The Unexamined Life

Cale Adamare heard Plato's quote "the unexamined life is not worth living" very early in life.  It had no impact on him until very late in life.  With little to be particularly examined, Cale set out to write his autobiography.  In his twenties. He may have had something else to write about though... The Chapter … Continue reading The Unexamined Life


Movie Trailers

In the kitchen on a busy service night- Line cook: Chef, you have to try! Waiter: Chef, more air! Those eggs need you! Chef: No! No! It is so much! I can't whisk it! This fall...Whisky Business Parking lot, night time, small town: Teen 1: You think we're ever getting out of this place? Teen … Continue reading Movie Trailers

Jacket Patches

Francis Wilden rides a motorcycle. He picked up a brand spanking new 2018 Forty-Eight Special, red body and a slight pin on the screaming eagle muffler shield, he's on the bike of his dreams.  More importantly, he's wearing a jacket that really let's people around him know what he is all about.  The bike is … Continue reading Jacket Patches

Must Haves: Final Will Addendum

It is important to do periodic reviews of your will.  Some years ago, I wrote my will's must-haves down right on here on this very blog.  It is time for an update.   New points for the will: My casket/urn/frame will have a skull and crossbones decal to commemorate my love for that movie. At … Continue reading Must Haves: Final Will Addendum

Maturing the Band Revisited

I hope your Independence Day is going well (American readers anyway, if you're not stateside happy Wednesday).  We're going back to an old story about growing up, defining ourselves and teaching children they too will leave a legacy and should consider that in all their actions. If you're looking for a longer read, here's a … Continue reading Maturing the Band Revisited