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Thing There Should Be

12/08/2014 16:00:52 PM

in which I once again help the world become a better place...

Advice to Teens

12/01/2014 16:09:53 PM

in which Jay* gives teens advice on living...

Advice to Teens

12/01/2014 16:09:53 PM

in which Jay* gives teens advice on living...

I am A Man, and other serious poems

11/28/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I burden you with yet more poems...

I am A Man, and other serious poems

11/28/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I burden you with yet more poems...

Love me, for I write poems

11/25/2014 16:00:09 PM

in which I present more poems to the world, as if it didn't already have way too many....

Love me, for I write poems

11/25/2014 16:00:09 PM

in which I present more poems to the world, as if it didn't already have way too many....

Why I Hate/Love Fall – Two Brief Essays

11/22/2014 16:00:00 PM

Writing workshops are fun. You should attend them, if you don’t already. The one I occasionally go to gives us a prompt to start writing and then drops in more prompts during our short allotted writing time. Here’s a bit of strangeness I ...

Why I Hate/Love Fall – Two Brief Essays

11/22/2014 16:00:00 PM

Writing workshops are fun. You should attend them, if you don’t already. The one I occasionally go to gives us a prompt to start writing and then drops in more prompts during our short allotted writing time. Here’s a bit of strangeness I ...

The Old Man and Jonathan

11/19/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I share yet another very short story...

The Old Man and Jonathan

11/19/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I share yet another very short story...

Instant Story

11/16/2014 13:44:34 PM

in which I share a quickly written story from a Writers Workshop....

Instant Story

11/16/2014 13:44:34 PM

in which I share a quickly written story from a Writers Workshop....

Poems

11/08/2014 16:00:55 PM

________ Life itself It was not a day of grey blankness A soft and fuzzy life manifesting itself People would give it names and descriptions had it been seen Categorizing it to death But taking its place in the dirt, on a rock A perfect part ...

Poems

11/08/2014 16:00:55 PM

________ Life itself It was not a day of grey blankness A soft and fuzzy life manifesting itself People would give it names and descriptions had it been seen Categorizing it to death But taking its place in the dirt, on a rock A perfect part ...

Spleen

11/04/2014 16:00:47 PM

in which I share a very short story that I wrote in response to writing prompts...

Spleen

11/04/2014 16:00:47 PM

in which I share a very short story that I wrote in response to writing prompts...

Down with Rectangles

11/01/2014 16:00:40 PM

in which I share my true feelings toward rectangles...

Down with Rectangles

11/01/2014 16:00:40 PM

in which I share my true feelings toward rectangles...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: My Miracle Cure

10/28/2014 16:00:35 PM

in which I share how I cured myself of my mental illness...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: My Miracle Cure

10/28/2014 16:00:35 PM

in which I share how I cured myself of my mental illness...

Woman is not an Adjective

10/23/2014 16:00:56 PM

in which I lecture you about the proper use of the word "woman"....

Debbie Ramone

10/16/2014 16:00:18 PM

This is the first time I’ve ever told anyone my Ramones story. I used to think I would get in trouble if I told it. Now, nearly 40 years later, it feels surreal, like a half-forgotten, very weird dream. I had exactly three friends in high ...

The End of a Story

10/02/2014 16:00:53 PM

in which I challenge to to write a short short story with a supplied ending....

Thoughtful Comments from Readers

09/24/2014 13:00:11 PM

in which I share some of the recent comments I've received from actual, real readers who absolutely are not spammers misusing online translators...

My Brilliant Laziness Astonishes Me

09/16/2014 11:44:44 AM

My brain told me to cull through my tweets to create a blog post, thus avoiding any new thinking. Who am I to argue with my brain? Here you go:

My Brilliant Laziness Astonishes Me

09/16/2014 11:44:44 AM

My brain told me to cull through my tweets to create a blog post, thus avoiding any new thinking. Who am I to argue with my brain? Here you go:

I am not Chuwar

09/14/2014 14:05:15 PM

in which I share some of the more lyrically beautiful comments I've received at Daisybrain...

I am not Chuwar

09/14/2014 14:05:15 PM

in which I share some of the more lyrically beautiful comments I've received at Daisybrain...

The Water Puppies of Sìthachulish

09/09/2014 16:00:33 PM

“Aost places have magic, ‘n’ this is a sàr aost place.” The antiques merchant was staring at me intently across the counter when he said this. His sparkling green eyes, set deeply in the rough terrain of his crevassed fac

The Water Puppies of Sìthachulish

09/09/2014 16:00:33 PM

in which I share a deagh story about a wee balach and his cuilean in the Scottish Highlands...

The Daisybrain Universe

09/06/2014 13:45:15 PM

in which I blog... barely

The Daisybrain Universe

09/06/2014 13:45:15 PM

in which I blog... barely

Not Yet Words

09/04/2014 10:15:22 AM

in which I present new words that you need....

Not Yet Words

09/04/2014 10:15:22 AM

in which I present new words that you need....

Things that Don’t Taste Like Their Name Implies

08/30/2014 14:29:14 PM

in which I bring a post t you, that I have written....

Things that Don’t Taste Like Their Name Implies

08/30/2014 14:29:14 PM

in which I bring a post t you, that I have written....

“Hey Guys!”

08/22/2014 16:56:57 PM

in which I complain about kids these days... plus use some bad language.

“Hey Guys!”

08/22/2014 16:56:57 PM

in which I complain about kids these days... plus use some bad language.

New Hampshire Living – Haiku from the Hinterlands

08/09/2014 16:00:52 PM

in which I share poems of New Hampshire life....

New Hampshire Living – Haiku from the Hinterlands

08/09/2014 16:00:52 PM

in which I share poems of New Hampshire life....

August 15 Peace Projection

08/07/2014 16:00:40 PM

in which we achieve world peace...

August 15 Peace Projection

08/07/2014 16:00:40 PM

in which we achieve world peace...

Powdered Sugar Undermines Croissant

08/05/2014 16:00:23 PM

in which I share important developments in the local chocolate croissant scene....

Powdered Sugar Undermines Croissant

08/05/2014 16:00:23 PM

in which I share important developments in the local chocolate croissant scene....

How to Make Life Better with Words

07/29/2014 16:00:46 PM

in which I do stuff to and with words....

How to Make Life Better with Words

07/29/2014 16:00:46 PM

in which I do stuff to and with words....

Read this and You Can Pretend You are in My Brain

07/26/2014 16:00:14 PM

in which I cull a bunch of stuff from my brain to produce a post....

Read this and You Can Pretend You are in My Brain

07/26/2014 16:00:14 PM

in which I cull a bunch of stuff from my brain to produce a post....

We are Waves

07/24/2014 19:00:03 PM

in which I share a poem....

We are Waves

07/24/2014 19:00:03 PM

in which I share a poem....

Father-Son Cookbook

07/22/2014 16:00:12 PM

in which I celebration the completion of my new cookbook with a quick & delicious recipe....

Father-Son Cookbook

07/22/2014 16:00:12 PM

in which I celebration the completion of my new cookbook with a quick & delicious recipe....

Wordly-Words

07/19/2014 16:00:26 PM

in which I write lots of words in a way that may or may not make sense to you...

Wordly-Words

07/19/2014 16:00:26 PM

in which I write lots of words in a way that may or may not make sense to you...

The Soul of a Fly

07/17/2014 14:00:48 PM

in which I ponder the spiritual connections of all living things....

The Soul of a Fly

07/17/2014 14:00:48 PM

in which I ponder the spiritual connections of all living things....

More Headlines I’d Like to See:

07/15/2014 16:00:17 PM

in which I share more of my fantasy headlines....

More Headlines I’d Like to See:

07/15/2014 16:00:17 PM

in which I share more of my fantasy headlines....

Pretend that Your Opinion Matters!

07/12/2014 16:00:36 PM

in which I learn to use Survey Monkey & burden you with the results....

Pretend that Your Opinion Matters!

07/12/2014 16:00:36 PM

in which I learn to use Survey Monkey & burden you with the results....

Sh’ma

07/10/2014 16:00:20 PM

in which I ponder the connections between inner quietness, God and enjoying life....

Sh’ma

07/10/2014 16:00:20 PM

in which I ponder the connections between inner quietness, God and enjoying life....

Why God? (and if so, where?)

07/08/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I postulate that you may find God in the pauses between your breaths....

Why God? (and if so, where?)

07/08/2014 16:00:00 PM

in which I postulate that you may find God in the pauses between your breaths....

The Creative Union of the Conscious, Subconscious and Universal Minds

07/05/2014 16:01:54 PM

in which I look for ways to harmonize the workings of my subconscious and conscious minds....

The Creative Union of the Conscious, Subconscious and Universal Minds

07/05/2014 16:01:54 PM

in which I look for ways to harmonize the workings of my subconscious and conscious minds....

The World’s Best Smoothie Recipe

07/03/2014 08:00:56 AM

in which I share my coveted smoothie recipe with the world....

The World’s Best Smoothie Recipe

07/03/2014 08:00:56 AM

in which I share my coveted smoothie recipe with the world....

Love and Other Poems

07/01/2014 16:00:27 PM

in which I think about the binding force of the universe....

Love and Other Poems

07/01/2014 16:00:27 PM

in which I think about the binding force of the universe....

The Beauty of Nature and the Nature of Beauty

06/28/2014 16:00:01 PM

in which I muse on the meaning of beauty....

The Beauty of Nature and the Nature of Beauty

06/28/2014 16:00:01 PM

in which I muse on the meaning of beauty....

T to the M: Marketing Transcendental Meditation to a Younger Demographic

06/24/2014 16:00:16 PM

I’ve been thinking about how Transcendential Meditation could be marketed to Gen-Whatever. It might look something like this:

Before I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed….

06/21/2014 16:00:24 PM

I have finally given in to the dental industry and agreed to let them remove my wisdom teeth. I thought I’d better record any wisdom here beforeI lose it all with my teeth. This body isn’t mine. I’m borrowing it from the Earth. Lov

Monstermon Cards

06/17/2014 16:00:13 PM

When I was teaching second graders, I was frustrated by a lack of engaging books for students who were socially adjusted to second grade but reading below grade level. The books available to them had baby-ish themes and were physically smaller ...

Stray Thoughts

06/10/2014 16:00:33 PM

I Keep Being Me: Sad, Sassy and Hopeful Poems

06/03/2014 16:00:59 PM

Tied to This Rock Here I am tied to this rock, with an eagle pecking out my liver every day. I brought it on myself. But my blood is poisoning the river that flows to everyone I love. Is there any way to be a different me, one who’s blood ...

New Words for Old

05/27/2014 15:57:39 PM

Slight misspellings can create a new world of words. It’s like the genetic mutations that make evolution possible. So, here’s to the evolution of the language: Independance: A solo dance Burgerlar: A hamburger thief Berried Treasure: A ...

Free Idea #18: Easier USB plugs

05/20/2014 16:00:31 PM

a simple, overdue way to alleviate frustration....

Short Poems, by Daisybrain

05/13/2014 16:00:22 PM

in which I express some thoughts through very short poems....

Music Video!

05/06/2014 16:00:32 PM

in which I share my losing entry to a video contest by They Might Be Giants....

The Problem with the War on Terror

04/29/2014 16:00:35 PM

in which I urge a shift in the paradigm of the war on terrorism....

Bad Poems for Bad People

04/24/2014 16:00:39 PM

in which I... whatever....

Bad Yet Good Yet Bad Band Names

04/13/2014 11:00:15 AM

Once again, I present free band names....

Like, Share, Follow, Repost, Reblog, Retweet & Love Me! (I don’t sound desperate, do I?)

04/03/2014 16:32:59 PM

in which I write words about words and numbers...

Hippies and Punks

03/30/2014 16:05:03 PM

in which I muse about the silly rivalry between punks and hippies & present a comic toward that end....

Poems of Entrapment

03/25/2014 16:00:43 PM

in which I give you three somewhat depressing poems. Sorry!

Future News

03/22/2014 16:00:34 PM

in which I peer with you into news of the near-future....

Stew’s Last name is Pidd.

03/20/2014 15:54:22 PM

in which I share some poems & a very silly little story....

Depressing Haiku About Aging!

03/18/2014 16:00:15 PM

in which I darken your day with poems on growing old....

Road Tripped

03/15/2014 16:00:57 PM

in which I share the story of my epic 2008 road trip that lead to my current work as a TV producer....

My Condition

03/13/2014 16:00:03 PM

in which I share and embrace my condition as a lazy person....

Farm Me

03/11/2014 16:00:26 PM

in which I share an essay about my relationship with the life around me....

I’m More Than a Name

03/08/2014 16:00:57 PM

in which I share a poem of existential angst....

Brand New Words for the Mid-2000-Teens

03/06/2014 18:07:01 PM

in which I introduce 10 new words to the lexicon that are as sure to catch on as Radio Shack in the 2010s....

Seemingly Random Facts

03/04/2014 15:53:20 PM

In which I present 5 apparently unrelated sets of facts....

Habits

03/01/2014 16:00:55 PM

in which I share a short story about habits....

Bye Bye Polar

02/27/2014 16:00:37 PM

in which I share a poem, or a song, depending on how your read it....

Nonunconventional Post

02/25/2014 15:53:27 PM

OK, we all know about the regular ‘ventions: intervention, convention, invention…. But what about the less conventional ‘ventions? Allow me to introduce some worthy, new  ’ventions for your consideration: Innervention: An int