Monthly Archives: October 2017

Entry 706: Hallocopter Parent

In my last post, I wrote about how society and parents have taken all the innocent fun out of Halloween. That post was mostly about the Trick or Treating and the candy, but today I’d like to focus on the … Continue reading

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Entry 705: When Halloween Was Fun

When I was a kid in the late 50s and early 60s, Halloween was easy. You went to your local Woolworths with your mom so she could spend about $1.98 on a costume which consisted of a plastic mask with … Continue reading

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Entry 704: Just Shoot Me Now

Both my parents suffered from dementia in their later years. My mother is still suffering from it, and is doing so in the worst way: she is aware that she has lost most of her faculties and is severely depressed … Continue reading

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Entry 703: No Room for Vroom

My wife Barbara and I were headed somewhere recently, and, as usual, she was driving since we have made the decision as a couple that we’d rather risk a collision because she’s fiddling with her phone than get hopelessly lost … Continue reading

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Entry 702: Russians Fight Off Jets; Claim Victory

In this post I’m going to compare the leader of Russia, Vladimir Putin with the leader of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick. There may be other NFL coaches similar to Belichick, but living in the New York metro area … Continue reading

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Entry 701: A Dolph’s House

Well, Hitler is in the news again, and that’s always fun. I’m not even talking about the nuts marching around America with their palms up as if they’re on some unusually flat roller coaster going “Wheeeee!”  Or maybe they just … Continue reading

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Entry 700: Entry 700

Yes, that’s right. I’ve written 700 of these things (actually more, because there have been bonus posts). For over six years I’ve been littering my small corner of the Internet with these rants twice a week which, perhaps coincidentally, is … Continue reading

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