The EOTM Blues…

That’s “End Of The Month” for those who can’t read my mind. That time of the month where I struggle in futility to figure out, for the month ahead, how to cover way too many expenses with way too few resources. As I’m sure you can imagine, when this crap is added to the usual craziness going on inside my head, the EOTM can become a time of especially high anxiety.

But hey, at least I can exhaust myself searching for just the right “reflections” for what I’m feeling…

The Road To Babylon

Not included in the TV-inspired revelations of my earlier post was how the pleasant (if somewhat weird) dreams I had once I got to sleep were rudely interrupted by a power company employee pounding on my door the way cops do when they’re jacked up on coffee and doughnuts and just can’t wait to drag someone, anyone, off in handcuffs…

Ooh Child, Things Are Gonna Get Easier…

Ooh-oo child. Things are gonna get easier Ooh-oo child. Things’ll get brighter Ooh-oo child. Things are gonna get easier Ooh-oo child. Things’ll get brighter “Ooh Child” lyrics – The Five Stairsteps We’ll it’s that time of month again, and while I won’t repeat what I’ve already said here, here, and here, I will say that…

Release The Kraken!

Well my friends, as I said in Friday’s post, I’m expecting some “Down Time” – of undetermined length – probably starting tomorrow morning. With that in mind, it occurred to me that a nice “waiting room” type post – complete with magazines to peruse and Muzak to listen to – might be a good thing…

I’ve Got Worries, Worries On My Mind!

I’ve got worries, worries on my mind, Lord. Ever since you left me, baby, I’ve got peace of mind. Now she’s gone, Lord, I’ve got ramblin’ on my mind. Marshall Tucker Band – “Ramblin” In times like these, with so many of us struggling to make ends meet, those of us living on “fixed” incomes…