April 07 | 3:36 AM | Comments (0)
This explains a lot.
Posted 3/31/2013 | Comments (0)
So far, the Dreaded Sequester that was supposed to End the World as we know it has been more whimper than bang. It happens. Especially in D.C., where self-serving politicians have perfected the art of crying “Wolf.”
Posted 3/24/2013 | Comments (0)
Back in the bad old days Americans burned witches at the stake. Now, we expel students from government schools for nibbling Pop Tarts allegedly shaped like pistols.
Posted 3/17/2013 | Comments (0)
My current cellular device is the digital equivalent of a smoke signal. In a world of smart phones, mine is dumb as dirt.
Posted 3/10/2013 | Comments (0)
Posted 3/3/2013 | Comments (0)
Easter is coming and America’s rabbits couldn’t be happier. For one glorious day, they’ll deliver chocolate eggs and cheap toys and be cherished by children. Then it’s back in the cultural closet for another 364 days.
Posted 2/24/2013 | Comments (0)
Whether you’re talking music, fashion or psychotherapy for pets, California has always been America’s trendsetter. They’re at it again. And this latest trend is a matter of life and death.
Posted 2/17/2013 | Comments (0)
It’s been a tough couple of decades for our global neighbors in Russia. All you can say is, “Bless their hearts.”
Posted 2/10/2013 | Comments (0)
Sir David Attenborough became one of the world’s most admired naturalists by documenting the Earth’s flora and fauna in magnificent films and photos.
Posted 2/3/2013 | Comments (0)
Once upon a time, I taught school. I did so briefly and not too well, but left the profession with a load of wonderful memories and countless friends.
Posted 1/27/2013 | Comments (0)
Ok, fans, here’s our sports trivia question of the day:
Posted 1/20/2013 | Comments (0)
Even the Pope has a few pet peeves. Mostly because he’s human. No one likes every person, place or thing that comes their way.
Posted 1/13/2013 | Comments (0)
On New Year’s Eve, Americans bubbled over with excitement about the opportunities for peace, love, friendship and fortune that lie ahead.
Posted 1/6/2013 | Comments (0)
The next time I want advice about when the world will end, I’ll forget the Mayans and consult Albert at the bait shop. The predictions will be equally accurate.
Posted 12/30/2012 | Comments (0)
Last year at this time, near-record numbers of Americans were looking for jobs.
Posted 12/23/2012 | Comments (0)
The 2012 presidential election is over. I’ve moved on. After stocking the root cellar with canned goods, water and ammunition, I am making plans to have more fun than ever here in the United States of America.
Posted 12/16/2012 | Comments (0)
My blessed wife generally worries herself sick over what to get me for Christmas. She’s always relieved when I say, “Oh, I don’t need anything, dear. Your love is the greatest gift I could ever hope for and all I could ever desire.”
Posted 12/9/2012 | Comments (0)
Another Thanksgiving has passed and a sigh of relief has been clucked by the survivors at turkey farms across the fruited plain.
Posted 12/2/2012 | Comments (0)
Everyone has a horror story about someone doing something stupid while trying to send or read a text message on a smartphone.
Posted 11/25/2012 | Comments (0)
We, the people, are always looking for something new and exciting to take our minds off our day-to-day miseries. And something always seems to come along.
Posted 11/18/2012 | Comments (0)
In the aftermath of momentous events, it’s natural to look for signs and wonders to help us make sense of things.