Archive for March, 2014

10 items or fewer

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

From now on, when a list contains 21 items, 35 items, 77 items, or even 101 items, I pledge to read only the first 10 items. It it's important, don't save it for last. Others, like me, get bored before they reach the end of a list that should've stopped ...

An Everlasting Rose, words & music by Herb Tyson

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

This is a song I wrote for my mother, who died on February 16, 2014. This is a recording from the public premiere of this song last night at Mount Vernon Unitarian Church's annual variety show. I was a little shaky because I've never performed this song publicly before.  MP3: An ...

Radical justice thought…

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Random thought…. I was just thinking—in the interest of turn-about, there should be an NFW (no fucking way) drug a woman could slip into a man's drink that would make him impotent or otherwise completely uninterested in sex for a few hours… maybe some kind of testosterone blocker.

Of dreams, wetlands, and ice

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Sometimes, my dreams are clearly dreams. They involve people I know in odd permutations and circumstances, and might be a combination of clearly warped memories, projections, and fantasies or hopes. But, it's clear that these are creations of my mind, and are not actual memories of things that ever happened. Other ...