Yuck

no more warm southern nights “the frost is on the pumpkin” fall colors paint Picassos if you squint your eyes just right, the dirt of the Midwest casts a wholesome smell, autumn gasps it’s final breath before winter, the ice and snow and slush will surely follow yuck

Lake Erie Rough Riders

We were up at the crack of dawn. We towed the rectangular ski jump out the narrow canal and found the sand bar. We anchored the ramp by jumping in the cold Lake Erie waters. The lake was always cold in the morning. We flew into the sky and the waves as often as possible….

What’s Going On? Columbus Police Department drops the ball.

This is what the Columbus, Dispatch wrote. https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/crime/2021/05/23/one-person-dead-several-injured-bicentennial-park-shooting-downtown/5231267001/ I heard the gun shots and knew there was a shooting. Where were the police? 11:51 PM Nothing. 12:00 Midnight 40+ cruisers lights a flashing. “Too Little Too Late”. The entire department was there for 30 some hours and rolling. Time to do some police work. WAIT…

Let me sleep on that ….. but not too long.

MAY 1969 It had been going on a long time. It broke out at Ohio State and it could have happened right on the oval. I was there. The President of OSU canceled all classes for the rest of the week and were told to leave town. Those who were passionate about the 60’s; (JFK’s…

chicken diner … i have a winner … Rombauer

NOTE TO BOB BAFFERT … YOUR HORSE RAN BETTER ON DRUGS 1‰ MILE. (1:52©) STAKES. Purse $1,000,000 Preakness S. (Grade I) FOR THREE-YEAR-OLDS. $10,000 to pass theentry box, starters to pay $10,000 additional. Supplemental nominations may be made in accordance with the rules,upon payment of $25,000, 60% of the purse to the winner, 20% to…

The Cleveland Baseball Club

America is like the Cleveland Indians Baseball Team. We have to play like a team to win. All of the best baseball talent has sold out to big buck organizations. Fortunately, the big bucks don’t get to call the balls and the strikes and the close plays at the plate. The only way to win…

Covid-19 Death

Obviously I’m not dead. I was in this Russian speak easy and the lighting was morbid and then flash. The picture freaks me out. DEATH YIKES! But this Covid era has everybody thinking. I haven’t seen my family in eons. Some good some bad. My Grandkids are the best; not yours but mine. Kids growing…

Prosperity

400,000 American’s died in WW II almost the same number that have died from Covid-19. The war vs. CVD-19 is not over by a long shot. Another big difference is that full employment is far from attainable. To pay for our losses the highest taxes ever were levied and guess what? America rebounded and the…

I miss her

I miss my old phone. She was reliable and that’s how I knew she was a she. One day I put her down and she was gone for good. I always knew where I stood and did not have anxious days. Don’t it always seem to go you don’t know what you got till it’s…

Come out and play …. Good Night and Good Luck

wow you knew the real guy.while living the fraternity house for 20 years (TRUE STORY) I discovered an all night jazz show on wosu/npr. My sleep there was never good and the only way I got any rest was listening to the radio. In and out of sleep I heard a voice, Diane Reeves, and…

Bald Spot

My bald spot is gett’n bigger. My hair is gett’n grayer. Back is weaker and my toes are numb. Nose is wet and teeth are fewer. Fuck … I’m falling apart. Oops my right arm fell off and hit the floor. I don’t think I’m going to make my goals and objectives. Dr. Kevorkian can…