Texas Equivalence Measure

—The Obscure Penguin— For those poor souls who aren’t from Texas who simply can’t understand why Texans are the way they are, I’ve created this equivalence measure to try to communicate to them in their own language, describing what a Texan is: If I lived in New Jersey and hung out with Bruce Springsteen, that […]

Cirencester (My First Pub)

— The Obscure Penguin — In 1984 when many people were worried about Big Brother I landed on the shores of Avalon.  I’d been desperate to go to England since I’d read Lord of the Rings and listened to Yes.  Fire hydrants reminded me of hobbits and I didn’t know what the hell a roundabout […]