Tag Archives: Bill Hicks

Things That Make Me Laugh

Fred the cat, being given a special citation by the New York City Police Department for his undercover work in a sting operation. Patrick, the cat next door, who will only eat Ben and Jerry’s, Chunky Monkey, no other flavor. … Continue reading

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It’s Cause Ah’ Read, Baba’

Someone sent me a personal email asking how I know so much after reading my post…Things You May Not Know. At first I thought it must be code for, wanna have a cuppa coffee, since, what a silly question. But … Continue reading

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Walk In Grace

A friend of mine who recently lost her husband, signed off an email with… Walk in Grace. I didn’t think much of it at the time, yet it keeps appearing in my thoughts like a faint, flicker of light. She … Continue reading

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An Appropriate Word

The late, great Bill Hicks, when he was bored, read the dictionary.  I didn’t quite get it at the time, but sure do now, since I too have come to love words.

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Bill Hicks…A Lion In Winter

Today would have been Bill’s 55th birthday.  I tend to celebrate it like any other poignant anniversary, with revered remembrance and lots of love. I wrote once about how we’d turn one another on to movies we loved, the other … Continue reading

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Rain, It’s Just Water

Bill Hicks used to tell me that every time I complained about rain. Of course it was more, it’s just fucking water, but it made an impression, so I try not to let it stand in my way. That said, … Continue reading

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Day Of The Dead…LIVE

I have an image, where everyone I know who’s dead, are all at the same cocktail party having a grand old time. Hicks, Jack, Joyce, Nancy, Phil, my grandfather, even Auntie Ida, who in unison all cluck… “Susannah, trust us … Continue reading

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One Sweet Kid

I’m in line at the bank. There’s a mother with, I’d say, a four year-old boy, clutching a stuffed cat.  One of those squishy ones. I think they’re called Jellycats. He suddenly says to his mother, “I smell cake.”  She’s … Continue reading

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Houseguests

Rocky and Coco Mazzilli are coming to stay with me for a week while their dad’s in LA, better known as Hell-A, to quote Bill Hicks. They stopped by yesterday to see if my place was to their liking, you … Continue reading

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Susannah’s Spring, Summer Reading List 2016

Reading is very personal, something I’ve recently learned no longer sending as gifts, what I think people should read. With few exceptions, no one ever seems to care for my choices. So instead, I’ll be more democratic listing my recommendations … Continue reading

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