Author Archives: Double K

“Too Alarmin’ Now To Talk About”

“Take your pictures down and shake it out.” – Foo Fighters The wife and I took an overnight trip to Kansas City a few weekends ago. We had tickets for the Dodgers and Royals at Kaufman Stadium. My wife doesn’t … Continue reading

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“It Seems Like Yesterday”

“But it was long ago.” – Bob Seger It sure was, Bob. It sure was. There are some songs that I never tire of. Songs that cause me to write sentences ending with prepositions. There are songs that cause me … Continue reading

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“She’s Got Legs. She Knows How to Use Them.”

“She never begs, she knows how to choose them.” – ZZ Top A few weeks ago a good friend of mine called me shortly after 5 pm while I was still sitting at my desk in my office and not … Continue reading

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“I’ve Been Caught Stealing”

“Once when I was five.” – Jane’s Addiction Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell was apparently caught stealing once when he was five. Big. Deal. There was a man who was a master when it came to getting caught. In fact, … Continue reading

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“Slippin’ and A-Slidin’, Peepin’ and A-Hidin'”

“Been told a long time ago.” – Little Richard Another vessel of my 80’s youth passed away unexpectedly recently. An endless bundle of high energy wrapped inside of a dog costume with an Oklahoma University basketball uniform, Kenny “Top Daug” … Continue reading

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“Sorry Mate, Don’t Take Checks”

“Just loads of money” – Harry Enfield Did you hear about the dwarf convict who recently escaped from prison? He’s now a small medium at-large. You’re welcome, and a happy Father’s Day weekend to all of the fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, … Continue reading

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“You Must Be the Fine Hairs”

“You must be the frown. You must be the reason all the lights go down” – The Gourds The phone doesn’t ring anymore. The texts stopped years ago. To be fair, she doesn’t even have a phone, and honestly I … Continue reading

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“And When it Rains You’re Shining Down for Me”

“And I just can’t get enough. And I just can’t get enough” – Depeche Mode When I heard Depeche Mode’s Andy Fletcher passed away it reminded me that I went through a Depeche Mode phase in college. Granted, it was … Continue reading

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“With One Foot in the Past, Now Just How Long Will it Last?”

“Now, now, now, have you no ambitions?” – Tears for Fears Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith met as teenagers in England in the 1970’s and have been connected ever since with their band Tears for Fears. They have been through … Continue reading

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“I’ve Got No Time for Talking”

“I’m gonna keep on a-walkin’.” – Buckwheat Zydeco I spent a few days in New Orleans recently for the Men’s College Basketball Final Four. My friend Chris had purchased two tickets when his name was selected in the annual lottery … Continue reading

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