Monthly Archives: August 2009

Health Tip for Women

…….. just in time for the hot, sultry, south Florida weekend, too. A study found that the bones of women who drink beer regularly are stronger, making them less likely to suffer from osteoporosis. It is thought that the high … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Two

I write this after 5 innings, with the Phillies thrashing the Cubs 12-3.  Pedro Martinez, in his improbable comeback , has gone 4 strong innings and one weak one.  He’ll get a win — what’s that, #216 against 99 losses? … Continue reading

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The Whole World is Watching!

Forty years after Woodstock, it’s great to see We The People out there in the streets, putting into practice the lessons of the great community organizer Saul Alinsky, standing up to to face down those power-hungry, evil, lying politicians. True, … Continue reading

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They Misspelled “Wide”

Would somebody please copy this image, change “WISE”  to “WIDE,” and email it back to Squathole@gmail.com?   Thanks in advance.

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America’s Artland

You find anything outrageous in the two little paragraphs below?   There are many people around the country who will label the speaker a blasphemer and call for his head: “I don’t know if there’s a theater in Peoria, but I … Continue reading

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White People Suck

Guido knows all the looks they teach at Wife School, and then some.  The one she favors on me this evening is the one that combines pity and contempt with resignation, perhaps just a taste of affection tossed in.  “You … Continue reading

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She’s Come Undone. He’s Come Unglued.

Sometimes I think these things happen just to give me something to blog about….. A married man who planned to rendezvous with one of his handful of lovers at an eastern Wisconsin motel instead found himself bound, blindfolded, and assaulted … Continue reading

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In The Navy

San Diego, CA —  A sailor charged with murder who committed suicide in the brig at Camp Pendleton asphyxiated himself by stuffing toilet paper in his mouth, a Navy spokesman said Saturday. Holy squeeze the Charmin, Batman!  And the back … Continue reading

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Hey Hey We’re the Monkees

Evolutionary changes to the size and shape of humans certainly don’t take place rapidly. But others in the animal kingdom may be changing much faster. A study last week in the journal PLoS One found that the head shape and … Continue reading

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