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GrownYearsOld
Florida
writer. speaker. believer. teacher. pupil. freedom fighter. linchpin.
Interests: God. Cecelia Butterfly. family. writing. reading. education. music. photography. running. learning. health. revolution. young people, old people, and wonderful people. intense, stomach cramping laughter. fashion. creativity. love. invention. technology. all things amazing.
Recent Activity
sales associate: welcome to race to the bottom....or top, if you bargain for it. what can i get for you today? customer 1: hey man, sup? how bout your sales? customer 2: yeah! i'm trying to get as close to free as possible! (laughs) sales associate: well, we got lethargy... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
warning: the following conversations take place in office leadership meetings. now i know what you're thinking: office? leadership? meetings? is that possible? oil and water, right? well, these impresarios run a call center, or is it that they run from a call center? i can't call it. what i do... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
mom's are great. they're loving, protective, nurturing, sincere, compassionate, and all too forgiving. but that's not all there is to mom. there's that other side of momma that most of us would rather not tangle with. you know, that joan crawford momma side. that penny's always ironing momma on good... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
ah, the butt end. is there a more unsavory compound word in the english langauge that speaks of getting next to nothing? i can recall comversations where 'butt end' was mentioned in a more colorful light, much too colorful for this blog of course. but know this, the 'butt end'... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
60 seconds her scent. run the block. stand the top step at every address until the threshold that smells of her is underfoot. 53 seconds her laughter. take calling card and paper plane it. burn it's wings and fly through her upstairs balcony window. 46 seconds the embers parachute to... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
on a sunday afternoon, a man walks into a pawn shop in need of a weapon. what are you in the market for? asked the shop owner. malady. the man replied as he perused the glass cases. i'm sorry, did you say malady? asked the shop owner. indeed. the man... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
i am a writer. the way i speak. the way i listen. the way i think. the way i feel. i am a writer. i've whored myself out to other less desirable exploits and like the money of a bad lay never being enough, nothing else in this world am... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
so you're sitting there watching the idiot box and a commercial for a new product comes on. it's the latest, greatest thing on the market. it makes life easier. it does the job faster. it frees you up to actually live and enjoy life. compared to the old way and... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
ever been told that? baby, you can be anything you want. yes, that. remember being young and impressionable. naive and excited. you played the cop. the school teacher. the cheerleader. the fireman. the president. the superhero. the mosquito man. the dog catcher. the rabbit ripping out of a hat magician.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
now throw your hands in the air and wave 'em like you just don't care and if your moms was too broke to buy you j's somebody say OH YEAH!!!! that's right folks, the kid never owned a pair of j's in his life. not one. not knock offs, not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
welcome folks!!!! you're tuning in to what is sure to be the battle of the ever! broadcasting in every possible city, town, village, burg, borough, megapolis, bush, and sprawl on this planet!!! there's been trash talk and cheap shots, insults and accusations, "your momma this and your momma that...", pickled... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
in the post modern age we live in with all the fancy schmancy technology and high tech gadgetry and short cuts to virtually anything you can name, for me there's something that can never improve upon the original, my grandfather joe johnson. my grandfather, or grandackie as i affectionately referred... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
as a kid, impossible had no value. it had no power. it had no face. it had no identity. it didn't even have a pronunciation. impossible was so far left of the decimal point as far as i was concerned it should've been called the impossibleth place. it never registered.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at GrownYearsOld
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