tcr! diaries - podcast

tcr! diaries - podcast

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The ebbs and flows of this alcoholic. It’s all true. Sometimes I’m serious. Sometimes I’m not. The episodes tend to be short.
If I’m feeling the same way
Apr 19
Content published: Oct 17, 2018 at 7:35 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 19, 2019 at 10:00 am CDT If I’m feeling the same way a few days later about something I need to make peace with it. Or not. It’s true that the only thing I have to do with my feelings…
Pillsbury’s Candy Apple frosting
Apr 18
Content published: Oct 14, 2018 at 10:09 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 18, 2019 at 7:30 am CDT Sometimes I’ll got out on a culinary limb. A daring yet delectable escapade, laying out loads of cash for adventurous taste combinations that send the…
Let the ideas go
Apr 14
Content published: Oct 11, 2018 at 11:27 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 14, 2019 at 6:10 pm CDT I have ideas all the time, things I wanna do around the house or to my truck, or books I wanna write or pictures I wanna take. If it’s a really good idea I’ll…
FMN.mp3
Apr 6
Content published: Apr 6, 2019 at 1:20 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 6, 2019 at 1:20 pm CDT Please enjoy a song I recorded sometime in the late 90s, maybe 1998. Of course I wrote all the lyrics and music and played all the instruments. Because that’s…
He was a nervous, jittery guy
Apr 5
Content published: Oct 10, 2018 at 12:30 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm CDT Years ago I used to work with this client, aliased Jack, who would continually get on my nerves. He wasn’t a bad guy but every now and then he would email[1]…
What did you expect was going to happen?
Apr 3
Content published: Jul 18, 2017 at 7:47 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 3, 2019 at 8:55 pm CDT One time she asked me in a hostile voice: what did you expect was going to happen? It was rhetorical and stunning like a conversational taser. I had no counter,…
They deserve it
Apr 1
Content published: Oct 13, 2017 at 11:55 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm CDT When I was drinking I would hurt people, because that’s what I did when I was drinking, and then I would feel bad and avoid them. Sometimes go out of my way…
I can be a fruity butterfly
Apr 1
Content published: Dec 21, 2017 at 9:39 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm CDT If you’re not familiar with AA’s Twelve Steps, don’t worry none. Just follow along and you’ll get the gist. When I worked Step One I was in horrible, emotional…
My gear in mouth
Apr 1
Content published: Oct 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm CDT There’s this saying, “better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt.” Sources have various versions, from Mark Twain to…
Be uncomfortable as needed
Apr 1
Content published: Jul 26, 2017 at 11:30 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm CDT I watched my mom go through something last year, something that was heart wrenching and devastating. It made her bitter and angry and changed how she saw…
I don’t deserve nice things
Mar 26
Content published: Oct 9, 2018 at 9:52 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 26, 2019 at 8:50 pm CDT Some time over the weekend I had a dream that it was Wednesday after work and the robot vacuum hadn’t done his scheduled cleaning. And then I was crushed and…
Seven Sledgehammers
Mar 22
Content published: Oct 4, 2018 at 11:07 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 22, 2019 at 10:15 am CDT Lying is the absolute worst. “No, I wasn’t drinking. What the hell are you talking about?” Telling lies. To another person. Makes them crazy. They start to…
Quite possibly hungover
Mar 20
Content published: Oct 2, 2018 at 7:23 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 20, 2019 at 10:30 am CDT The scene was once again my truck. I was sitting at a stoplight and a minivan pulled up in the lane next to me. The wife appeared to be driving and, who I…
The case of the conspicuous lawn furniture
Mar 18
Content published: Oct 2, 2018 at 4:36 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm CDT One time when I was drinking I put a lawn chair in the middle of the yard that runs along the side of my house. My thought was that it’d be the perfect spot to…
Dedicated and duplicated prayers
Mar 17
Content published: Oct 1, 2018 at 1:03 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 17, 2019 at 3:50 pm CDT When I’m around you guys it’s easy to be my best self. I would almost say that it comes naturally. I don’t even think about it. But there are other times when…
Almost empty McDonalds
Mar 15
Content published: Sep 29, 2018 at 11:43 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 15, 2019 at 1:45 pm CDT I’m sitting in the McDonalds on State Street in Geneva. Because Egg McMuffins. This is also the place where Maggie’s mom and I told Maggie that we were…
Do you ever wake up cranky for no good reason?
Mar 14
Content published: Sep 28, 2018 at 8:54 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 14, 2019 at 9:05 am CDT And then when you’re walking down the stairs you say “fuck those guys” but there are no guys there? And then when you’re standing in the kitchen getting your…
Withholding the Cheese Puffs
Mar 12
Content published: Sep 21, 2018 at 5:06 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 12, 2019 at 11:00 am CDT Guys, I just witnessed a heated couples exchange inside one of our local Walgreens. A man was outright denying his wife of her Friday snacks because…
Stop looking for proof
Mar 10
Content published: Sep 21, 2018 at 11:23 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 10, 2019 at 10:33 am CDT Looking for reasons why things would fail used to be a big part of my day. I devoted hours to it. Always poking around under the hood for clues to prove that…
Like I’m going to fall over
Mar 8
Content published: Apr 17, 2018 at 7:26 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 8, 2019 at 8:58 am CDT I haven’t been writing as much because I’ve been struggling with my nicotine addiction. All sorts of things happen and don’t happen when I try to quit.…
Confront your feelings
Mar 8
Content published: Mar 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 8, 2019 at 7:52 am CDT I’ve been writing and recording music for close to 30 years. This is the latest track. You should listen to it with headphones. The words below are various…
The notion that I can quit
Mar 7
Content published: Sep 19, 2018 at 8:19 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 7, 2019 at 10:18 am CDT My favorite Freakonomomics[1] podcast is from a few years back. It’s beautifying titled, The Upside of Quitting. It’s also the only podcast I’ve listened to…
Is he bonafide? I have my suspicions.
