Monthly Archives: September 2019

Entry 899: What I’m Willing to Not Do to Get Rid of Trump

I was in Maine for a wedding recently, and my wife and I were planning to visit the LL Bean outlet store in Freeport. I mentioned this to one of the other wedding guests. “Oh, no,” she said, “you can’t … Continue reading

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Entry 898: The World According to AARP

My wife Barbara and I are proud members of AARP. We met all the eligibility requirements, namely having lived for more than 50 years and coughing up 16 bucks. Once AARP carefully verified our age by asking for our birth … Continue reading

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Entry 897: Not Too Crafty

My wife received some horrible news recently. Barbara was picking our granddaughter Sydney up from daycare and, along with said child, received Syd’s daily report card. Personally, I believe sending home a report card on a daily basis is a … Continue reading

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Entry 896: Coming Soon: Ms. Trouble and Ms. Sorry

Let me begin this post by stating that I firmly believe that women have always been treated fairly, have always had the same opportunities, and have always been paid exactly the same as men . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Entry 895: Potato in Training

I’ve often taken issue in this blog with stupid research studies that make no sense, or have obvious results, or are a waste of grant money that could be put to better use inventing an electro-magnetic pulse that would instantly … Continue reading

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Entry 894: The Secret Millennial Code

Every weekday morning, I get an email called “The Daily Skimm.” It’s a news briefing that’s quite decidedly not intended for me. “We make it easier to live a smarter life by integrating in the routines of our target audience,” … Continue reading

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Entry 893: The Not Feeling So Good List

Well, we’re coming down the home stretch of another baseball season and, if you follow the game, you may have noticed the vastly improved conditioning of today’s players as compared to those of the past. And when I say “past,” … Continue reading

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