Monthly Archives: March 2018

Entry 748: Adventures With My Mother, Part II

In my previous post, I invited you to join me on an action-packed visit with my 90-year-old mother. I urge you to read that first so you’ll get all the jokes in this post. We now pick up the adventure as … Continue reading

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Entry 747: Adventures With My Mother, Part I

Mark’s Note: You may think that this post and the next tastelessly make fun of the elderly and dementia-ridden, and perhaps you’re right. But my mother knows her mind is gone, and she would like to be permitted to die, … Continue reading

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Entry 746: Wait Until You See How Lost Your Bags Can Get on This Trip

I don’t have a bucket list. I can’t think of anything that I absolutely must do before I die, except maybe catch up to the current season of Homeland, a show my wife and I have been watching on Hulu … Continue reading

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Entry 745: Definitely Not Where the Soup Nazi Works

Depending on which research you believe, 60% of new restaurants close within the first year of business. Or 90% do. Or 17% do. The point is, restaurants are risky businesses. And also, researchers make stuff up. There are so many … Continue reading

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Entry 744: What Grandfather Remembers

Regarding the title of this post, when the grandfather is me, the content of this piece could be a blank page. But let me back up a bit. For Christmas, our pregnant daughter Casey gave my wife Barbara and me … Continue reading

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Entry 743: So A Rabbi, Elon Musk and Alexa Walk into a Bar . . .

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t have a lot in common with the Tesla guy Elon Musk. I’m a bit short of his net worth, for instance, by six or seven zeroes (I’m not sure which, because … Continue reading

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Entry 742: What Were They Thinking?

A number of stories have caught my attention recently that caused me to ask the title of this post. For instance . . . A Solution for Bad Behavior in School Bathrooms. St. Mary’s College, a Catholic school in England, … Continue reading

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