Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 13: Everybody’s the Villain in Someone’s Story

| October 13, 2022

On the heels of our last foray into the subject of inner monsters, tonight’s Dark Sentiment is about letting it out to play. Based on matters of which I may have some personal acquaintance, albeit not in the form of action but rather a promissory note. I am happy to report that the message was […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 12: Monsters Monsters Everywhere, Up Your Bum and In Your Hair

| October 12, 2022

“None are innocent. There are only those weak enough to believe they are, and those strong enough to revel in the knowledge that they are not.” ~ Jacob Strauss, Magus of the Shining Hill, London 1940 “The monster within” has found a lot of traction lately, most eloquently addressed by Dr. Jordan Peterson. Naturally, the […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 11: Gonads and Strife

| October 11, 2022

Gonads and Strife By LFM Much is said of sex and love, And conduct when push comes to shove, So differences between the two May be confused by some of you. First to know’s about the heart, And get this straight right from the start, Grown girl to woman, boy to man, If you can’t […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 10: Splat!

| October 10, 2022

“… Human habitations are not an environment apart – they are filters, carefully engineered  to ensure that, insofar as possible, the species that built them can limit access to animals of its own kind or those of other kinds it has invited to be there, and to plants that it wishes to grow there. Humans […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 9: Grim Hustle

| October 9, 2022

The “ABOUT” portion of the Grim Hustle YouTube channel says, “We are building a crime based cinematic universe.” Whatever they’re doing, I thoroughly enjoy everything about their short motivational films featuring wisdom and life advice from such worthies as “Russian Mafia Boss” and “our Ukrainian brother Roman, a.k.a. Kulak”.

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 8: Don’t Get Too Comfortable

| October 8, 2022

What does comfort mean to you? Never having to worry about money? A warm safe place to sleep? Somebody to look after you should you become sick or injured? A bed that’s not too soft, not too hard, but just right? What about the median thermal content of the porridge? Those are all very comforting […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 7: A Song of Destiny

| October 7, 2022

“You’ve all probably noticed that there’s been a lot of talk about “climate change” in this year just winding down. If you missed it, or caught some of it but not enough to get the gist, essentially it appears “the world is coming to an end” again. “This isn’t one of those bang and it’s […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 3: The Cataclysm

| October 3, 2022

Call it the Rapture. The Great Tribulation. The culmination of the End Times. The Final Conniption. Judgement Day. For when the Christian God calls His faithful home and Jesus comes again, believers of assorted stripes share some variant of one of these moments of truth. No more one sinner at a time, take a number, […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 1: Seize the Day!

| October 1, 2022

(Mrs. LFM photo – Click to enlarge) ~ Trails ~ (excerpt) One trail may run both smooth and straight, Through vistas wide and clear, So most may choose that one before The branch that’s dark and drear. The one that weaves through gnarly woods, ‘Cross rivers needing fording, With promise of adventure laced And evils […]

Tiers for Fears — Chapter the Second: Foundations

| September 18, 2022

Word to the Wise By LFM “Beware of the man who shoots only one gun,” Speaks to marksmanship Able and True. But as words to the wise, The same Wisdom applies To whatever endeavour you do. For whatever the task, or what Nature would ask, You will need skill and tools to get through it, […]