Feb 26
Content published: Sep 19, 2018 at 12:24 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 26, 2019 at 11:05 am CDT narcissistic | ˌnärsəˈsistik adj. having an excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one’s physical appearance Everybody knows the definition but I don’t…
Stuck behind a school bus
Feb 23
Content published: Sep 12, 2018 at 11:26 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 23, 2019 at 11:19 am CDT Sometimes when I’m going to work I get stuck behind a school bus. And then I roll my eyes… Today I watched a handful of parents corralling their kids,…
Each and every fallen crumb
Feb 18
Content published: Sep 10, 2018 at 12:32 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 18, 2019 at 10:03 am CDT As I was sitting again at a stoplight on Randall Road this morning meagerly minding my own matters, I casually looked to my left and noticed a dude in a car…
He might be from Singapore
Feb 16
Content published: Sep 5, 2018 at 4:38 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 16, 2019 at 8:12 am CDT Guys, don’t go south on Randall Road anywhere near Route 64 in St. Charles. It’s been raining, there’s bumper-to-bumper traffic, and your life will be put on…
Crosswalk of Certain Doom
Feb 12
Content published: Sep 4, 2018 at 12:28 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 12, 2019 at 1:54 pm CDT The scene, of course, is my truck as I’m headed to work. Driving along Riverside Avenue and following a Toyota Corolla. The speed limit is 35 mph and we’re…
Generous with my humility
Feb 9
Content published: Aug 31, 2018 at 10:25 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 9, 2019 at 4:16 pm CDT Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.— Step 8 of Alcoholics Anonymous When I got to the Eighth Step I was…
No smoking at the entryways, peeps
Feb 7
Content published: Aug 30, 2018 at 9:42 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 7, 2019 at 2:57 pm CDT And then there was that one time a few years back when I was standing at the front door of the work building. It was a cool autumn day and I was enjoying a…
On racism, bigotry, and prejudice
Feb 7
Content published: Aug 27, 2018 at 9:07 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 7, 2019 at 10:54 am CDT Racist n. A person who believes a particular race is superior to others. Bigot n. One who is strongly partial to one’s own group, religion, race, or politics…
The 5 gallon bottle was empty
Feb 7
Content published: Aug 29, 2018 at 10:40 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 7, 2019 at 10:50 am CDT Today when I was driving to work I was thinking about the water cooler there. Yesterday morning when I got in the 5 gallon bottle was empty. At one point in…
Stop keeping score
Feb 4
Content published: Aug 28, 2018 at 9:48 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 4, 2019 at 11:31 am CDT What I mean by this is something along the lines of: Last time I came home you didn’t look up from the TV so the next time you walk in I’m not going to stop…
More than the company of misery
Jan 30
Content published: Aug 25, 2018 at 11:12 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm CDT If I’m worried I can be replaced, then I can be. If I’m worried I’m not enough, then I won’t be. If I’m worried I’m unwanted, then I will be. If I’m worried…
tcr! diaries podcast survey
Jan 30
Content published: Aug 24, 2018 at 8:47 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 30, 2019 at 9:44 am CDT I’m interrupting the regularly scheduled episodes to announce a listener survey created by yours truly. It’s informal and there won’t be a test later. And I…
Ain’t nobody told you.
Jan 28
Content published: Aug 22, 2018 at 11:51 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 28, 2019 at 2:22 pm CDT Earlier this month when I was giving my recovery talk at the church in Montgomery, I was sitting at a long table facing everyone. Like I was a teacher at the…
Pull the pin on their grenade
Jan 26
Content published: Aug 17, 2018 at 4:51 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 26, 2019 at 10:06 am CDT Four days after the car wreck of Nov 1989 And then there was that one time when I was in high school and in a car wreck. Of course I was drinking so the…
I only fought with the police once
Jan 25
Content published: Aug 22, 2018 at 9:40 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 25, 2019 at 9:42 am CDT I only fought with the police once and there was only one of them. And it was 3 in the afternoon. And I was drunk and feisty. And then he tackled my 19 year…
The turn signal of my existence
Jan 21
Content published: Aug 15, 2018 at 5:22 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 21, 2019 at 10:44 am CDT The scene is my truck. I’m driving home after the workday and merge into the left lane. The car in front of me also merges into the left lane. The almighty…
When I drive up 7th Avenue
Jan 20
Content published: Aug 8, 2018 at 12:13 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 20, 2019 at 6:48 pm CDT When I drive up 7th Avenue on St. Charles’ east side, headed toward Main Street I see this older guy sitting in his garage. It’s pretty packed in there but…
When I be my best self
Jan 17
Content published: Aug 5, 2018 at 1:40 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 17, 2019 at 1:40 pm CDT I’ve been working on my magazine pretty much since I got up, trying to get the July issue all done and off to the printer. Sometimes the pages and layouts just…
In this icecapade parade (or life became balanced)
Jan 17
Content published: Jul 25, 2018 at 3:08 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 17, 2019 at 8:57 am CDT Wherein fate is for people who have given up, part 3 of 3. I’m going to jump right in because this story is already long enough in my head. And it’s taken far…
Treading water (or unfasten your seatbelts)
Jan 16
Content published: Jul 12, 2018 at 10:18 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 16, 2019 at 9:08 am CDT Wherein fate has limits, part 2 of 3. Toward the end of my drinking it was like treading water. Never going anywhere, not having any fun, just struggling to…
Do you wanna know what will really suck?
