Down the Dark Path Books, Paintings, and delicious darkness from J Edward Neill

Category Archives: Life

50 Little Things You Should Probably Think About

December 16, 2015 | humor, Life | Permalink

I’m not sayin’. But I’m just sayin’. * * * 50 Little Things You Should Probably Think About If you’re not willing to do it today, you probably won’t do it tomorrow either.  You’re probably not going to meet the love of your life on Tinder. Everything is ok when consumed in moderation. Except Red Bull […]

Thanksgiving for Zombies

November 24, 2015 | humor, Life, Tessera Guild! | Permalink

During Thanksgiving week, it used to be a tradition of mine to get my ass to Florida (St. Augustine, Clearwater, Naples…) and eat entire restaurants out of business. Those were my holiday-cations, and they were epic. I’d lay siege to huge buffets, soak up gallons of wine and cocktails, and float atop heated pools like a bloated corpse. I […]

Put the Keyboard down and walk the F away

November 17, 2015 | Books!, humor, Life, Writing! | Permalink

Write well. Write often. But never write for more than a hobby.   It’s a saying I made up ages ago. And now I believe it more than ever. And yes, I know. It sounds hypocritical. I don’t apply the saying to myself. I’m just trying to help the rest of the world. As in […]

Leaves are falling…autumn is here

September 17, 2015 | Life, Tessera Guild! | Permalink

When all the smoking, smoldering, blackened furnaces of summer finally die out… …here’s what we love about the next season to come:   Nothing beats autumn. It’s the best season for writing, the best season for existing. Summer is great for sports, spring for de-hibernating, and winter for all things indoors, but autumn……sips of Scotch on […]

I am Jon Snow!

September 10, 2015 | humor, Life, Writing! | Permalink

The older I get, the more I realize that…much like Jon Snow…I know nothing. Absolutely nothing. Age, experience, intuition…all out the window. Want a few good examples of my know-nothingness? Glad you asked: * * * I don’t understand why anyone gets offended by anything. Ever. I don’t know a damn thing about women. Or men, […]