Monthly Archives: October 2013

NEVER’S BETTER

I used to think I worked better under pressure. Now, I know I don’t work at all under pressure. I can’t pump myself up for last minute hystrionics. There is some wisdom comin’ w/ age after-all. Deep stuff is comin’. … Continue reading

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SOMEBODY PASS ME THE PLIERS

I’ve been in a bad place lately. I wasn’t gonna post coz everything’s gonna sound like “po’ baby” cryin’. But I woke up yesterday and thought, “This is as good as I’m gonna get.” And I wanted to scream. I … Continue reading

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SQUARE PANTS

I spent the weekend workin’ on 3 songs. The titles are: “Mobile, Alabama Dickhead Blues,” “I Don’t Know If You Love Me (but i know obama-care),” and “Under a Costa Rican Moon.” The last was written as an antidote to … Continue reading

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WHAT’S A NICE OLD MAN LIKE ME DOIN’ IN A PLACE LIKE THIS

Damn, it’s all happenin’ at The All Night McDonald’s. I usually come up here around 4 a.m., after my gig, to use the free wi-fi but, since I had no work this evenin’, I was able to show up a … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE I BEEN SMOKIN’?

The topic of the meeting this mornin’ was “expectations.” M. T. read from page 420 of the Big Book (5th edition) and I laughed coz (I think) the reason for the fifth edition revision of the “personal stories” was to … Continue reading

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LIKE STEP-GRANDFATHER LIKE STEP-GRANDSON

The girls think he’s their age. Eleven, twelve years old. But he’s only nine. Nine years old and he stands 5′ 2″ and weighs 130 lbs. When the girls find this out, they go, “Yuk. No wonder you’re so immature.” … Continue reading

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AND IT’S NOTHIN’ BUT BLUE SKIES FROM NOW ON

What a beautiful day. Perfect sky. Perfect temperature. October in the Northwest Florida Earth has to be my all time favorite place to be. I pulled into the clubhouse’s grit-dirt parkin’ lot a half-hour before the meetin’. “Time to meditate,”I … Continue reading

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