Jan 15
Content published: Jul 28, 2018 at 5:50 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 15, 2019 at 11:17 am CDT It’ll be when you notice that the someone who you’ve spent years of your life with is now gone. You’ve already grieved in the months since they left and now…
You cannot unbutton this jacket
Jan 13
Content published: Jul 8, 2018 at 10:40 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 13, 2019 at 9:43 pm CDT Wherein fate is a miserable state, part 1 of 3. Rivers want to roll downhill. You can put a dam up and stop their flow but their destination won’t change. They…
Just one can of my favorite soda
Jan 13
Content published: May 22, 2018 at 9:31 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 13, 2019 at 9:43 pm CDT I was telling Sara last night about the time I was in a grocery store and they had 12 packs of my favorite soda. Unfortunately I couldn’t buy just one, the man…
Looking for a road to walk
Jan 6
Content published: Mar 13, 2017 at 10:15 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 6, 2019 at 12:29 pm CDT One of my absolute favorite lines in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is the last pertinent idea of How It Works (PDF): God could and would if he were…
Desperately seeking a Democrat for light housework
Jan 3
Content published: Jun 29, 2017 at 9:00 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 3, 2019 at 5:29 pm CDT Yes, you will be expected to clean. Netflix will be off-limits, however, you may bring headphones. But not your individualism. Independent thought is encouraged…
Within a 10 block radius
Dec 30, 2018
Content published: Jul 9, 2018 at 4:05 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 30, 2018 at 12:10 pm CDT So this past weekend I pulled into the gas station to get some supplies. It’s the weekend and it’s sunny so the gas station is plum full of cars. I pull up…
I eat more when I’m happy
Dec 22, 2018
Content published: Jul 2, 2018 at 2:21 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 22, 2018 at 4:12 pm CDT Based on my scientific observations and the data I’ve collected as of late, I’ve found that I eat more when I’m happy. When I’m stressed I don’t want to eat at…
Post mortem, Bourdain
Dec 19, 2018
Content published: Jun 25, 2018 at 9:20 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 19, 2018 at 3:10 pm CDT The thing that I had a hard time wrapping my mind around with Anthony Bourdain’s suicide is that I kept thinking he was supposed to be above all of that. I…
Unless I’m a celebrity gardener
Dec 15, 2018
Content published: Jun 22, 2018 at 9:00 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 15, 2018 at 10:13 am CDT Not long ago I was reading an article wherein the author said that people aren’t going to care about what you’re doing. Like if I plant a wonderful garden…
Red faced robot
Dec 12, 2018
Content published: Jun 20, 2018 at 10:01 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 12, 2018 at 11:49 am CDT So I have this thing that I’ve been doing ever since I was a teenager. It’s not a healthy thing and I’ve struggled to let go of it ever since I stopped…
Reich Between the Eyes on the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus soundtrack
Dec 8, 2018
Content published: Jun 19, 2018 at 12:57 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 8, 2018 at 3:14 pm CDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8BxgZYjya8 Peeps, the soundtrack for Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was released today digitally. I’m sure you’ve all been…
Share the road with bikes?
Dec 7, 2018
Content published: Jun 14, 2018 at 8:47 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 7, 2018 at 3:12 pm CDT How about they go the speed limit? Or obey the traffic signals? Or decide if they’re going to be on the street or the sidewalk? I ride my bike as much as…
I fucked this up
Dec 5, 2018
Content published: Jun 13, 2018 at 11:57 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 5, 2018 at 2:06 pm CDT I set up an auto-renew feature on a client’s website not long ago so members could check a box and have their member account renewed each year. It’s a win-win…
It forever influences the present
Dec 3, 2018
Content published: Jun 12, 2018 at 7:02 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 3, 2018 at 8:52 am CDT I was talking with one of my friends several months ago and I brought up something that sounded an alarm in her. What I’d just touched on triggered an…
A frantic game of animal tag
Dec 2, 2018
Content published: Jun 11, 2018 at 8:08 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 2, 2018 at 11:30 am CDT On this morning, the 11th of June I was greeted with a squeaky chipmunk in the basement just as I sat down with my first cup of coffee. It filled my heart with…
The geese on Riverside
Nov 29, 2018
Content published: Jun 6, 2018 at 4:29 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 29, 2018 at 10:38 am CDT Every time the geese hold up traffic on Riverside for more than five seconds, 50 cars deep pile up in both directions. I just want to punch them in the face.…
So then I rewrote parts
Nov 27, 2018
Content published: Jun 6, 2018 at 9:30 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 27, 2018 at 12:25 pm CDT One time when I was eight or so I was out in the front yard washing my bike with the hose. I especially liked spraying the pedals and watching them spin out of…
One particular night in Wyoming
Nov 23, 2018
Content published: Jun 5, 2018 at 3:40 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 23, 2018 at 4:47 pm CDT And then there was that one time in 2006 when my brother and I drove halfway across the country in a U-Haul the size of Montana, pulling the Kia on a trailer.…
Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty
Nov 23, 2018
Content published: May 30, 2018 at 3:09 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 23, 2018 at 10:01 am CDT Do you ever wanna say, “fuck this workday” and then turn off your computer and give your nearest co-worker a high-five as you storm out the office door, then…
Speaking of consequences and desperation
Nov 15, 2018
Content published: May 29, 2018 at 2:30 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 15, 2018 at 8:44 pm CDT Alcoholics can related to this. I’m not sure if others will… But one of the things that made it so easy for me to continue drinking was that I never had any…
Saturated, colorful clematis
Nov 8, 2018
Content published: May 18, 2018 at 8:38 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 8, 2018 at 9:05 am CDT And on this 18th day of May nature said lettuce have more flowers, specifically the saturated, colorful clematis. And the peeps of the world drew in a beautiful…
Route around the struggles
Nov 7, 2018
