The Game – Sharp and to the Point

| November 24, 2013

News coverage of the so called “knockout game” should have your blood boiling by now. This was inspired by it, although you are cautioned not to take it as a template for,  or recommendation of, vigilante justice. Just stay aware and always strive to ready yourself to do what needs doing, in all things. The […]

Life and Times of an Aging Super Hero – He Still Has It

| November 19, 2013

Thanks once again to the unflagging vigilance of doppelgänger “Uncle Jim” Keating, I found myself laughing my way this morning through the brilliant work of Swedish Artist Andreas Englund – specifically his growing series of oil paintings depicting, “… the candidly humorous life of an anonymous superhero who has probably seen better days. Though he […]

Advent of a Small Fierce Mammal – September 2013

| November 17, 2013

Beyond the announcement of his birth, I still haven’t given you my complete perspective on the experience of bringing Baby LFM into the world, but that day will come. Some of it will no doubt be revealed in snippets sprinkled here and there in items written here by either Mrs. LFM or me, and still […]

My Poppy is Red

| November 11, 2013

“It takes no more than one generation of removal in time to distance human understanding from any heretofore common experience, no matter how horrific, and history has shown that people can function through pretty much anything, using it as a motivation for improvement (As Winston Churchill said, “If you are going through hell, keep going.”) […]

Thanks Bunches Harry

| November 2, 2013

This past Hallowe’en, a seance was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia in keeping with a long standing tradition: “Each year since his death 87 years ago, a séance has been held somewhere in the world on Halloween in an attempt to contact Houdini. This year it was held in Halifax. “Organizers said about 85 to […]