Monthly Archives: January 2011


Talk about networking.  Methinks this is one very special group that needs its own LinkedIn category.  Call it Friends of Wackos: When Jared L. Loughner was identified as the gunman who shot 19 people here two Saturdays ago, his parents … Continue reading

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 7 Comments

Good News for Sun Freaks

Earth ‘to get second sun this year’ as supernova turns night into day  — Daily Mail Betelgeuse is about to melt down, some say as early as 2012, doubling our tanning opportunities.  Look for the following phenomena: Spike in new … Continue reading

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Gonna Get Lei’d

Blogging here will be sketchy for the next 2 weeks.  Guido and I are leaving town for what Guido is calling a “delayed honeymoon.” Does this mean we’re finally going to have sex? “Keep talking,” she advises.  “You may have … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 2 Comments

Flick My Bic

Last week, I sent the following message to JR Cigars, with which I have been conducting business for about 30 years: Gentlemen: Re: Customer ID  XXXXXXX; Order #XXXXXXX This order shipped Wednesday 1/5 and arrived today (1/6).  Thank you. Included … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 4 Comments

Neil, God

S’long, Neil Rogers.  Thanks again.

Posted in People Who Died, Died | 1 Comment

It’s Only Words

This being south Florida, literary controversies tend to get ignored, especially when something of more local cultural significance like football dominates the media.  How can a lightweight like Mark Twain compete with Tony Sparano, Bill Cowher, and Jim Harbaugh?  I … Continue reading

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Meet the New Boss

…and you know the next line, too. Many people knowledgeable about the federal budget said House Republicans could not keep their campaign promise to cut $100 billion from domestic spending in a single year. Now it appears that Republicans agree. … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 9 Comments