Category Archives: BLACKOUTS

Actually I don’t remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.” ― Jim Morrison


A Silver Lining in Old Age
I’ve sure gotten old!  
I’ve had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees, fought prostate cancer, diabetes, half blind and I can’t hear anything quieter than a jet engine.
I take 40 different medications that make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts.
I have bouts with dementia.
I have poor circulation.
I hardly feel my hands and feet anymore.
I can’t remember if I’m 85 or 92.
I have lost all my friends.
BUT, thank God,
I still have my driver’s license.


“I’ve been on the whisky diet – I’ve already lost three days!” –

British comic Tommy Cooper

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“whiskey makes the heart beat faster
but it sure doesn’t help the
mind and isn’t it funny how you can ache just
from the deadly drone of

― Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last