Author Archives: markhal

Entry 788: Trump the Coin

So I was reading the New York Post the other day, as I do every day, because I enjoy how the paper demonstrates its journalistic integrity in each issue by displaying large photographs of models in bikinis next to articles … Continue reading

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Entry 787: Proud Grumps

I thought I’d bring my regular readers up to date on my granddaughter’s accomplishments. Sydney turned 11 yesterday, and I’m sorry to say that she is not yet reading on a first grade level, and she has not taken up … Continue reading

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Entry 786: Star Trek: Geriatric

Star Date Somethng Something: CBS has announced that Sir Patrick Stewart will return to his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series that will air only on CBS All-Access, a streaming network so named because it … Continue reading

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Entry 785: You Dirty Rats

The headline was “Chicago Named The ‘Rat Capital’ Of The U.S., Study Says.” The study showed that Chicago received over 50,000 rat complaints last year, far more than any other city. New York, the place you’d expect to lead the … Continue reading

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Entry 784: Millennials, the Next Generation

Recently, my wife threw a Sip & See party for our two month old granddaughter Sydney. In case you’re not familiar with this type of celebration, it’s when a large group of women gather to drink Bloody Marys and pass … Continue reading

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Entry 783: Tweet Week

We’re all familiar with our President’s favorite mode of communication. But it’s really only the dumbest, most insane tweets that go viral and come to our attention. Unless you actually go to Trump’s Twitter page, you just can’t fathom the … Continue reading

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Entry 782: The Farmer is Out Milking the Lab Technicians

I’ve been trying to lose some weight, so I decided to eat more salads. Unfortunately, I don’t much care for salads unless they’re drowning in dressing. By the time I get finished dressing a salad, it looks like it’s wearing … Continue reading

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