I Set Aside A Special Day … To Pick-A-Fight … With Something I Don’t Like. Continue reading “Make Noise To Silence Hunger”
I Set Aside A Special Day … To Pick-A-Fight … With Something I Don’t Like. Continue reading “Make Noise To Silence Hunger”
Emma Ortega Negrete’s Blog – “Inspiring Your Best Self” – Is The Author’s Insatiable Drive To Champion Life … Fighting Through Unimaginable Hardships And Pain … Fortified In God’s Love And Her Deep Devotion To Being One’s Authentic Self … Delivered With All The Subtlety Of KA-BOOM, BITCH! Continue reading ““Inspiring Your Best Self””
Claudette Labriola’s Blog – “Writer Of Words, Etc.” – Is The Writer’s Satirical Expose Chronicling The Tribulations Of Parenting And Domestic Life For What It Truly Is: Living Hell, Anchored By Morning Coffee Perks And Evening Wine “Calm-The-Fuck-Down” Decompression Sessions … With A Few Sweet-Ass MeanMom™ Rantrums Squeezed In. Continue reading ““Writer Of Words, Etc.””
Those Adorable Covidiot Jokesters Practicing Covidiocy In Public Places … Continue reading “My Loving Valentine To Ugly Torontonians”
Jim Borden’s Blog – “Borden’s Blather” – Is The Writer’s Inherently Charming, Intelligent And Witty Presentation, And Well, It’s Simply Neat Fun To Hang Out There …
… Emerson’s words capture perfectly the kind of life I hope to live:
“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”
J. Bo (*) Shares Moments And Curiosities Of Everyday Life As Testimony That Is Immediately Pleasing And Satisfying To The Reader’s Curiosity And Appetite To Learn From An Engaging Educator.
The Range Of Topics, Depth Of Research, And Knowledge … Reveals A Tidy Nugget Of Purposeful Information – A Teachable Moment – Entertaining The Reader (Guest) Especially Well With Reason To Come Back For Seconds And Thirds …
“Jim’s Comments Are The Real Gems Of Borden’s Blather. I Was Welcomed The Very Moment I Connected With Jim. He Seemingly Answers Every Comment, And Does So With Genuine Interest And No Small Serving Of Sharp, Observational Humor. You’ll Go From A Smile To A Laugh.”
And Leave With A Reminder That There Are Genuinely Good Folks Blogging On WordPress.
All Of Them …
But If I Had To Narrow It Down To A Couple Dozen, I’d Say Don’t Miss Jim’s Weekly Feature “Monday Music”
Spoiler Alert: It’s Published On Monday’s And It’s About Music.
“Long-winded talk with no real substance. Drop in daily for your regular dose of nonsensical blather.” JQB
Part Of Friend’s Of Kuched Week Is The Dedication Of A Song To The Honored Blogger …
Jim’s A Big Fan Of Bruce Springsteen. So, Let’s Go With “Born To Run“
(Regrets As I Was Unable To Upload The Video From Vevo.)
(*) I Didn’t Ask Jim’s Permission To Refer To Him As “J. Bo” … Any Resemblance To J. Lo Would Be Coincidental And False. J. BoLo Share A First Initial, A Period, A Space (Not Literally Together … The Same Space Between Names … Uh, The Long Key On A Keyboard), And The Second Letter In Their Last Name.
That’s All I’m Saying …
“And, Thanks, Jim.”
Who Doesn’t Want To Be Helped? Continue reading “Confessions Of An Interventionist Hitman”
The Choice I Made … Continue reading “My Day Of Disgrace”
With A Scratch On My Forehead … Continue reading “Sweet Parisian Dreams”
Given The Trifecta Of Slim Pickings In The Titular Comparative Challenge Above … Continue reading “Shitstorm vs. Clusterfuck vs. FFS”
I’ve Given The
Correct Answers Below …
“Yes, They’re Arbitrary. Despotic, C’mon Now Don’t Be Like That? Random Enough.”
Your Turn To Be The Q.
… Shouldn’t Be Hard. G’Head, Don’t Be Shy. … Ask The Questions Like No One’s Reading?
“… Because It Felt Good At The Time, That’s Why.”
” … Anyway, I Didn’t Know The Guy Was A Real Cop.”
” … True.”
” … Because I Thought This Stuff Stayed In Vegas.”
“… I Swear It Looked Ripe To Me.”
