Monthly Archives: February 2020

Entry 942: Look What You Can’t Do Legally Anymore*

Well, let’s congratulate our esteemed House of Representatives for managing to do something with bi-partisan support. This week it passed H.R.35, a bill introduced by Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois, that would make it a Federal crime to . … Continue reading

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Entry 941: Home, Dumb Home

Recently, we had to purchase some new kitchen appliances because our old ones, which we acquired as part of our kitchen restoration nine years ago, had reached their expiration date. Fortunately, we didn’t yet have to replace the really expensive … Continue reading

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Entry 940: My Daughter Is Out to Get Me

Regular readers of this blog know a few things about me: I’ll pretty much say anything for a laugh. I’m more or less an idiot when it comes to anything involving home ownership, technology, and projects that involve tools. (Needless … Continue reading

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Entry 939: I Think I Lost My Appetite

I’ve come across what might by the start of an alarming trend on Facebook. Among all the political ads from candidates wanting me to like them, or take polls, or give them money, I came across an offer to “Win … Continue reading

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Entry 938: Can You Tell Me How to Get to (Old) Sesame Street?

Some of you may consider this sacrilegious, but I’m having a problem with Sesame Street. I’ve been sort of binge-watching it with my granddaughter Sydney, who enjoys viewing the show while standing about two inches in front of our big-screen … Continue reading

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Entry 937: Be Sure to Open the Garage Door First

You would never know it if you watched me trying to do just about anything with my iPhone, but I was once at the very vanguard of technology. I’m not kidding. In fact, I can truthfully say that I was … Continue reading

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Entry 936: Open Letters

An Open Letter from the Most Interesting Man in the World Dear Gringos, As you know, I don’t always drink beer. But when I do, I prefer Dos Equis, which is Spanish for two x’s, which is just one x … Continue reading

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Entry 935: The Super Bowl Halftime Show and Why Men Are Confused

We have an annual Super Bowl party. We’ve had it for, like 30 years, with more or less the same people . . . sort of. That is, the people are the same, but we’ve changed. We’ve gotten older, of … Continue reading

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Entry 934: But She Can’t Read Recipes Yet

So I went food shopping recently. This is not something I do very often. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I was in a supermarket. Sure, I drop by the local grocery store occasionally, but only when my … Continue reading

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