Content published: May 17, 2018 at 9:30 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 7, 2018 at 10:33 am CDT I talk about my dentist now and then because he and his staff are part of my life. And I talk about what’s going on that’s had some kind of impact on me.…
my crocodile.mp3
Nov 5, 2018
Content published: May 7, 2018 at 9:29 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 5, 2018 at 11:41 am CDT I haven’t recorded any podcasts for a bit but I have every intention of soon, with intention being the keyword. In the meantime please enjoy a song I recorded…
No sirens, no lights, just horsepower
Sep 10, 2018
Content published: Jan 12, 2018 at 9:54 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 10, 2018 at 12:34 pm CDT When I was driving to work this morning a sheriff’s car was behind me in the other lane. As we approached the intersection on Randall and 64 the stoplight…
Brushing my teeth while driving
Sep 10, 2018
Content published: Apr 16, 2018 at 3:18 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 10, 2018 at 12:33 pm CDT I think what annoys me most about driving on Randall Road is that the speed limit is 45 mph but with the sheer amount of daytime traffic and number of…
The light is green for both sides
Sep 10, 2018
Content published: Apr 30, 2018 at 8:55 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 10, 2018 at 12:33 pm CDT This scene is my truck. I’m barreling north on Randall Road and need to turn left at the next intersection. There’s a handful of cars that are also barreling…
You can’t dump that there
Aug 8, 2018
Content published: May 5, 2018 at 10:20 am CDT · podcast published: Aug 8, 2018 at 8:23 am CDT For whatever reason the Chicago Tribune left newspapers on my sidewalk for three days in a row. I like that because reading the paper from start to finish…
Karma doesn’t torture us
Aug 5, 2018
Content published: May 3, 2018 at 9:46 am CDT · podcast published: Aug 5, 2018 at 8:48 pm CDT While I was sitting with my nicotine withdrawal earlier, I was saying my morning prayers, asking god to take my nicotine addiction away, take all the pain and…
You’re still dumb
Jul 26, 2018
Content published: Apr 28, 2018 at 9:56 pm CDT · podcast published: Jul 26, 2018 at 10:13 pm CDT My podcasts were probably broken for the last few days or so. To make up for the flub, please enjoy this flashback to the late 90s. I wrote, recorded, played…
Miracles are seen in light
Jul 26, 2018
Content published: Apr 27, 2018 at 9:32 am CDT · podcast published: Jul 26, 2018 at 9:40 pm CDT I fall short in life. That’s not a judgment call or me being hard on myself. It just is. I’m just another guy wandering around aimlessly doing my best…and…
A Key Lime Bomb in one hand
Jul 24, 2018
Content published: Apr 26, 2018 at 5:24 pm CDT · podcast published: Jul 24, 2018 at 9:45 am CDT Guys, if you haven’t had one of Blue Goose’s Key Lime Bombs then you’re missing out. Eating one of those is way better than the time Christie Brinkley kissed…
We, as parents, make mistakes
Jul 21, 2018
Content published: Apr 25, 2018 at 9:30 am CDT · podcast published: Jul 21, 2018 at 10:33 am CDT Maggie had a little scare yesterday. She had gotten off the school bus and was walking the minute walk back to our house down the alley. Some dude was also…
A little dog and wild carrots
Jul 17, 2018
Content published: Apr 20, 2018 at 7:24 pm CDT · podcast published: Jul 17, 2018 at 11:15 am CDT Let me first say that I’m an animal lover as much as the next Dr. Doolittle. It’s rare that I meet a dog or cat and they don’t end up liking me sooner or…
It’s all really great news
Jul 11, 2018
Content published: Apr 13, 2018 at 2:27 pm CDT · podcast published: Jul 11, 2018 at 8:14 pm CDT Well over half the conversations I have are all words. Personal and professional. All reading and responding. I want to say there is no voice in them but each…
Apologies as presents
Jul 9, 2018
Content published: Apr 10, 2018 at 10:13 am CDT · podcast published: Jul 9, 2018 at 6:39 pm CDT On a person’s special day if I tell the person that I forgot to give or get them a present, it’s like instead of giving them their actual present I’m giving…
About those bullfights
Jun 25, 2018
Content published: Mar 18, 2018 at 12:08 pm CDT · podcast published: Jun 25, 2018 at 10:19 am CDT Sara and I watched Anthony Bourdain in Spain last night. I wish that watching bullfights didn’t bother me as much as it does but I could never get behind a…
Making perfect plans
Jun 6, 2018
Content published: Oct 16, 2017 at 8:47 am CDT · podcast published: Jun 6, 2018 at 3:56 pm CDT Sometimes I’m gonna do something. I plan it out in my head and think, “This is perfect. This lines up here and that lines up there.” And then I don’t do it. And…
A peer in the revolution
Jun 6, 2018
Content published: Mar 27, 2018 at 7:18 pm CDT · podcast published: Jun 6, 2018 at 1:34 pm CDT And then there was that one time when myself and two older friends were drinking and carrying on, using too many drugs, and just driving around out in the…
Not often with surgical precision
Jun 2, 2018
Content published: Mar 23, 2018 at 2:51 pm CDT · podcast published: Jun 2, 2018 at 6:16 pm CDT I’m not overly fond of the word, “slice.” I never say slice. Not a slice of pizza or a slice of pie. It’s always a piece. “Splice” is okay but remove the “p”…
Proof would kill me (follow up)
May 30, 2018
Content published: Sep 11, 2017 at 6:42 pm CDT · podcast published: May 30, 2018 at 1:43 pm CDT In follow up to my earlier piece, Proof would kill me, I just want to put it out there that I only talked about two of the things that Kathy did that hurt me.…
Proof would kill me
May 30, 2018
Content published: Sep 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm CDT · podcast published: May 30, 2018 at 1:43 pm CDT 20170910 - Proof would kill me - MP4 • Watch on YouTube → A year or so after I got divorced from my first wife one of our mutual friends said to me, “I’m so…
Memories are what make places feel like home
May 29, 2018
Content published: Mar 22, 2018 at 8:57 pm CDT · podcast published: May 29, 2018 at 7:16 pm CDT When I was a kid living in a little town in Iowa, our neighborhood, our street, our house they all felt like home to me. I always felt secure, always felt like…
Not caring what other people think
May 19, 2018
Content published: Mar 20, 2018 at 7:31 pm CDT · podcast published: May 19, 2018 at 10:27 am CDT Abstract I think all that jive about “not caring what other people think” is mostly bullshit. Exhibit A When I puff out my chest and chant the “I don’t care…
SpongeBob was in my dream last night
May 9, 2018
Content published: Mar 14, 2018 at 8:03 am CDT · podcast published: May 9, 2018 at 10:44 am CDT Like I was all about SpongeBob. I went into my bedroom to have a nap (which is kind of funny that even in my dreams I’m thinking about taking a nap). And then…
Why are these people standing so close to me?
