Sometimes here at the Profound Bartender we try to have a little sense of humor once in a while, so for a scootch of fun we might stretch a story just a wee bit here and there... Does it irritate you as much as it does me when a waiter drops off your food and … Continue reading Enjoy!
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My Mom Used to Love Bluebirds
My mom used to love bluebirds, I always remember that, with love, about her. I have a little glass bluebird she kept in her windowsill. My grandparents were Kansas farmers and went every Sunday to a little Methodist church called Grandview about seven miles down the road, except for the rare Sabbath when the summer … Continue reading My Mom Used to Love Bluebirds
“I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.” ― Rodney Dangerfield I find myself, in my dotage, mortified to hear the President of the United States “name-calling” others publicly. When I was growing up, in the era of Eisenhower, then JFK, and then LBJ, … Continue reading Name-Calling
Ten Dollars Just to Get You Through
I wrote these lyrics awhile back, not long after my mother died. Obviously, they aren't from a professional song writer, but these just came from the heart. This time of year, I am filled with gratitude even more than I am usually. Thankfulness for so many gifts I've been given. Even for tough things that have … Continue reading Ten Dollars Just to Get You Through
Christmas Morn, Mourn, and More’n
“One cannot imagine a world in which there is nothing but language and speech, but one can imagine a world where there is nothing but silence.’ ~Max Picard, The World of Silence, p. 17 It’s early Christmas morn. Silence. Dark throughout the house. Outside the slow crunch of four tires atop the fresh, soft, white … Continue reading Christmas Morn, Mourn, and More’n
The Family Blog
"It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you." Roald Dahl The Family Blog Here at the Profound Bartender, blogging with my brother is a lot of fun. It takes a certain conceit to put yourself out there and write, well, anything! Anyone who comes along might … Continue reading The Family Blog
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