In Snooty Culinary Terms – ([mi zɑ̃ ˈplas]) – Means Simply … Continue reading ““Mise-En-Place” … French, Oui?”
For This Wonderful Accolade And Nomination …
Sovely Is The Creative Soul Of MurmelMeister.
“A Blog So Passionately Crafted To Reward The Reader With Blossoms Of Love, Music, Poetry, Soul Food … Infused With An Unfettered Awakening And Celebration Of The True Human Spirit.”
“This is an award for the Absolutely Wonderful Writers all across the blogging world. They have beautiful blogs, are kind and lovely, and always find a way to add happiness and laughter to the lives of their readers. That is what truly defines an awesome blogger.”
When are you happiest? The time I spend with my two sons, Uno e Dewey. Writing. Praying. Supporting the Daily Bread Food Bank.
Do you prefer happiness or challenging situations? I’m almost always in a happy mood, frequently bordering on natural euphoria – must be the sweet pheromones jacked up inside – except for moments of other normal emotions that get in the way of permanence. Happiness is fleeting, finicky, and unfulfilling beyond a momentary flight of self-satisfying random occurences, which isn’t sustainable. I don’t pursue, or often think about, happiness. It simply exists for me. I don’t miss it if it’s slumbering or absent. It always comes back when it needs a heart to hug and a mind to play with … Happiness may be something as innocuous as ice cream melting. Laughing after crying. Playing with my dog. A warm or cool breeze. Challenging situations appeal when there is a drive to attain a desired goal, result or achievement. I strive for Purpose, Truth In Self, Wisdom Beyond Knowledge, Potentiality Of Love and Personal Betterment … omnipresent challenges, never-ending.
What is the best thing happening to you past week? Forging through an extended period of creative voids and abstinence to allow a story to permeate within me – honoring the process to nurture rather than forcing unnecessary words for the sake of writing – then hitting a moment of creative bliss where it abundantly spilled onto the pages as though I had discovered a secret passage into an inspirational sanctum.
What is the most useful thing you own? My Mind. My Hands. My Heart. My Imagination. My Faith. My Self. My Strength. My Sense Of Humor … Library Card. Brita Water Filter. Plumbing. NH95 Face Mask.
For what in your life do you feel most grateful? God’s Grace and Forgiveness. My Mother’s lifetime of unselfishness and sacrifice for her children. Mio Ragazzi.
What makes you laugh the most? My dog. My sublime idiocy and self-deprecating humor. Things I say aloud when I’m alone. Mocking myself. I’ve always made myself laugh. I think I’m humorous, though I’m not sure …
What is something you like to do that other people would probably consider “weird” if they knew? I often go to see films alone. I dance when I’m alone to my curated Spotify playlists. I use purifying facial masks a couple times a year as a devout and practicing Metrosexual Man. Also, I’ve given myself a deplorable (unspeakable) nickname to keep me humble … because humility is Self Love. I’ve trimmed my hair twice during the pandemic.
What was the most thoughtful gift you made? I was about 7 or 8 years old and I had crafted a paper necktie in school for Father’s Day … Thoughtful, wishful, perhaps back then only because I’ve never met my father.
What’s the best topping/ice cream combination? My lips are the topping … over Chocolate Tartufo.
What’s your idea of heaven & hell? Life on Earth. It’s the same place. We’re simultaneously co-habitating in the delusion of Good and Evil, though we’re all too preoccupied with nonsense, ignorance and hoarding 2-ply bleached tree bark to tell the difference … and, even if we could, would we really know what to do about it?
How do you feel about diversity? For Millennia, Drones Of Social Engineering – Religion, Government, Education, Military, Media – have persecuted courageous individuals and groups merely wanting to be recognized and valued for their inherent differences. Shame on The Institutional Whores masquerading as Leaders of Humanity. Future generations will live a truer, authentic existence … until Artificial Intelligence usurps their freedom and liberties, and then the Neo-Persecuted will wax poetic about the Good Old Days when Humans had the right to hate, judge, ridicule, slaughter and enslave one another instead of being censored, cloned, euthanized and de-Humanized by a herd of fuckless robots. So, be as different, as genuine, as unique, as blessedly purposeful … as singular as God Created you.
What is your most favorite blog post that did not get enough attention yet? “In Me Still …” was soul-effacing to write and share publicly. It’s the closest script to poetry I’ve ever written and recounts a dark childhood trauma … decidedly cryptic, I’m unconvinced it revealed the truth entirely.