May 6, 2018
Content published: Mar 13, 2018 at 7:48 pm CDT · podcast published: May 6, 2018 at 11:53 am CDT For much of my life I’ve been internally combustible and physically uncomfortable. I felt ill and under and unequipped just being human. Even trying to be…
Social grace at the ATM drive-through
Apr 26, 2018
Content published: Oct 28, 2017 at 10:16 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 26, 2018 at 5:30 pm CDT Please note local residents: ATM drive-throughs are one way. You should not back up for any reason. Think of the ATM lane to be like a waterslide. You should…
Scowling at the clock
Apr 26, 2018
Content published: Mar 13, 2018 at 9:00 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 26, 2018 at 2:52 pm CDT My cat was glaring at me as I was putting on my shoes this morning. I was like “what the fuck are you looking at?“ Yeah, it was early. And then as I’m walking…
Reassuring our fellow humans
Apr 25, 2018
Content published: Mar 10, 2018 at 1:20 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 25, 2018 at 2:21 pm CDT The scene is a parking lot. An elderly woman is walking up ahead of me as I’m driving. She looks fragile, defenseless, and unsure. She sees my truck and a look…
Something Just Like This by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Apr 21, 2018
Content published: Mar 9, 2018 at 9:43 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 21, 2018 at 7:44 pm CDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM7MFYoylVs Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM7MFYoylVs Peeps, here’s your batman-with-his-fists Friday jam. I…
Seeking colorful Christian martyr to repel repeated Jehovah’s Witness
Apr 20, 2018
Content published: Aug 10, 2017 at 1:39 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 20, 2018 at 10:18 pm CDT I have a sign but they keep coming back. I need you to intimidate them, get them away from my doorbell, and off my porch. For good. For permanently. I want…
When others are behaving badly
Apr 20, 2018
Content published: Mar 6, 2018 at 7:51 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 20, 2018 at 9:18 am CDT It’s easy to be of the mindset that how people behave is their business and I shouldn’t let it affect me. But that’s a level of spiritual enlightenment most…
Moments of belligerence
Apr 17, 2018
Content published: Mar 6, 2018 at 9:06 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 17, 2018 at 2:53 pm CDT Friends. Family. Total strangers. I don’t consider himself an arrogant person. One evening, however, when I was running “who do I have to blow” late, I was…
Long Crash Cymbal
Apr 14, 2018
Content published: Mar 5, 2018 at 11:09 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 14, 2018 at 8:37 am CDT “You can’t just post one of your songs as a podcast.” “I do what I want.” #photos #tcrmusic #diariespodcast Add a comment! View original
A tag below my chin
Apr 13, 2018
Content published: Mar 2, 2018 at 8:02 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 13, 2018 at 8:30 am CDT I don’t know how it is that I still put on my shirt backwards. I get one on, something feels uncomfortable, and then I look down and see a tag below my chin.…
Sunset for Feb 27th, 2018
Apr 12, 2018
Content published: Feb 27, 2018 at 5:51 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 12, 2018 at 2:51 pm CDT Everything goes up-and-down I suppose. Sometimes life is bright, sometimes it’s a fireball. Sometime it’s not. And then also it’s good for me to let things go…
“NOT YOU”
Apr 10, 2018
Content published: Feb 26, 2018 at 9:31 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 10, 2018 at 8:53 pm CDT And there was that one time way back in high school when my best friend and I would sit in the round-a-bout in the middle of town. When cars would circle by we…
Assume the future will be good
Apr 8, 2018
Content published: Feb 23, 2018 at 6:11 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 8, 2018 at 11:00 am CDT Here’s a peek behind the curtain. Maggie and I are both introverts. We’re most comfortable hanging out alone or with just one or two people. In the winter we…
Alarm clock crazy, no thanks
Apr 7, 2018
Content published: Feb 22, 2018 at 10:00 am CDT · podcast published: Apr 7, 2018 at 9:02 am CDT Denny’s circa Dec 22, 2017 Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.— Step 2 of Alcoholics Anonymous The drug and alcohol…
Communal cigarette larceny
Apr 1, 2018
Content published: Feb 21, 2018 at 1:18 pm CDT · podcast published: Apr 1, 2018 at 10:58 pm CDT So one time when I was “quit smoking” I was headed up to see my dentist in Elgin. Don’t ask me for a referral. He’s long since retired and is probably off…
A get-together this coming Saturday
Mar 27, 2018
Content published: Feb 17, 2018 at 4:46 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 27, 2018 at 8:43 am CDT I’m *thinking* about having a get-together this coming Saturday, February 24th. If you’re reading this you’re invited. It would be a social mixer of sorts with…
Nobody can fuck with you
Mar 27, 2018
Content published: Feb 12, 2018 at 12:56 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 27, 2018 at 8:43 am CDT Remember that one time when you were younger? When nobody could fuck with you? Because everything had fallen into place. Because all the dots connected. Maybe…
Ye old anti-climatic climax
Mar 27, 2018
Content published: Feb 17, 2018 at 8:00 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 27, 2018 at 8:42 am CDT There’s an Italian mobster that lives up the street from me. He looks Italian but maybe he’s Greek. I’ve never talked to him but we’ve exchanged waves at the…
Abe Froman, tater-tot king of Geneva
Mar 27, 2018
Content published: Feb 21, 2018 at 11:46 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 27, 2018 at 8:41 am CDT Just to put this out there… I’m not preparing some gourmet tator-tot frenzied extravaganza here nor am I Abe Froman, tater-tot king of Geneva. Think of the…
Throwing it on the floor
Mar 16, 2018
Content published: Feb 11, 2018 at 8:43 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 16, 2018 at 7:29 am CDT I hate when I go to throw something away and then just end up throwing it on the floor. I mean, what the hell is this? It’s not like I’m threading the space…
Mostly it just makes you feel worse
Mar 15, 2018
