Another week, another school shooting massacre. We've all become "used to it," and we never truly should. This poem came to me while walking my dogs on Memorial Day, 2022, in the aftermath of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 elementary school students were massacred by an 18-year-old, as well as 2 adults, while 19 cops stood nearby and did nothing for over an hour. Feel angry? You should. And you should make your voice count at the polls this year. Here's how I also deal with mine. Read on...
On April 21, I visited my big Sis in Socal along with my TX family. We met up and took Mom (for her 69th birthday) to Catalina Island on the Catalina Flyer ship. The waves got pretty brutal going over on Friday, 4/22, and it made me re-evaluate my life & my new choices, and how I can now stand in my own power. This poem was written in 'real time' on 4/23/22 @ 9:49 AM PST
Come check out this week's uploads! "Unbox'd #8 - An Odyssey of Riches!," "No Filter #28 - #AtariVCS #Recharged Showcase!" & "BCB Storytime #8 - The Change." #Vintagegaming and much more! Stop on by...
Yes, you read that right. "Gamers need colonoscopies, too!" And as my dad used to often say: "I'm serious as a heart attack!" Well, I had my first colonoscopy two days ago on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 11:45 am. And I'm so glad I did! Read on to find out why this is so important!
One of the things I love most about Winter are the dark, gray afternoons that tend to go on forever. I've been cherishing them this year especially. This poem, aptly titled, "Dark Endless Gray Winter Afternoons," appeared in my poetry book for Jan-Mar 2022, 'New Season.' Snuggle up with your java & enjoy! -BB "Dark... Continue Reading →
This past week, I've released three new episodes on my #vintagegaming #YouTube channel! They are: "BCB #24 - Holiday Storytime! (Bonus Dec 25th Episode!)" which is a break from gaming to discuss two holiday stories from my youth, "No Filter #14 - Evercade w/ Psycho Pinball," where I play this Codemasters Vol. 1 title on... Continue Reading →
It's that time of the year again. Since 2004, I've written this poem annually to do a check on the state of affairs of myself during the holiday season. Here's this year's version. It's "Wintertide XVII" from my poetry book for Oct-Dec 2021, 'Earthly Delights in a Closed Type Universe.' Have a wonderful holiday! -BB... Continue Reading →
In planning for season 2 of my #YouTube page, #BallistikCoffeeBoy, I have been thinking alot the past two weeks about which #vintagegaming #consoles I plan to review in the new year. Some of them have already been semi-reviewed, just not filmed, and others I have recorded snippets of while playing them initially. Below is a... Continue Reading →