Tag Archives: holidays

“Happy Pagan Fertility Festival Day!” by Richard F. Yates

Bunnies and chickies and candy, OH My! Hide those “Easter” eggs! Eat that chocolate rabbit! And have a blow-out of a feast!!! We survived the long, cruel winter! (Now, ON TO HALLOWEEN!!!) —Richard F. Yates (Primitive Thoughtician and Holy Fool) … Continue reading

Posted in art, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Is It Love (If It Needs an Audience?)” by Richard F. Yates

(To properly experience this article, you should start the song, “This Will Be Our Year” by The Zombies, now. If you don’t own The Zombies’ Odyssey and Oracle [do yourself a HUGE favor and go buy it IMMEDIATELY] you can turn the … Continue reading

Posted in art, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Happy Holidays, Season’s Greetings, and Other Festive Sayings!”

[This photo was taken by me in our dining room. The holiday display was put together by my wife, Mariah, who goes out of control with the decorations every year.] Up at 6:00 A.M., even though our kids are in … Continue reading

Posted in writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“Desperate Times…” by Richard F. Yates

[I totally drew that zombie and candy cane zombie snake using a free program on my phone. Dec. 2018!] My wife and younger daughter were out shopping most of the day today, but when they got home, my wife realized … Continue reading

Posted in art, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Many Sides to Consider… (The Holiday Noose Begins to Tighten)” by Richard F. Yates

Hey folks, it’s Sunday. A day of contemplation. A day for cleaning the house and getting prepared for a return to the daily 9 to 5. A day to recuperate from trying to go shopping at a huge mall ten … Continue reading

Posted in art, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Yule Ball @ The Longview Public Library (With Playlist)” by Richard F. Yates

Howdy folks! Last night was the Yule Ball at the local library (in my home town—Longview, Washington, U.S.A.), and I was asked to DJ. I really enjoy playing music at these types of events because I get a kick out … Continue reading

Posted in art, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Making Sugar Cookies”

Yesterday, my wife (Mariah) and older daughter (Frankie) decided it was time to make some holiday goodies. They made peanut butter fudge, Heath fudge, peppermint bark fudge, and…ummmm…sugar cookies. Frank, who is 25, married, and expecting, bought some cookie cutters, … Continue reading

Posted in photography, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment