I’ve never been in love. But, I am curious about it. So, I decided to study John Hughes films and anime, both of which liberally throw the word around. So, what have I learned? In anime, they tell us that love conquers all. But, they also tell us, we’ll fight wars in the future with … Continue reading “On Love…”
I have a headache right now. And not just a little bit of a throbbing in the front of my forehead. This is one of those headaches that start at the base of your neck… And work their way up your skull, until its planted itself on the bridge of your nose. And it does … Continue reading “Headache”
Wooden doors in the back, bar us from the outside world. We pray for them, but does that help? Or do our hollow words fall on your ears, only to fall off again. Ignored in the same way we ignore your greatest commandment—Love. They make us uncomfortable, and we don’t want to be around them. … Continue reading “Ignorance is Bliss”
“You’re soft and cuddly, just like a teddy bear,” she said. He cast his eyes to the side, the vein on his forehead pulsing… He wasn’t sure, but he believed she just called him fat.
My toothpaste has beads of Scope in it… This means when I brush my teeth, I smell a very strong alcohol scent. I walk away wondering if that smell stays on my breath… If, when I’m talking to people, they sniff and say “Wow, he’s blitzed.” I don’t know. What I’m reasonably sure, is that … Continue reading “Liquored Up”
ABC is showing A Charlie Brown Christmas tonight. I have no doubt in my mind that it will be filled with commercials from Wal-Mart and Target… Telling us to make new Christmas memories by buying a PS3 for our kids. Dear Marketing Execs–have you people ever actually watched this special??
I have over four hundred songs on my Christmas Mix this year. The genres range from rock to country to reggae. It is a collection of random Christmas music pulled from various CDs, LPs and Cassettes. Here are some random thoughts concerning the mix… Christmas in Hollis by Run DMC is the greatest Christmas song … Continue reading “Chris’ Christmas Mix 2009 Extravaganza!!”
Outside, snow is falling. It looks gorgeous, as it settles to the ground. Somewhere inside, my heater starts clanking. Smoke drifts in from the vents. Flashing lights, and a blaze on the horizon. The fight is long, but I’m safe. The same can’t be said for my house. For, now, inside, snow is falling.
When I die, I want my last words to be something profound, like “With each passing breath, we move one step closer to the great unknown, that is the afterlife.” But, I know better. My last words will probably be, “Are you going to eat that last pizza roll?”
I hope when I die, that I go out in a totally awesome way. We all say that, but I’m not sure people know what it actually means. I want to go down, in a hail of gunfire, while I’m protecting some life-giving medicine… Meanwhile, as my eyes are slowly closing… I reach out to … Continue reading “On Death”