Author Archives: markhal

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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Entry 699: “Ouch,” Said Your Salad

You know that holier-than-thou vegan who’s the significant other of a friend of yours, so you always have to invite her to dinner, only to have to worry about “having something Sheila can eat,” so you have to serve a … Continue reading

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Entry 698: Projected Profits

Today I have big news for fans of the band ABBA: they’re going out on tour! Starting in 2019, you’ll be able to go to an arena near you and see the iconic Swedish group perform with a live orchestra, … Continue reading

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Entry 697: Mutiny on the Bounty

You know what? I think our lives are complicated enough without having to make more decisions than are absolutely necessary. This thought came to me one morning when a paper towel said hello to me. Not only that, it did … Continue reading

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