Monthly Archives: October 2018

Entry 807: Mark Hallen™

I’m thinking about trademarking my name. That way, no one but me can dress up as me today. On one hand, it would be a pain in the ass to have to add a ™ every time I wrote “Mark … Continue reading

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Entry 806: Greetings from Florida

I thought I’d share with my readers this letter that I recently didn’t receive from the Florida Department of Tourism. Unlike other mail sent from Florida this week to people who don’t particularly care for President Trump, this had no … Continue reading

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Entry 805: Grandparenting in the “Rain”

Now that we have a granddaughter, it’s easy to recognize the many differences in parenting styles between us baby boomers and millennials. For instance, millennials like our daughter Casey and her husband Alex seem determined not to kill their babies, … Continue reading

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Entry 804:. . . and Nobody Wants a Gold Smart Watch

Boy, am I ever sorry I went to college. Evidently, if I had called it quits after high school, I could be retired by now. According to a new study, men with college degrees are retiring at an average age … Continue reading

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Entry 803: Seeing Syd Sick Sucks

Regular readers of this blog know that this past Memorial Day weekend wasn’t only the unofficial start of summer, it was the official start of our granddaughter Sydney’s life. And, although my wife Barbara and I didn’t get to the … Continue reading

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Entry 802: I See Dead People

Today I’d like to bring you a few lively news stories about dead bodies. Let us begin in Mississippi, where construction for a parking garage has revealed “as many as 7,000 dead bodies buried under a portion of the University … Continue reading

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Entry 801: The WTF Capital of America

In last week’s post about the Texas school board, I mentioned that the board had deleted a few things from history, like Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller and the Poteet Strawberry Festival. I did some research into what is obviously the most … Continue reading

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