Content published: Feb 10, 2018 at 11:00 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 15, 2018 at 7:22 pm CDT And then there was that one time when one of my brothers called me out of the blue. I hadn’t talked to him in close to three years and we were just catching…
What to do when someone bails the conference call
Mar 11, 2018
Content published: Feb 10, 2018 at 8:33 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 11, 2018 at 9:03 am CDT Question posted to Facebook: Just got stood up for an 8am conference call. Any suggestions for punishments for the offending party? My answer: I just like to…
A cranberry stuck
Mar 9, 2018
Content published: Feb 9, 2018 at 11:32 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 9, 2018 at 2:28 pm CDT The scene is my work desk. I’m eating cashew, almond, and cranberry trail mix. One of the cranberries jumped from the cup. I saw it happen but didn’t hear the…
Mechanically and electrically perfect
Mar 8, 2018
Content published: Feb 4, 2018 at 10:13 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 8, 2018 at 6:54 pm CDT Mechanically and electrically perfect, draft one. Recorded in GarageBand, same as the podcasts. I hate Sunday’s. 😒 Video file - MP4 Audio file - MP3 Cover art -…
Communication, off the top of my head
Mar 8, 2018
Content published: Feb 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 8, 2018 at 8:51 am CDT Kidding aside, I mean what I say when I talk and write to people. I try to be clear when I’m kidding but sometimes they don’t get it. Then I feel bad. Sometimes…
Here’s what happens when you unfriend someone
Mar 7, 2018
Content published: Feb 2, 2018 at 2:47 pm CDT · podcast published: Mar 7, 2018 at 6:59 am CDT This showed up on my timeline just a little bit ago. So Facebook “noticed” I unfriended somebody. I highly doubt if they just “noticed” anything. They KNOW our…
Holidays come once a year
Mar 2, 2018
Content published: Jan 28, 2018 at 11:30 am CDT · podcast published: Mar 2, 2018 at 7:46 am CDT In the mid 2000s I made and hung this sign in our kitchen. Because I’m an asshole. I never really think (or have thought) about anybody else. Like if I have…
Why I never answer my cell phone
Feb 24, 2018
Content published: Jan 23, 2018 at 9:29 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 24, 2018 at 11:34 am CDT A few years back someone by the name of Floyd inadvertently gave my cell number to his insurance agent. And then that domino’ed into my number getting on…
Grace for others
Feb 21, 2018
Content published: Jan 21, 2018 at 9:26 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 21, 2018 at 9:49 pm CDT I would guess there’s been 5-10 relationships I’ve had with people where I’ve written them off. And I’m not talking about small relationships either. These are…
Cleaning the stove at 5:17 pm on a Friday
Feb 19, 2018
Content published: Jan 19, 2018 at 5:17 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 19, 2018 at 8:52 pm CDT I’ll get to the picture in a minute. The real question is why am I having 2 to 3 bowel movements a day on average? Is it my diet? My posture? My sleep…
I’ve always been at war with machine X
Feb 18, 2018
Content published: Jan 16, 2018 at 7:02 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 18, 2018 at 9:25 am CDT I can only feel hurt and blame someone else for so long. And after that time is over I have to either say something or let it go. I don’t have the right to…
Under Maggie’s pillow
Feb 16, 2018
Content published: Jan 9, 2018 at 7:23 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 16, 2018 at 7:24 am CDT And then there was that one time maybe six or seven years ago when I ate a Snickers fun-size and hid the wrapper under Maggie’s pillow. And then at bedtime when…
Speaking of REO Speedwagon
Feb 14, 2018
Content published: Jan 4, 2018 at 7:14 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 14, 2018 at 6:06 pm CDT And then there was that one time (yesterday) that I was thinking pretty much everyone I meet and know in the here and now aren’t dicks. It’s a big shift in my…
So long as I continue to do it
Feb 13, 2018
Content published: Dec 30, 2017 at 10:06 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 13, 2018 at 8:31 pm CDT I’m overly fond of how they worded all of AA’s Twelve Steps.Case in point: the 11th Step. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious…
Sun glows in the mirrors
Feb 8, 2018
Content published: Dec 16, 2017 at 8:19 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 8, 2018 at 6:47 am CDT As I lay here in bed before I get up to make coffee I was enjoying the morning glow. Sometimes I’ll get just a glimmer of something in life and think, “I want…
Maggie and I talk bacon
Feb 2, 2018
Content published: Feb 2, 2018 at 5:23 pm CDT · podcast published: Feb 2, 2018 at 5:42 pm CDT I picked Maggie up from her mom’s and on a whim we did a quick, off the cuff podcast in my truck on the way back home. There’s some background noise but that’s…
Almost two years have past
Feb 2, 2018
Content published: Dec 6, 2017 at 8:01 am CDT · podcast published: Feb 2, 2018 at 6:54 am CDT Not long after my ex-wife moved out I couldn’t stand to be in the house alone in the morning. Like after Maggie went to school the stillness was unbearable. I…
I only saw her rage
Jan 31, 2018
Content published: Nov 5, 2017 at 6:02 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 31, 2018 at 5:52 pm CDT Last night I heard an Al-Anon speaker say that she was very angry with her husband while he was drinking. But really she was scared. Scared for a variety of…
I don’t consider myself high maintenance
Jan 30, 2018
Content published: Dec 1, 2017 at 4:55 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 30, 2018 at 7:46 pm CDT However… I don’t like anything touching my feet. Except socks. Or other footwear. I don’t even touch my own feet. Unless I have to. I won’t look at my belly…
Break On Through by The Doors
Jan 30, 2018
Content published: Dec 1, 2017 at 11:01 am CDT · podcast published: Jan 30, 2018 at 7:44 pm CDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOpQjD-rX0g Peeps, here’s your the-gate-is-straight Friday jam. Listening to The Doors when I was 9 and 10 opened up my musical…
3:52 pm on a Sunday afternoon
Jan 20, 2018
Content published: Oct 15, 2017 at 3:52 pm CDT · podcast published: Jan 20, 2018 at 8:07 am CDT After Maggie goes to her mom’s for the day I’m always taken back by how quiet it is. After I get home from the errands and the store and have put away the…
PechaKucha Night (cont)
Dec 2, 2017