What’s your favorite question to ask? “What’s Your True Purpose in Life?” … “How Can I Help?” … “Didn’t I Pay Last Time?”
What was the meanest thing you’ve ever done? Lied about the truth. Killed an insect. Hurt people emotionally who care about me …
Which jobs would you like to try out, if you had a chance? Priest (Confessions and Exorcisms only). Film Director. Architect (during The Renaissance). Organic Farmer. Sign Painter. Dirty Dancer. Surfer. Typography Designer / Font Artist. Namer Of IKEA Products. Millennial Whisperer. Crafter of Artisanal – Small Batch – Kitty Litter.
You’re good at? Short List: Quick wit. Making myself laugh. Telling the truth. Holding hands. Chivalry. Ironing shirts. Making homemade … Bolognese sauce, Jambalaya, Chilli, Beans & Rice, Kasha, Omelets, Oatmeal, Lasagne, Espresso … Kissing. Free-style Dancing. Pinching fat babies. Flossing the hard to right spots. Pouring a nice head on a Lager. Annoying friends. Getting out of bed. Foreplay. Making up new words. Screwing up grammar. Using a Corkscrew. Snorting when I laugh. Shaking my head. Cloaking my heart when I’m smitten … Watching movies. Doodling. Staring at people in public. Blinking. Counting backwards. Mocking. Telepathy. Empathy. Crying in church. Day Dreaming. Shadow Puppets. Modesty/Immodesty. Being an asshole when I’m cranky. Drinking from a glass. Throwing snowballs. Losing focus when I’m bored. Pretending to listen. Asking questions when I already know the answer. Falling asleep. Not caring/Over caring. Answering questions when I don’t know the answers … Writing cryptic, random nonsense, then tapping publish on my blog.
Truly Awesome Are My 5 Chosen Nominees Of Impossibly Gifted Writers And Bloggers I Follow Regularly:
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Don’t Be Shy … You Know The Song About The Lyrical Gangsta? Continue reading “Kitchen Karaoke”
I’ve Checked The Line Above Twice And I’m Giving Up – Wait – There’s 4 Argh’s In Errrro, Right? Continue reading “A Mop Is Born”
Ever Get So Slammed With Self-Interest Writing Projects … Continue reading “So, You’re A Writer, Huh?”
That’s Me – Opening My Fat Pie Hole Of A Mouth, Torso Harpooned To My Comfy, Memory Foam Mattress, Smart-Sized Melon Floating On The Gentle Undulations Of Klubbspore – In Silent Prayer Of All Things … Continue reading “Was Your Smile Worth My Effort?”
Well, For Starters, I’ve Made It To The Most Magnificent Day-Of-The-Week – Monday, Monday – Alive, Kicking … Loving Life 24 Hours-At-A-Time. Continue reading “How Wonderful”
Completed My 2019 Tax Return Yesterday … Continue reading “Grateful, Great Fool?”
aka: Woo-Woo & Meow-Meow … Continue reading “The Puppy & Kitten Show”
If You’ve Never Had The Sweet Fortune … Continue reading “Rockin’ The Canadian Tuxedo”
Originally posted on December 12, 2018 on Kuched. The version below is lovingly refreshed for non-judgmental palates of Truth Perpetuated. Thank you for reading. ♥
Often enough I’d come to believe it didn’t take much in life to be happy.
Or, ignorant. Continue reading ““Happy As A Pig In Sh!t””
Fifteen Years On … Has It Been?
The Woman Deserved Better Than The Slight Hand Life Dealt Her From A Dirty Deck Played By Caddish Men. The Grace Of God Touched Her Soul Long Ago. A Fate Apropos, I Suppose, Befitting A Veiled Legacy These Few Words She Often Mused Unapologetically:
… Mom Loved Lilacs.
“Human beings have the ability to adapt. We are curious. We investigate, are driven to understand and learn. We wanna influence, create and develop. A life on pause – impossible. In case there are situations that are difficult to deal with, we are looking for a solution. If we can’t find one, we are searching for a different way out. Sometimes we ask for help. The life we are living is relying on the assumption, that there always is tomorrow and we will make it there. Maybe it is the limit of life time, that makes life interesting and enjoyable. How would life be like, if this limit would not exist?”
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