When Booty Calls …

| April 28, 2024

This year’s iteration of my natal day, being the annual observance of delight for those who wish me well, and disappointment for those who don’t, fell as always, coincident with St. George’s Day. The tableau above consists of representative physical manifestations of the former. Clockwise from top left: The latest from my Esteemed Friend Stephen […]

Weihnachtsjäger School of Charm — A Sweet Diversion

| February 4, 2024

As I write, we are in the midst of a predicted three day fall of light, drifting snow creating conditions ideal for living exclusively off the avails of Hearth and Home. Never one to regard an equine endowment in the dentition, the exquisite Mrs. LFM (a sweet diversion in her own right) looked out upon […]

Weihnachtsjäger School of Charm — Let’s Talk About Manners

| January 21, 2024

Previously from Weihnachtsjäger School of Charm: Introductory Pontification Getting Your Head Right Today’s Lesson Timely Advice is Never Too Late By LFM Your use to the World comes from skills that you have, And the things that you know how to do. Some come by Nature, while others are learned, Adding Value to all that […]

A Long Winter’s Night — 2023 Edition, Day 4

| December 24, 2023

Frohe Weihnachten! From the House of LFM On this clear Yuletide eve May your plans be well laid, As was my Fine Wyfe — See these things that we made! Sons One, Two, and Three, With their Dad and fair Mum, Wish you all a fine night, Don’t do anything dumb!

Dark Sentiments Season 14 — Day 23: Prattle

| October 23, 2023

Letting your mouth run on autopilot is as fraught with peril as disengaging what sentience you may possess from the interaction at hand. Notwithstanding that, today’s world abounds with meaningless utterances — prattle — that are offered as an introductory course to the drivel du jour before someone either takes the money for your purchase […]

The Eighth Year of Lukas

| June 18, 2023

Today the House of LFM celebrates the eighth natal day of middle Son Lukas! Above you see the strapping lad he has thus far grown to be, and I would offer that image in comparison to this one taken on the day of his birth …

The Sixth Year of Maksim

| May 23, 2023

Six years ago today, Maksim Cezary Whynacht presented all 8 pounds and 1 ounce of himself fit for duty as third in line to the Chieftainship of Clan LFM. Time does not permit utterance of the creative outburst such an occasion inspires but until that gets unleashed upon the world, today’s pictorial essay will have […]

Don’t Judge the World By Your Own Shitty Standards

| May 21, 2023

Our title today is drawn from the oft spoken (and not without more than ample provocation) sage words of my Esteemed Friend James Keating. Their application should be obvious as you read on. This poem was placed in my head a couple days ago by two Crows acting on behalf of whatever Force of Nature […]

In Recognition of Most Excellent Service!

| May 14, 2023

If you have learned anything about us by now, it should be obvious that Mrs. LFM and I are very Old School. Notwithstanding what Tools and technologies we may choose to enable us in a task, First Principles will be the guiding influence in their application. Another guiding principle seeing heavy use around this Household […]

A Long Winter’s Night — 2022 Edition, Day 5

| December 25, 2022

Here at the LFM household, Christmas Day 2022 has spiraled in a whirlwind of delights to a delicious and fragrant crescendo, leaving all concerned teetering on the brink of Glazed Ham fueled oblivion. The best of all this season has to offer to you and yours from the House of LFM, and please accept this […]