Monthly Archives: January 2015

Entry 420: Puppygram

I’m not a heavy user of social media. I check Facebook a couple of times a day and occasionally post something, and I’ll accept when someone I know wants me to join their LinkedIn group, or network, or whatever the … Continue reading

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Entry 419: Who’s Your Hero?

What makes a hero? This question has been on my mind in recent weeks, especially while the media were covering the killings of, and memorials to, the two New York City policeman who were gunned down while sitting in their patrol … Continue reading

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Entry 418: You’d Better Enjoy the Next Three Minutes

If you’re the type of person who feels put-upon the two times of the year we have to reset our clocks, you’re really going to hate what I have to tell you now. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (BAS) has … Continue reading

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Entry 417: Any Way You Slice It

According to an article I found online, the average American eats about 6,000 slices of pizza in a lifetime. You might assume this number was arrived at scientifically, perhaps by collecting annual pizza dough sales statistics, dividing by percentages of … Continue reading

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BONUS POST–Near Race Riot in Selma!

I was too young to really be involved in the Civil Rights movement of the 60’s. If I had been older, you can bet that I would have…well, not participated in the marches exactly, because there was, you know, all … Continue reading

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Entry 416: At Some Point, You’re Just Better Off Being Fat

For reasons that should be obvious to any website from which I order clothing, I’m always on the lookout for new weight-loss methods. Specifically, I’m in the market for a method which requires: Absolutely no reduction in caloric intake. No … Continue reading

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Entry 415: Rage Against the Vending Machine

You know those vending machines where all the food is packed between spirals that are supposed to move forward to drop whatever you want down the front of the machine to the slot at the bottom so that you can … Continue reading

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