This Post is Dedicated to my Third Wife (Don’t worry: she knows who she is)
And to my English Girlfriend (she knows who she is too). When asked by some American, “Do you celebrate the ‘Fourth of July’ in England? She always responds with a ‘washing of hands’ bit. Yep! Good Riddance! Hahahah! Gotta love them English!
I have spent the better part of the last three days watching documentaries about the birth of my nation.
Just to kick this off, Please listen to this bit to get y’all in the mood:
Here is a ‘novel’ approach (Well not really for me)
However maybe for Y’all:
This is a ‘work-in-progress’. Most writers polish, polish, polish, then anguish, anguish, anguish, and then… finally… publish. I subscribe to a slightly different philosophytenet philosophy: “Just throw it out there and fix it later.” Probably not wise, but what the hell?
Anyway. Yup. This is a ‘work in progress’ (process?) and yes, I do have (buried somewhere in the dank, dark, dank, deep, nether depths of my addled mind) a purpose for this post. And yes, I hope to coaxlure hoist it up to the surface and boardbeach land it, still flopping about, right here on this page.
Might be entertaining (or not) to watch the process. And in this vain vein, I am going to keep all the edits here, just as an experiment. A way to look into the my writing/editing process. (“Now damnit, I do hope I can come up with a valid subject to go along with this ‘wonderful’ prose.”)
To (obviously) be continued…Please don’t change touch that dial!
(And, as usual: nothing works if you don’t click the video/sound bite below)
Dare I say?
Just kids havin’ fun
(We are entitled to fun, eh?)
“Who put those idea’s ideas in your head?”
“The Pursuit of Happiness”
(I read that somewhere)
“Come on back down to Earth Son!”
P.S. Yes my mind is a terrible thing. And if you have not clicked all the audio, you will lose Karma. Just sayin’…
Here was my mantra during those six months I spent languishing away in Amman Jordan between Iraq gigs: