Write of Refusal ► Unpacking The Writer

First things first: An apology to my regular readers. I’ve not published nearly enough lately. Sorry. Yes, I’m still crafting my regular Friday Fox Follies for PoliticusUSA, a column of Fox “News” criticism I’ve been doing since October 2014. However, that’s the only freelancing I’m doing for other publications at the moment. The rest ofRead More



Coin of the Realm ► Unpacking the Writer

It’s been a whirlwind few months at Not Now Silly, and not all of it was spent writing. As longtime readers know: Pops died late last year. Since then the Newsroom has expanded from a single small room into several spacious rooms. Consolidating items, rearranging furniture, and jettisoning what doesn’t work, it’s now pretty closeRead More



After I Left College ► Throwback Thursday

At different times I worked for both companies named on this plaque: Record Week and Island Records Canada. “Some people say” if you haven’t unpacked a box in a few years, you should give it away. If I did I would have lost stuff like this. These two plaques, newly rediscovered, tell the backstory ofRead More