Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like


That’s the day I started What The Hell. Five years ago today. Long-time readers might remember that I started the blog as a way of dipping my toe into the … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 16 Comments

We put the “amor” in amortization

For your listening pleasure, a little relationship advice you can use. Love is the investment that keeps on paying dividends.  

April 25, 2018 · 3 Comments

How to be a Different Kind of Showgirl ~ memoir by Kat Knuth

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Curse the alarm. I mean really curse it. Curse at it as your fist slams into the shrieking metal bells atop the heart-shaped clock.…

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Slice o’ life

Now that our long cold (not so lonely) winter is over, we’re making the transition to the warm season. That means Elvis the Dog is outside barking his fricking head … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · 8 Comments

Searching for the pink unicorn llama

Every now and then, but fairly regularly, I run across an article that lambasts the “new atheists.” It’s an easy thing to do, lambast the “new atheists.” The tag is … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · 15 Comments

A good year for the roses …

  A few weeks ago I was worried. Our climbing roses were looking moribund, thanks to prolonged frosts and an earlier dry spell. But now look at ’em. The hearty … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · 7 Comments

Here comes the song …

Somebody stripped out almost everything but the guitar and vocals here, so it’s a nice bare-bones version of this great tune. And even though we have some sun this weekend … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · 9 Comments

The bridge and its metaphors

Somebody jumped off our local bridge last week. We were walking along the river, as we do two or three times a week, when other hikers, explaining the low-flying chopper … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · 18 Comments

New fiction at The Housewife … by moi truly

I’m not going to do this very often, but today I’m publishing one of my own stories at The Disappointed Housewife. I’m not going to do this very often in … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · 4 Comments

Five Poems Found in the Database of the UC Berkeley Library ~ poetry by Glenn Ingersoll

Originally posted on The Disappointed Housewife:
Love is ???Love is a dog from hell Love is a four letter word ???????Love is a many splendored thing ???Love is a pie…

April 16, 2018 · 4 Comments