Last night I ran into a comedy friend (from back in the day) at a rooftop birthday party in Venice Beach. Richard Register. THE Richard Register. Of “Register and Gans, Gans and Register!.” Never heard of him? What?! He was one half of a comedy duo who performed all over downtown back then. (Where did […]
Big Mama, Big Daddy & BB [My maternal grandparents- Mary Eleanor Tornwall and James Levert Kimball, aka “Big Mama & Big Daddy,” (we really did call them that) and their awesome maid- Elizabeth “BB” Harris. They all lived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Elizabeth & my grandmother Big Mama were together longer than my grandparents were […]
marybirdsong on Instagram. Continuation of this dream’s imagery/storyline, with special guest star by TV’s Eric Gilliland!
Speech Bubbles: Unseen guy: “OK, dude, you got this. Easy does it… Yup. THERE ya go. 21… 22… Now left. You got it, Mike!” Me: “I probably shouldn’t be hearing this. Oh well. Too late now. Not my bad.” Russian lady on left: “Comrade… I should warn you… As woman: It so cold in facility, […]
A dream from Tuesday night, May 3rd. This was not an uncommon reality when I was young. If it’s hard to read them, the speech bubbles say: Mary (standing): Mommy? It’s 3 o’clock in the afternoon. Mama (in bed): Thank ya, Angel. Just set it on the bed ‘n’ Mama’ll eat somethin in a minute.