How It All Went Down (Raising Itself Up in the Process)…

Posted by Les Becker on December 31, 2008 in Real Life, Zenishness... |

As I sit here at 10:14 AM, with my second Cuba Libre half-full/half-empty – pick what suits you (Now, don’t be mad, Mom. I work nights. This is my 10 PM, remember?) – I’m trying to reflect on 2008, choosing words that actually describe it properly. The only words I can come up with are, […]

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Bloggers Say the Darn’dest Things…

Posted by Les Becker on October 8, 2008 in Blog-Family, Little Bits of Stupid |

Bloggers are pretty freaking funny. Lucky for me, ‘cuz I’ve been short of time of late, and recuperating after finishing The Waitress, the Whiskey & the Handcuffs. So I spent a little of what time was left over after “re-charging” (ahem…*) picking through my comments of last year. I’m paying homage to a bunch of […]

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The Day the Earth Stood Still…

Posted by Les Becker on September 25, 2008 in Other People's Stories..., Real Life |

A couple of months back, I was invited to dinner by a friend: a 6’4 cook I worked with at The House of Fracas, my temporary placement, the first J.O.B. (and so far, only) in my brand new field, after I was out of school. This invitation was a long time coming. He kept inviting […]

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And the Answer Is…

Posted by Les Becker on October 12, 2007 in Little Bits of Stupid, Photography |

How’s that for disgusting? Nothing like a rotting, squirrel-gnawed apple rolled in dirt to whet the appetite. Hope it’s not dinner-time where you are. This lovely vision is, of course, the answer to the last “What Is It?”. Gross, eh? 😀 On a bright, bright(!) note, JimKin has nominated “Where the Walls are Soft” in […]

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