Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Pensées d’avril

And I was thinking about all that weed whacking I had to do to get our place ready for the annual fire-safe inspection, and I got a good head start … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 15 Comments

The quiet man

The memory of the budding young scientist who didn’t bathe (but who ice skated like Dick Button) reminded me of another figure from the medical library who I haven’t thought about … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · 3 Comments

What The Hell is 4 years old 🎈

WordPress told me yesterday that it was the blog’s birthday. And damn, I didn’t get it a present … I started this puppy as a way to dip a toe … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 16 Comments

Au revoir, Pet Peeve Wednesday

One of my pet peeves, it turns out, is pet peeves. I realized as I tried putting together a peeve post for today that I sound way too much like … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · 8 Comments


Feels like it’s better to stand back and observe things these days rather than plunge into the world of “alternative facts.” The other day, for example, I observed on the … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · 12 Comments

Deaths you might not have heard about

Abe Vigoda — dead Boutros Boutros-Ghali — dead Tupac Shakur’s mom — dead The Man From U.N.C.L.E. — dead Ironic references to irony — dead Donald Trump’s ability to laugh … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · 4 Comments

Everyone wants to get a head

Look at these cool mud heads we found on a trail a few weeks ago. It was in the middle of a barrage of storms, so the trail was heavy … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Cutting the chord

I’ve been looking at this clip for years now, and it never fails to slay me. These guys demonstrate how there’s nothing new under the pop sun, yet musicians manage … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Name of the prose

Say, did you notice? Really? No? You didn’t notice that I changed the subtitle of the blog? Now, instead of “What The Hell: Kevin Brennan Is Self-Publishing His New Novel,” … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · 9 Comments

Roamer therapy

Snow still on the ground up at Sugar Pine Lake, which sits at about 3600 feet on the Foresthill Divide. We had some storms and this snow came late in … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · 4 Comments