun.  Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, who have been hailed for over 150 years as the founders of the Democratic Party have now been officially declared  Non-Persons and purged … Continue reading

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Hey California! Need to conserve water?

Forget about water saving toilets, here is the real deal on saving water:  build an outhouse in your backyard.  You can do it in four easy steps: 1.  Get your Uncle Walt to build an outhouse for you (not pictured.)  … Continue reading

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