Green Faeries Ruminating on Van Gogh’s Ear

It would seem that absinthe is becoming more prevalent in spite its prohibited status. It is appearing on television shows from time to time and virtually every European country has removed the ban on this product. I love the common sense ruling by the Dutch two years ago that there was no proof that absintheContinue reading “Green Faeries Ruminating on Van Gogh’s Ear”


They found him in a room in Thailand— pants down, belt around neck big smile on his face. The prostitute in the room sobbing and swearing it was an accident. Auto erotic asphyxiation gone horribly wrong. And then there are suicidal tendencies and people hanging themselves. But families lose the Ka-ching if it’s suicide soContinue reading “CHOKE THE CHICKEN (AUTO-EROTIC ASPHYXIATION GONE HORRIBLY WRONG)”


Train stations provide the cliché observation of people running to and fro trying to catch that train.  It’s a microcosm for our crazy society.  I’ll be meekly showing the Amtrak cop my train ticket lest I be banished from the station.  Good that I have a train ticket and also purchased a burrito at theContinue reading “AMERICA IN A NUTSHELL”