Building It Again

So here we go again. This would simply be an opening salvo…whereas once this site was active and a part of my regular life, that was a long, long time ago now…what, two posts in the past three years. Thinking I can do better, especially as I’ve decided to make a concerted effort to move…

Today would be that day…westward.

By the time any of you read this, I will have left my comfy confines in the Midwest for a far more uncertain future on the West Coast…San Francisco to be exact. Got some money saved, a lot of social work experience, several contacts and possibilities and a 2nd job interview already scheduled for three…

I’m working on it…

So, been away for a little while…well, more than a little while… I feel like I’ve been away for six weeks or so, even though I’ve written a number of things up here during that time…guess one could say I felt like I was running out of things to say, or maybe trying too hard…

Saints vs. Indianapolis, Curtis Painter, Sobriety and Zzzzzz….

Sometimes, I think I like the drink a little too much. ‘Tis true…back in my early to mid-twenties, there was no question about it and during the time I actually lived in New Orleans, again…no doubt. I liked a pitcher or two, perhaps a bit more than I should have but hell, in New Orleans…

Setting aside my cynicism…Occupy Wall Street

I freely admit, I can be cynical…really cynical. Which is probably why when I heard of the Occupy Wall Street protest, my first question was: if they are trying to cause trouble on Wall Street, why the hell are they doing the protest on a Saturday? At the time, I didn’t know it was going…

Riki Ott or Feinberg? I’m thinking Riki knows the health better…

The lawyer says: It ain’t what you know, it’s what you can prove… The toxicologist says: Lawyers don’t know a whole hell of a lot about toxicology… “Nicholas Forte has spent the last year with an array of health issues. Headaches. Migraines. Nausea. Breathing problems so severe they would land him in the hospital. “We…

More about the (not) leaking Macondo Well…

Ed Note: The USCG now taking a fresh look at pictures of the oil they previously denied was there. Look, I’m not trying to play the role of conspiracy buff here, but if there is one thing any of us who follow the oil spill news knows, it is: 1. Truth takes a second place…