Fifty Rules To Live By

I’m Spyder Darling. In my 60 years of walking the Earth I’ve been some places, done some things and learned a few lessons. Some more serious than others. Such as…

  1. It doesn’t have to be super perfect. In most cases regular perfect is just fine.

Ready, Set, Rock!

Happy Thursday Rock Stars!

Fourth day of the week. Definitely no time to be mild or meek. Out there is a fortune waiting to be made. Let’s go get it. No stopping till we get paid!

Today your mission is to breathe deep and be, to the…

Fast Formula 1 Fiction

“It must be nice to have so much to live for,” I remember Cassavetes saying to me before for the Monaco Grand Prix, which we would both be competing in later that Sunday morning. I had pole position. …

What should we do with the body?

“What should we do with the body?” I said, repeating Ben’s question, partly to make sure I heard him correctly and partly to make sure he heard my answer correctly. “First of all, there is no “we.” …

How ‘bout them Cowboys?

So I went out for a run along the Hudson River last weekend

The late afternoon summer sun and the Hoboken skyline to the west

And Manhattan towering to the east

Sweat dripping down

I finished in a respectable time

For a man of my age…

Monday Morning Driver

“Racing is life. Everything else is just waiting.” — Steve McQueen

Szia Formula 1 Fans! Spyder “Goggles” Darling here with all the hybrid turbo news, views and attitude you can use regarding Alpine’s Esteban Ocon’s first ever F1 win at Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix at the historic…

Good Enough To The Last Drop

Oh shit, there’s none left in the pot

Or in the pan on the stove

Gonna need it for the morning

Not gonna want to do it then

Grumbling out the old grounds

Putting in a fresh filter

Counting scoops

Not enough for a…

Reflections On A 70 Year Old Fad

For Elvis, Chuck, Richard and Bo

Pearls and pigs, rusty rigs

Getting, petting, make it big

Give and take, hearts go break

Tails a wagging, shake and bake

No excuse, ingenuous

Offers too good to refuse

Tomorrow’s past, what a blast

Lose yourself…

365 Words For 365 Days

So it’s been a year now

Since I put down the bottle

No more whiskey, vodka, tequila or rum for me

I decided on a whim

On the way to the liquor store in fact

Slightly ahead of my usual resupply schedule

One steamy summer…

Suspenseful, Scenic and Semi-Surprising

2021 might not be the “Summer Of Love,” but thanks to M. Night Shyamalan’s Old, a beachy, scary, cool movie will do to help cure the pandemic blues for a couple hours. …

Spyder Darling

Born in upstate New York, raised on Long Island, been some places, done some things, currently living in New York City. You got a problem with that?

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