Monthly Archives: October 2016

Entry 600: Happy Allhallowtide

Well today is Halloween. You probably know that “Halloween” is short for “All Hallow’s Eve.” But have you ever wondered “eve of what?” I mean, Christmas Eve is the night before Christmas. So what is All Hallow’s Eve the night … Continue reading

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Entry 599: Seeing Eye Turkey

A travel story… I am among the first to board my morning flight on Delta (motto: “We’ll get there eventually and uncomfortably.”) so I can stuff my carry-on in the compartment over my seat before it gets full and I … Continue reading

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Entry 598: VOTE LOTE

As we come down the home stretch of this year’s presidential election, it is clear that many Americans are planning to vote for L.O.T.E.–the Lesser Of Two Evils. For some people, this may mean voting for the candidate that is … Continue reading

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Entry 597: Splenda in the Grass

Back in March, my wife was headed to the store one day and asked if I needed anything. “Splenda,” I replied. I use artificial sweetener in my coffee. I probably shouldn’t, but I do. I probably shouldn’t drink as much … Continue reading

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Entry 596: Ancient History

If you’re over 55 years old, you probably think you’re young for your age. You know, “60 is the new 40″ and all that. Well, allow me to demonstrate how old you are. I’ve devised the following set of questions … Continue reading

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Entry 595: Watch Your Mailbox

So NBC canceled a sitcom last week. That in and of itself isn’t unusual. After all, NBC is always canceling shows. What’s unique here is the speed with which this show was canceled. It was canceled before it even aired. … Continue reading

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Entry 594: What’s the Matter?

Well, the Nobel Prize for Physics has been announced, and the winner is Vladimir Putin. Just kidding. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.* (He didn’t win, but I’m sure he thought it was an honor just to be … Continue reading

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