Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Om-land security

Here are my new Advanced Yoga Position Yoga Joes. Aren’t they just the living dharma? I had to wait five months for these puppies. The artisan, Dan Abramson, had some … Continue reading

February 19, 2017 · 5 Comments

English peculiar

Everyone knows that English is one screwball language, but it took a graphic you can see here to drive it home for me yesterday. Look at how we stand against … Continue reading

February 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Farce of will

I hadn’t seen my dad in a couple of years. Our long-distance relationship had made frequent visits impossible, though we talked on the phone fairly often. My year in England, … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · 7 Comments

Things Trump has done since last Wednesday

Kind of a light week, though I’ve been kind of busy myself. I might have missed some subtler things, but here’s what President #ShitGibbon (look it up on Twitter!) has … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 4 Comments


One uncle of mine was the happiest of my uncles. I had a number of them, but none of them seemed very happy to me besides this one. He was … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · 5 Comments

Catachresis pieces

Another post has just vanished! I’m working on finding a backup to this one …

February 13, 2017 · 11 Comments

Curtis Mayfield & Major Lance express the inexpressible : Um, um, um, um, um, um!

Originally posted on The Immortal Jukebox:
‘Now that I’m a man I think I understand sometimes everyone must sing this song Um, um,um, um, um, um, Um, um, um, um,…

February 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Happy New Ear

First I gave you the delightful candy corn fireplace. Then the hypnotic vinyl scratches. Now I’ll even throw in this site, which includes ten different sound effects that you can … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · 6 Comments


People never fail to surprise me. Earlier today I ran a post about the rushing American River, accompanied by a photo of the river from a prior flood year, 1997. … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 4 Comments

Water whirled

It’s been raining nonstop here in lovely Northern California for what seems like the last two weeks, so yesterday my wife and I and our trusty pooch just had to … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 11 Comments