Saying Goodbye

January 27, 2015 Donnie Casto II 0

by Donnie Casto II “I don’t believe in fairy tales, because there is no happily ever after in life.” The words hit him harder than a sucker punch to the stomach. Life broke everyone to a degree, but to hear such a statement from a child whose biggest worry should’ve been […]

Gutters and Strikes

January 16, 2015 Donnie Casto II 0

A Troubadour’s Reflection on the 36th Frame (The Dude meets Raoul Duke) by Donnie Casto II It seems life, like the great magnet, a.k.a ‘God’, ‘Creator’, or whatever title you assign IT, operates at polar extremes. Wiser men and women than your’s truly have often said that what is evident in […]

The Logic of Love or Lack Thereof

December 28, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

By: Donnie Casto II “Women aren’t logical, that’s why they make no sense.” said Julius. For the past five minutes he had went on about the common situation I imagine most couples go through at some point and now it seemed that due to a potentially lost flash drive that […]

Tale of the Dark Troubadour

December 15, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

Donnie Casto II The average observant eye, this man was at best a prototype. Three times in his life, he had faced death and survived. Perhaps it was a spiritual blessing from the Cherokee roots that flowed through his veins. Maybe it was his Nordic temperament to survive the coldest […]

Black Flag

December 12, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

Donnie Casto II   “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.”       – H.L. Mencken, Prejudices: First Series   The newswires and Facebook feeds stream with madness, fear and loathing today over the long overdue report […]

Riders of the Storm

December 9, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

How Christopher Cantwell became Neo, awakening me from the paradigms of the Founding Fathers By: Donnie Casto II It’s a gray, dreary and rainy day here in Columbus, Ohio. A freezing rain and an evident razor blade wind makes itself known outside the window. My more spiritually in tune friends […]