Monthly Archives: June 2014

Entry 353: The Wedding Blog Part XXI: Going Against Typos

We now continue the ongoing saga of panning the October weeding of my daughter Casey and her finance Alex. I don’t know if I’ve ever mentiond this, but althogh I rite for a living, Im a lousy proofreader. (I will … Continue reading

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Entry 352: Go, Kikes!

I’m a guy, and it recently occurred to me that I don’t write enough about sports. So in this post, I’m going to take on a sports-related issue that’s on the mind of so many manly sports fans. I speak, … Continue reading

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Entry 351: The Wedding Blog Part XX: Please Don’t Be My Friend

Well, it’s time once again to rejoin the continuing saga of planning our daughter Casey’s wedding, which will be at the Norwalk Aquarium in October. And, well, here’s a situation I didn’t see coming. Our next door neighbor Belinda mentioned … Continue reading

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Entry 350: But Can It Turn into a Robot?

According to an article in the New York Post (Motto: “We Guarantee at Least 2 Pages of Actual News Every Day!”), the CIA was recently in the toy business. Evidently, around 2005, the agency teamed up with an executive from … Continue reading

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Entry 349: Be Your Own True Self…or Someone Else Will

Hardly a day goes by when there’s isn’t a story in the media about a new and exciting way for folks to steal your identity. We are told about gizmos that can be stuck in ATM machines to capture your … Continue reading

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Entry 348: Why America is Screwed Up (a Father’s Day Post)

Last month, I posted an historical look at Mother’s Day. It’s only fair that I give Father’s Day the same treatment. Whereas Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day an official holiday in 1914, what president do you think was responsible for … Continue reading

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Entry 347: Wide World of American Sports

With the World Cup upon us, it reminds me of when I was a kid in Queens, NY, and soccer did not exist. Yeah, I know–all the kids today play soccer and lacrosse. But when I was growing up in … Continue reading

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Entry 346: The Wedding Blog Part XIX: …and the Ceremony Will Be Followed Immediately by an AA Meeting

After a brief hiatus, we now continue the saga of planning our daughter Casey’s wedding, which will be at the Norwalk Aquarium in October. And it’s time for me to stand up and say, “My name is Mark, and I … Continue reading

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Entry 345: Green and Unclean

If you’ve stayed in a decent hotel at any time in the past five years or so, I’m sure you’ve noticed your opportunity to save the world by not getting new towels every day. This, the hotel informs you, will … Continue reading

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Entry 344: Man’s Best Ferret

So I was walking my pet whale in Manhattan recently when something strange happened. Wally and I were headed to Central Park, where Wally likes to jump into The Lake and play amusing pranks on the tourists who rent rowboats. … Continue reading

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