Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Moz appeal

It saddens me to report that Morrissey has been curled up in a fetal position on my couch for a week. See, I had promised him that my vast pool … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · 10 Comments

O say can you Morrissey?

I woke up one morning and found out that my body had been inhabited some time in the night by Morrissey. There was nothing to do but try to harness … Continue reading

July 18, 2017 · 4 Comments

Lennon meets Leary

This one’s new to me. That John Lennon set out to write a campaign song for Timothy Leary, who was running to unseat Ronald Reagan as governor of California. Its … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · 5 Comments

Saturday salmagundi

The ongoing heat wave here in Northern California is destroying our plant life like an apocalypse. Things aren’t just wilting, they’re turning black and vanishing, despite almost hourly watering. Worst … Continue reading

July 15, 2017 · 5 Comments

In No Particular Order on Ereader News Today

If you haven’t purchased INPO, consider going through ENT today. I think they get a little cut. If you have already purchased the book, consider dropping a quick review. Or, … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 3 Comments

Center piece

A good friend of the blog who’s a serious political thinker always manages to get under my skin when he writes about the state of our national affairs. Not because … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · 31 Comments


I told you last week that the local water co. alerted its customers – a small, rural community in the Sierra foothills – that we had to conserve for a … Continue reading

July 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

3D art

Contemporary art is one of those things that doesn’t tickle me fancy that much, since it appears to have evolved over the years toward the absurd, as provocative as it … Continue reading

July 11, 2017 · 3 Comments


Good news! (For me anyway.) The good people at Ereader News Today have been kind enough to promote In No Particular Order on Friday 7/14, even though it has just … Continue reading

July 9, 2017 · 4 Comments

Write a novel this summer, why don’t ya

I thought I’d jot a few things down about writing novels. Think of this as a how-to, and if you follow my advice there’s a good chance you’ll have a … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · 9 Comments