Hi. I am Dark Star (nee strosrays). I used to be a regular contributing member here at OWA, writing series previews, sometimes contributing to game recaps, participating in the message boards … basically, enjoying myself while blowing off work, like a true American and Astros fan. For various reasons, I have drifted away over the last 4-5 years. I still lurk, and comment occasionally, but that is about it. And that is getting to be less and less.
Morning comes the sunrise and I’m driven to my bed
I see that it is empty and there’s devils in my head
I embrace the many-colored beast
I grow weary of the torment, can there be no peace?
And I find myself just wishing that my life would simply cease
I saw a squirrel running across the street today, with a full slice of pepperoni pizza in his mouth. He had the crust end in his teeth, and the pointed end out ahead of him. Hauling ass.
That has to be an omen of some kind, a portent of something. Only, I have no idea what; and I have even less of an idea of how to look it up and find out.Read More
Oh – oh, Alyson … I know this team is killing you
Our love was like the water
That splashes on a stone
Our love is like our music
Its here, and then its gone
Most of us have, buried somewhere deep in our memory, a certain someone from our past. Someone who stands out, above all the others. Someone who got past the outer defenses effortlessly way back when, and burrowed into the deepest part of us, probably forever. This someone might have many different names, depending on who one is talking to. We’ll just call her, ‘Her’.Read More
As we all know, the freak show out in Florida that was the Casey-Caylee Anthony murder trial ended ignominiously a week or so ago, with the jury delivering a ‘not guilty’ verdict that drove “concerned” citizens and a few journalists alike to the brink of total insanity.
I will be honest – I never cared much if Casey Anthony was guilty or not, and I still don’t. Read MoreCasey Anthony is so effing hot
June 3, 2011
I watched Jordan Lyles’ debut against the Puppies of North Chicago the other night, and I think what impressed me more than anything about him was his composure on the mound, and the easy, seemingly effortless motion of his delivery.Read More