Month: June 2014

Keeping It Crisp

This past Tuesday, I was asked to guest bar tend at Syracuse First’s ongoing Local Thirst, a monthly initiative to keep people thinking locally and supporting the economy around them. The man behind Syracuse First, Chris Fowler, deemed all the bartenders as “celebrity” bartenders, which made me blush. I humbly appreciate and accept the designation, but…

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On Death

No, this is not as morbid as you think. No, you should not be concerned about my well-being. Proof: there is talk about a hunted penis.   In regard to the cusp of my so-called returning to the WordPress world, while trying to catch up on everyone’s backdated posts — mayhaps it would be wise…

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The Battle of Oswego

Oswego, New York is for the birds.  Well, seagulls. The Sunday Funday adventure that had members of the Ice Cream Kids Club traveling the northern bound route for friends, food, and frozen treats. Little did we know we were traveling headfirst into our own little horror movie that would have allowed Alfred Hitchcock to gloriously…

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Table Talk

Keeping time, tapping upon a mug can only get the spoon knocked away from an unaware hand. ~ A Glimmer ~ Sometimes less of an action does install more fear than anything else. He felt her eyes staring his noise making down. The spoon was placed down clumsily, and it could have been taken as thrown.…

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The Punchline

After a long and adventurous day, sitting down to write around midnight allows being tired to settle in. And sometimes you just to say to hell with it — writing, that is, to hell with it — and write something metaphorical from the pit of your stomach, that nauseating feeling the lurches up and causes your…

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Why I Stopped Playing Soccer

Since the World Cup is currently a big thing at the moment — all the soccer haters now seem to love the sport, not realizing the original football is played year-round — let’s talk about my relationship with soccer and why my so-called career ended in 1998. It all comes down to being nobody’s fault but my own.…

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Baseball and Booze

Since there are two updates today, I’ll keep it short. Since there is an actual Infinite Abyss(es) update tomorrow — yes, “new” content — this will be short. On Sunday, I went to see former New York Yankee, Bernie Williams, at our city’s Landmark Theatre.  Baseball is on the brain. Yesterday, I revamped a post…

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