Monthly Archives: March 2016

Entry 539: My, What Big Guns You Have

The National Rifle Association, in an attempt, apparently, to see if guns can kill anything besides people and animals, is taking aim at fairy tales. On the NRAfamily.org website (which, by its very existence, is horrifying), it has published its … Continue reading

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Entry 538: Singularly Annoying

An old colleague of mine, Doug Pruden, is now with a firm called Customer Experience Partners which specializes in helping companies market to, and engender loyalty in, their customers. Doug periodically sends me articles with tips for relating to various … Continue reading

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Entry 537: Rest in Pieces

I just e-sent my 2015 tax return, which means it’s time to destroy 2008. I hate this annual annihilation. For one thing, dealing with old records often reminds me of stupid things we bought back then that we no longer … Continue reading

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Entry 536: Poll Dancing

In a recent Public Policy Polling survey, 30% of Republican voters said they would approve of the U.S. bombing Agrabah, which would be consistent with the party’s policies if not for the fact that Agrabah is the fictional kingdom in … Continue reading

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Entry 536: Panes in the Ass

We had some warm days in the Northeast last week, so we opened the windows. And I was reminded, as I have been in springs past, that there is a problems with our screens. The reminder came in the form … Continue reading

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Entry 535: Caught My Eye

A few things have grabbed my attention in the news recently… Trump Wins Michigan. This got my attention because I’m still in denial that Trump can win anything, except maybe the popularity contest inside his head. I also found it … Continue reading

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Entry 534: Mom Can’t Die

Sorry–I’m not going to be very funny today. Let me say at the outset that, like most reasonably sane people, I have no desire to kill my mother. However, I wish I could help her die. Mom is in the … Continue reading

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