Plan B

Plan B This morning’s adventure. Snake in the backyard. Somewhere between 2 and 10 feet long. I’m pretty sure it was a Black Mamba. Or maybe a Black Racer. I don’t know. It happened so fast. I let the dog out this morning to do that thing she does. She’s in the middle of doing that thing she does when she sees the snake and … Continue reading Plan B

Skirt Length Theory

Skirt Length Theory There’s a well known (and I believe unfairly mocked) little economic indicator called the “Skirt Length Theory”. A.K.A. the “Hemline Indicator”. I’m not making this up. It’s science. In a nutshell, it says that if the fashion of the day is trending toward long skirts and dresses, the economy is in a bearish downturn. Bad. But if short skirts are all the … Continue reading Skirt Length Theory

Bodyscapes

Bodyscapes There’s a wonderful yearly event here in Pensacola called the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival. We all went down on this near perfect fall day and had a great time taking in all the sights and sounds. An artist named Allan Teger once again brought himself and his Bodyscapes work to the festival. His booth always gets attention and usually makes smiles. That’s one of … Continue reading Bodyscapes

Six-Word Memoirs

Six-Word Memoirs I haven’t picked up the book yet but I stumbled across this preview video from a while back. Very cool concept and there are some gems in there. The first part of the video explains what’s going on. I took a Hemingway class back in college from a professor who was a complete Hemingway nut. He was so passionate about the subject that … Continue reading Six-Word Memoirs