Author Archives: squathole

BSO Busts BSO

In case you missed it, this month the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) obtained a risk protection order against one its own bailiffs, leading to a seizure of that employee’s collection of 67 weapons. The order was signed after the bailiff, … Continue reading

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Free Ride

Maybe you heard that SunPass will be down for a week starting today “for upgrades.” Evidently you’ll still be automatically charged when you go through toll stations, but you won’t be able to replenish your account on-line for a while. … Continue reading

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Phone-tastic

“Though automated calls have long plagued consumers, the volume has skyrocketed in recent years, reaching an estimated 3.4 billion in April, according to YouMail, which collects and analyzes calls through its robocall blocking service. That’s an increase of almost 900 … Continue reading

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There She Goes

I fell in love with this photo the first time I laid eyes on it in the early 1990s. It was hanging in an Italian restaurant in south Jersey, not sure exactly where – maybe Deptford Township? – nor do … Continue reading

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Hail Gluttonious

When summer finally rolls around, Philadelphians divide into down-the-shaw people and up-the-mountains people. Me, I was a down-the-shaw people, and still am, only now, in south Florida, it’s a 12-month occupation. Come Memorial Day, south Jersey overflowed with weekenders and … Continue reading

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What A Drug It Is Getting Old

Guido and I just don’t get sick very often. I suspect this is a matter of good fortune as much as lifestyle and diet. Neither one of us takes any medications, either, other than the occasional weekend gallon of tequila. … Continue reading

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La Decoración

Out to dinner with friends at a venerable Mexican Ft Lauderdale institution. Need el baño. Push open the door and confront this mysterious device. Unless you’re blessed with a schlong the length of a gas pump hose, it’s mounted too … Continue reading

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