WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

An irrevocable condition

Now and then I like to tally up all the different places I’ve lived. Maybe it’s a pointless exercise, but it’s also interesting to wonder who’s living in those places … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · 9 Comments

Risky business

Back in the ‘90s I decided to try my hand at day trading. Stocks. It was all the rage. I had left my job as managing editor of a cardiology … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 14 Comments

Things Trump has done since last Wednesday

Seems like there should have been more Twitter rants after the health care debacle, but at least he’s accomplished these things since March 22. • Via the Department of Homeland … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · 8 Comments

Health scare reform

Well, the Republican health care bill — CyniCare® — has failed to spawn in the House, but you would still be wise to get your ducks in a row in … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 7 Comments

Anthony’s Navel: Kevin Brennan, on discovering jazz

Originally posted on Bill Pearse:
One of my favorite writers and friends on WordPress, Kevin Brennan shares his story for my Saturday guest blog series, answering the challenge “what book,…

March 27, 2017 · 5 Comments

With a happy tune …

Across my transom the other day came a video of my old hero, Leo Kottke, playing a sweet little love song called “Rings.” There it is, right up there. ↑ … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Words best left on the shelf — today: eudaemonic

Here’s a word that never got on my radar. Eudaemonic: conducive to happiness. I need a eudaemonic martini right about now. It’s a word that’s hard to work into conversation … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · 7 Comments

Penny wise and pound foolish?

  Lately at Indie-Scribable, I’ve had a few prospective clients contact me about proofreading their novels, only to lose them when I quote my price. As you’ve heard me say … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · 22 Comments

The price of folly

Originally posted on Indie-Scribable:
Here’s a cautionary tale about the Oxford comma. Read the article to see the example that cost one company thousands of dollars in a court decision,…

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Things Trump has done since last Wednesday

Now that we know the “President” has been lying about the Trump Tower wiretaps, I wouldn’t be surprised if he steps up the pace of his iniquities. Distraction reigns. Still, … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · 6 Comments