Content published: Nov 30, 2017 at 11:03 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 2, 2017 at 10:15 am CDT In follow up to tonight’s earlier PechaKucha Night in Batavia This lady was eating popcorn with complete disregard for public safety I was sitting in a room…
Each and every time I started writing
Dec 2, 2017
Content published: Nov 24, 2017 at 8:45 am CDT · podcast published: Dec 2, 2017 at 10:10 am CDT People always say that the 12 steps are in order for a reason. I guess I never really paid that much attention to that statement until after I was in recovery…
I really did paint my couch
Dec 1, 2017
Content published: Nov 20, 2017 at 2:15 pm CDT · podcast published: Dec 1, 2017 at 10:11 pm CDT Well, not all of it. And of course it didn’t go completely according to plan. Maggie and I were going to be gone all weekend and I had a time window of about…
FREE dismantled treadmill
Nov 26, 2017
Content published: Nov 17, 2017 at 8:42 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 26, 2017 at 1:51 pm CDT Guys, there’s a dismantled treadmill on East Side Drive, a little north of Dodson Street here in Geneva, Illinois. I’m assuming it’s free since it’s resting…
Potato eyes, to eat or not to eat
Nov 26, 2017
Content published: Nov 15, 2017 at 7:23 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 26, 2017 at 11:09 am CDT Potato murder - MP4Peeps, I may have asked this before and I may not have. Either way I swung I’m going to ask again. When dealing with potatoes do you cutout…
Can I spray paint my couch?
Nov 24, 2017
Content published: Nov 11, 2017 at 11:52 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 24, 2017 at 11:37 am CDT Well, I guess there’s nothing that would actually stop me but what are the pros and cons? The ebbs and flows? The ups and downs of such a Jackson Pollock…
Each and every single target
Nov 24, 2017
Content published: Nov 15, 2017 at 10:23 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 24, 2017 at 11:35 am CDT Sometimes I’m driving along, got something on my mind. And then I get the feeling that whatever I’m thinking about, well, I think that I should be worried…
We don’t want to spoil his suprise
Nov 22, 2017
Content published: Sep 21, 2017 at 11:25 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 22, 2017 at 10:09 am CDT In follow up to August 16th’s Provocative yet professional #email #hirasfashion #diariespodcast keamoose · Sep 21, 2017 at 7:31 pm They did leave the door…
Provocative yet professional
Nov 22, 2017
Content published: Aug 16, 2017 at 2:19 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 22, 2017 at 10:09 am CDT The conversation continues with September 21st’s We don’t want to spoil his suprise #email #hirasfashion #diariespodcast Add a comment! View original
Doing more, more, more
Nov 10, 2017
Content published: Nov 10, 2017 at 9:05 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 10, 2017 at 9:53 am CDT Back when I was drinking I wasn’t enough. Inside. I wanted something, anything to tell me that I was. And one of those things I wanted, probably the biggest…
Mildy Seeking Mannequins
Nov 7, 2017
Content published: Oct 31, 2017 at 8:50 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 7, 2017 at 7:54 am CDT I still need to get a couple mannequins. I think about this often, at least daily. Well, maybe every other day. They’ll provide some kind of ambience, some kind…
Super Target has Blue Diamonds
Nov 1, 2017
Content published: Oct 26, 2017 at 4:08 pm CDT · podcast published: Nov 1, 2017 at 3:37 pm CDT One time my brother ate a whole bag of walnuts. And my mom was furious. She still talks about it to this day even though said feeding happened sometime in the…
Amazing blueberry jelly
Nov 1, 2017
Content published: Oct 19, 2017 at 11:39 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 1, 2017 at 9:17 am CDT I hate it when I’m walking down the work hallway and I hear another office door open. Can’t I just walk down the hall alone, with peace and quiet? Now matter…
More knob twists
Nov 1, 2017
Content published: Oct 27, 2017 at 10:03 am CDT · podcast published: Nov 1, 2017 at 8:01 am CDT I’m in the private, single person work restroom. Somebody tries the door knob. It refuses because I’m not an animal and therefore lock the door. Again, with…
Blade Runner 2049 ticket
Oct 21, 2017
Content published: Oct 7, 2017 at 3:54 pm CDT · podcast published: Oct 21, 2017 at 11:36 am CDT You’re in a desert walking along in the sand when all of the sudden you look down and you see a tortoise. It’s crawling toward you. First time I’ve been to a…
There’s a gentleman we’ll call Gary
Oct 18, 2017
Content published: Oct 17, 2017 at 2:04 pm CDT · podcast published: Oct 18, 2017 at 2:49 pm CDT So we all know that our phones are a huge part of our lives. We take them pretty much every where. They say that they’re generally the first thing we look at…
Why are there so many pubes
Oct 17, 2017
Content published: Sep 18, 2017 at 9:43 am CDT · podcast published: Oct 17, 2017 at 2:14 pm CDT Why are there so many pubes in the damn urinals? What the hell are people doing in there? 🙄 #socialproblems #diariespodcast #publicrestroom tcr! · Sep 18, 2017…
Proof would kill me (closure)
Oct 7, 2017
Content published: Sep 17, 2017 at 11:00 am CDT · podcast published: Oct 7, 2017 at 8:03 am CDT I’ve gotten a lot of feedback, much of it good, from the Proof would kill me duet. If you haven’t read them you should. Pause, go now, and resume reading…
With the wrong key
Oct 4, 2017
Content published: Oct 2, 2017 at 6:11 pm CDT · podcast published: Oct 4, 2017 at 11:00 am CDT About an hour ago I put the wrong key in my back door. Like a moron. And then gave the knob a confident twist/push. And of course it wouldn’t turn. Or budge. It…
Fire hydrant flushing on the east side of Geneva
Oct 3, 2017
Content published: Sep 29, 2017 at 9:06 am CDT · podcast published: Oct 3, 2017 at 9:27 pm CDT This post originally appeared on the Facebook group, What’s happening in Geneva, IL. I’m reposting here just in case someone decides the writing isn’t as…
Sunrise for Sep 27, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Content published: Sep 27, 2017 at 7:24 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 30, 2017 at 9:57 am CDT Peeps, what was happening for me a few moments ago was a wonderful pinky orange sunrise. It’s Wednesday so we’re half-way through the week. Who can argue with…
Let the cosmos be your guide
Sep 28, 2017
