Monthly Archives: March 2017

Entry 644: Friars and Pirates and Bearcats, Oh My!

Well, this weekend (and Monday), the annual tradition of March Madness comes to an end, and it’s going to get even crazier, because it will be April. And as we watch the Final Four, I’m sure there will be one … Continue reading

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Entry 643: More New Old Stuff

From time to time, I like to report on the field of archaeology, practitioners of which are always presenting us with wonders of the past. Previously, I’ve told you about finds such as 2,100-year-old eye medication and three-century year old … Continue reading

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Entry 642: A Call from the Past

Well, I recently took yet another trip to Coconut Creek, Florida, spent chauffering my dementia-addled mother around to get her hair and nails done; pick up and put down nearly everything on the shelves of the dollar store; and eat … Continue reading

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Entry 641: World Peace Through Chick Peas

Welcome to the Food Network’s new show, Restaurants That Haven’t Closed Yet. It’s where we take you to new and trendy eateries that people can’t wait to get into because they’re new and trendy, but will close as soon as … Continue reading

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Entry 640: Kiss My Blarney Button With Your Nail Polish Remover

Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, the one holiday that is impossible to write about without using derogatory ethnic stereotypes. So instead, I’ll tell you about some holidays you can celebrate next week without throwing up. For instance, next week is … Continue reading

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Entry 639: Just Sign Here

So our financial advisor sold us an annuity recently. He made a very convincing case for it, and since we’ve already entrusted him with our life savings, we figured, why the hell not. After all, if he was going to … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: Don’t Play With Time

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always had a problem with Daylight Savings Time. Wait, let me rephrase that. It’s not DST specifically I have a problem with, it’s the idea that we can fool around with time at … Continue reading

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