October 30, 2009

Nursery Rhyme Truth #2, Greetings, Earthling, Brownie Equality

  1. Nursery rhyme truth 2: Avoid anyone offering free apples, seeds or berries.
  2. Who first suggested a visitor from another planet would say, "Greetings, Earthling"?
  3. Not all brownies are created equally.

October 29, 2009

Nursery Rhyme Truth #1, Sooner or Earlier, San Jose Mapping

  1. Nursery rhyme truth 1: Steer clear of homes owned by bears.
  2. No one ever says "sooner or earlier."
  3. Why does anyone need to know the way to San Jose? Try using Google maps.

October 28, 2009

Lungos Filled With Hot Air, Forgetting the Alamo, Mining for Gold Teeth

  1. Lungos have nothing to do with lungs, but, if sipped just right on a tired day, they can help breathe in new life.
  2. What did people remember before the Alamo was built?
  3. Using a toothpick to locate gold indicates the lack of a wisdom tooth.


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    October 27, 2009

    Instant Crema, Tourniquietology, Stressed Lions

    1. Instant crema is gonna get you. - what John Lennon would have sang if he were a barista at a posh metaphysical coffee bar.
    2. Tourniquet. Turn a kit. There it is, but what can you do with it?
    3. Stress? Stress is a lion chasing after a guy in a flat field with no trees. The lion is worried he is eating too much fatty food.

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    October 26, 2009

    Golden Silence, Raindrops in a Dry Room, Sherbet

    1. Silence, I hear, is golden.
    2. Can I sing "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head" by BJ Thomas indoors, without lying?
    3. Rainbow sherbet. Once mixed, what flavor is it?

    October 23, 2009

    Friday the 23rd, TGIM, The Shame of Ireland


    1. Friday the 23rd. Doesn't have the same ring to it. November gets a Friday the 13th, by the way.
    2. 10% of employable citizens in the United States didn't go to work this week. Thank God for Friday, but thank Him for Monday through Thursday too.
    3. Whiskey good. Coffee good. But the two together? Not so good. Irish coffee is something the Irish should regret more than they do.

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    October 22, 2009

    Thursday Celebrating, Gun Jumpin', Polka Pity Party

    1. On Christmas, people celebrate the birth of Christ. On Thursday, others celebrate being thirsty. Fridays? Lots of hot oil and chicken wings.
    2. Nothing says, "jump the gun" like partisan politics.
    3. Polka. It's not what you think... OK, yes it is.

    October 21, 2009

    When Cranberries Attack. The Other Side, Olive Tea

    1. Cranberries approach their greatest culinary triumph in just over a month.
    2. Political extremists are embarrassed when their enemy is similar to their hero.
    3. Olives do not belong in coffee. Or tea.

    October 20, 2009

    Paranoia, Day Cooping, Sunlight

    1. If you are paranoid and nothing happens, are you happy... or worried?
    2. Cooperate with the day.
    3. By the time most of you have read this, the sun has risen.

    October 19, 2009

    Lilacs, Outrage, Elvis Sighting

    1. Lilacs and italics almost rhyme. Both lean in the wind.
    2. Which is easier? Outrage at a distant injustice or volunteer to reduce a local concern?
    3. People named Elvis are always asked a question.

    October 16, 2009

    Clouding the Issue, Why Wabbits?, What About Bob?

    1. On the other side of the clouds, I think it must be very sunny.
    2. I have never seen a wabbit, and am uncertain why anyone would hunt for them.
    3. Discombobulated. Often doing, less often said.

    October 15, 2009

    Haircutting, Oceans 1, Brain Rockets

    1. When were haircuts invented?
    2. If I don't live near the ocean, how will I know when my ship comes in?
    3. Brain surgery... what? It isn't rocket science.

    October 14, 2009

    Kaldi the Coffee Hero, 52 Books, Dry Rain

    1. Kaldi is the original Juan Valdez. Where's his holiday?
    2. There are 52 books on the second shelf from the top, on the right, in the bookshelf on my left. With ten shelves, this could mean 520 books, not counting my other shelves.
    3. Wherever it is raining, the sky is drying up.

    October 13, 2009

    Cracked Cheeks, Spider Webs in the Wind, Muse Death

    1. If I smile in cold weather, will my face crack?
    2. What is it about spider webs, that one single three-inch strand of an old web, blowing on the ceiling, is so fascinating?
    3. Muses never die. They just go into a witness protection program.

    October 12, 2009

    Monday Fun, Palindromic Nonsense, Dogs Online

    1. Go ahead, make fun of Monday. There will be another one, just as bold, next week.
    2. In a sense, nonsense is innocence. (Not a palindrome, I know, but it must be something. Any ideas?)
    3. On the internet, no one knows you are a dog? That's not entirely true.

    October 09, 2009

    Bitter Sweeties, Tubby Brains, Sleep's Usefulness

    1. When you add it all up, 'bitter sweet' is still a bad thing. There is always more bitter than sweet.
    2. Books are good food. They'll make your brain fat. Just make sure your head doesn't swell.
    3. The best thing about sleep? Coffee on the other side...



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    October 08, 2009

    Silly Things, Cup Thought, Wake Up and Smell the Dream

    1. Silly things are said by those who don't think about what they are saying. Even sillier are those who do...
    2. Think outside the cup.
    3. Dream more while awake.

    October 07, 2009

    Thirst Eternal, Coffee Day?, Billy Idol

    1. It is better to drink than to be thirsty.
    2. If yesterday was buy someone a cup of coffee day, what is today?
    3. In the midnight hour, she cried, "More, more, more." Billy Idol probably sang this song about his parrot. The parrot heard Billy as a young man ask his assistant for coffee. Is that enough? No, more, more, more.

    October 06, 2009

    Complaining, Bookish Intentions, Holy Ground Squirrel

    1. The more I complain about the bad, the less I exalt the good.
    2. Is the internet slow? Time to finish reading another book.
    3. Chipmunks are not religious.

    October 05, 2009

    Dwarfing Characters, Octaves Below Reality, Troubles Once Not Known

    1. Sneezy, Sleepy, Doc... you know the list. Name the forgotten dwarves. 
    2. Morning voice.What do opera singers sound like first thing when they wake up? 
    3. I often hear from friends that no one knows the troubles they've seen, but then, they proceed to tell us. Now, we know.

    October 02, 2009

    Stolen Breaths, Fridays Are More Than Fridays, Sing (2)

    1. A beautiful girl walked by, took my breath away. I want it back.
    2. Fridays may be the end of weeks, but they can also be the beginnings of months.
    3. Have you sung yet? What's keeping you?

    October 01, 2009

    Paradigm Shifting, Seventh Day Coffee Breakist, Sing

    1. I worked the paradigm shift after the graveyard shift, but I left early during a coffee break. My boss never paid me.
    2. On the seventh day of Creation, God took a coffee break.
    3. Sing. What are you waiting for?