Pranks a Lot!

There are disadvantages and advantages to growing up in a very small town where everybody knows everybody else. As the saying goes; it takes a village. One of the disadvantages is that if you or your friends are up to something you shouldn't be that could cause someone to get hurt, someone will be sure…

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

The graphic art in the plastic surgery center's ad was what caught my eye. It was a large photo of Michaelangelo's David, one of the most exquisite and realistic depictions of the nude male ever created. In the ad, amateurish airbrushing over his groin area had rendered him anatomically neutered, as smooth and genderless as…

Music and Memories

"Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, to soften rocks or bend a knotted oak." That would depend on whether the music was good or bad. My father's mellow baritone could soothe a savage beast. Mom's caterwauling could certainly soften rocks or bend a knotted oak, as well as cause the wallpaper to fall…