Content published: Sep 29, 2017 at 9:00 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 28, 2017 at 7:04 pm CDT Maggie and I found this note while having gelato at Graham’s 318. Sometimes life pounds on my door, pounds with both hands to get my attention. But more often…
FREE brand new Heat & Air Deflector
Sep 27, 2017
Content published: Sep 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 27, 2017 at 9:15 pm CDT Earlier in the evening I solicited local residents for someone to make me dinner. Being fairly new to the concept of bartering online I now realize that may…
What’s Happening in Geneva, Facebook group
Sep 27, 2017
Content published: Sep 24, 2017 at 10:24 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 27, 2017 at 8:27 pm CDT I may need to leave the What’s Happening in Geneva Facebook group. I keep wanting to help with my web expert advice, wit, and charm. Below are two examples…
Something I’ve never forgotten
Sep 25, 2017
Content published: Sep 21, 2017 at 9:40 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 25, 2017 at 10:46 am CDT And then there was that one time when I was fresh outta high school and floundering around like a moron. I didn’t have a job and was whining offhandedly about…
A pizza up on some roof
Sep 24, 2017
Content published: Sep 15, 2017 at 4:21 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 24, 2017 at 2:55 pm CDT Someday I would like to order a pizza and then when the delivery guy hands it over, just throw it up on the roof, frisbee style. Not on my roof though. I don’t…
When I see other drivers yawning
Sep 20, 2017
Content published: Sep 20, 2017 at 4:28 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 20, 2017 at 6:41 pm CDT When I see other drivers yawning I’m oft tempted to open my mouth in unison if/when we make eye contact. Bepuzzlement would be almost guaranteed. #trafficnews…
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Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Jul 2, 2017 at 2:42 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:23 pm CDT Starting tomorrow I will randomly and routinely wake the cats up during the day because, no matter how many times we talk about this, they continually wake me…
A regular Bear Grylls
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Jul 1, 2017 at 11:08 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:22 pm CDT One time when I was 18 or so and had drank way more than I should’ve for it being the middle of the afternoon, I climbed way up this tree in my sister’s…
tcr! diaries podcast now available
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 21, 2017 at 2:37 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:21 pm CDT So this is a thing now. Keep your expectations low. I mean like really low. I don’t know if it’ll be anything more than just an audio version of a written…
Just the same as me
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 20, 2017 at 11:40 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:21 pm CDT When I’m behaving badly it’s because I’m scared or my feelings are hurt or I’m upset or whatever. It’s not something I just do. There’s a reason there. And…
Morning drinks mute the fires of hell
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 16, 2017 at 7:56 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:20 pm CDT And then there was that one time when it was 8 or 8:15 in the morning. I had called in sick the last couple of days because I’d been drinking. Too much. I…
All Out Of Love by Air Supply
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 13, 2017 at 8:17 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:19 pm CDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWdZEumNRmI Peeps, here’s a pop ballad for your Sunday morning. The chorus is good. Shut up. It reminds me of 80s skate parties…
No reason for me to be in a hurry
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 9, 2017 at 8:50 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:17 pm CDT Sometimes I got something going on, something I’m burning too much daylight on, and I can’t figure it out. The path isn’t clear. The monkey chatter is as loud…
Slip Slide Melting by For Love Not Lisa
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 4, 2017 at 10:40 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:16 pm CDT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGKTDY_CqMU Peeps, here’s your find-a-space-in-the-sunshine Friday jam to blast you threw your workday. The audio’s not the…
Jul 9th, 2017 at 9:47:39 pm
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Jul 9, 2017 at 9:47 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:16 pm CDT And then there was that one time I was so full of hurt and rage that I wrote a letter equally as hurting and raging. Paper soaking wet with piss and vinegar.…
Eagerly seeking a Republican to prepare my 2016 taxes
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Jul 7, 2017 at 2:38 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:15 pm CDT Yes, I still haven’t filed my taxes. No, I don’t need a condescending accountant attitude. There will be geometry involved. I’ve working with two 1095 cones and…
Smelling like coffee and Captain Morgan
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Jul 6, 2017 at 8:56 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:14 pm CDT One time I was driving to work on a hot summer morning. Just like today. Hung over pretty bad and nursing a pint of rum. I was in complete agony, had a fiery…
Gas cap flopping around
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Sep 13, 2017 at 10:27 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:12 pm CDT Peeps, I was driving somewhere a few days back and was in a hurry. Of course. I’d stopped at the gas station a few minutes before and that had thrown me even…
Relapse and reservations
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Sep 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:10 pm CDT 20170904 - Relapse and Reservations - MP4 • Watch on YouTube → After I’d been sober for a number of years I relapsed. It wasn’t something that I thought was…
Essential rules for loving someone
Sep 17, 2017
Content published: Aug 22, 2017 at 8:15 am CDT · podcast published: Sep 17, 2017 at 4:09 pm CDT If someone loves you then love them back. Don’t think about it. If someone loves you then pay attention to what they do. Often times they’re telling you,…