The Soviet Space Program

Mmm… there’s nothing scarier than the Soviet Space Program… wanting so badly to beat America to every milestone unconcerned with the value of the individual… just as many of ours died in horrible explosions but the Russians were so secretive it’s easy to imagine way worse things were happening like maybe they were even causingContinue reading “The Soviet Space Program”

I Lost My Winter Hat at the RockNRoll Hall of Fame

It was a good winter hat.  Blue.  Knit.  Fit real snug over my head.  There was no silly poof-up or anything.  I’d had it for a couple years and expected to have it a couple more.

Band of Children Fails Performance of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Learning to Fly”

  In honor of the late Tom Petty,  here’s something I wrote for the Monkey Puzzle Press blog back in 2011. At a local summer community festival a band made up entirely of children played the Tom Petty & The Heartrbeakers’ song “Learning to Fly” and did not succeed. The children’s arms and hands were notContinue reading “Band of Children Fails Performance of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “Learning to Fly””