Why “DrumWild,” and Where Are the Drums?

INTRODUCTIONOne Friday afternoon, when I was lamenting certain aspects of my life in a therapy discussion, my therapist chimed in. “Well, at least you can play your drums in your apartment all day, right?” Eh, no. That’s not how things work. What felt really weird to me was that I had to explain to anotherContinue reading “Why “DrumWild,” and Where Are the Drums?”

Facebook Still Sucks, and an AI Music Video

For those who are regular readers, you know my story. For those who are new, long story short, I quit Facebook back in mid-2014, returned in mid-2019, then quit and re-joined a few more times after that. I most recently got back on maybe two months ago. My struggles with staying on Facebook are many.Continue reading “Facebook Still Sucks, and an AI Music Video”

“Buying Stuff” by Hot Dad: Fretless 5-String Bass Treatment

It was a rainy day today, so I got a major bug in my brow and decided to test out my “new” set-up with regard to making videos. By “new,” I mean a different configuration of existing gear, but without the powerful desktop computer. GEAR USEDSamsung Note 9 [VIDEO]Ibanez GWB35 Gary Willis Signature Fretless 5-StringContinue reading ““Buying Stuff” by Hot Dad: Fretless 5-String Bass Treatment”

The Depp/Heard Trial, and Those Who Are Watching

This is a short addendum to my previous post, but it can stand alone if you haevn’t yet read that. As I write this, I am watching an attorney [Emily D. Baker] live-streaming along with the live trial stream, adding commentary and asking questions. There are LOTS of people live-streaming, making clips, commentary, and evenContinue reading “The Depp/Heard Trial, and Those Who Are Watching”

The Johnny Depp / Amber Heard Trial: A Turning Point?

INTRODUCTIONI have been watching the Johnny Depp defamation suit that he filed against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, for more than a few weeks now. Before that, I was following the story. This entry will NOT be about the memes, or jokes, or bashing, or any other type of presentation that hairless apes tend to enjoy.Continue reading “The Johnny Depp / Amber Heard Trial: A Turning Point?”

The Nightmare of Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissism

INTRODUCTIONI have been watching the Johnny Depp / Amber Heard trial in its entirety, live as it streams. It’s a horrifying thing to watch, from my perspective, and you’ll learn why after reading this. There were two incidents in particular that triggered panick in my gut that I hadn’t felt since 1998. I’m going toContinue reading “The Nightmare of Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissism”

Why Old People Get So Mean and Angry

INTRODUCTIONMy recent return to Facebook and my quiet observation of friends who are around my age got me thinking about why so many old people get so mean and angry. To be clear, the people with whom I am connected are not mean or angry, but they have friends who are, so I get toContinue reading “Why Old People Get So Mean and Angry”

That Time I Broke My Nose

INTRODUCTIONLots of guys like to brag about how something in particular is big in size. Today’s topic, however, is about something else that doesn’t get bragged about with regard to size. I have a huge nose. There is no getting around it. Literally, we’ve tried traffic signs and everything. Yes, I’m exaggerating to make aContinue reading “That Time I Broke My Nose”

The Twilight Zone Cashier

I went to do my morning shopping after my post earlier this morning. I typically go in the early mornings to avoid crowds, and to get in-and-out of the store as quickly as possible. COVID mask restrictions have been lifted, but I still wear a mask, and I am still highly motivated to get outContinue reading “The Twilight Zone Cashier”

Between Worlds

When I was young, through the 70s and part of the 80s, the world was relatively simple to digest. America was a world leader, at least according to other more experienced adults around me. The USSR was America’s enemy, as godless Commie heathens. And everybody loved the guitar solo in a song. Today, we’re somewhereContinue reading “Between Worlds”

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