How I Got Banned From Walgreens

How I Got Banned From Walgreens

I’ve had writer’s block for 2 days. Maybe I got spoiled by the weather last week. You would think the turning leaves would inspire lots of words, but not so much. So, I decided to write about writer’s block. It’s kind of like word constipation,...
The Department of Obscure Questions

The Department of Obscure Questions

Due to a keen sense of needing to know useless trivia (along with not having anything else to write about today), I have decided to answer a deeply troubling question sent in by Outstanding Citizen Herbert Schwump of Austin, TX. Mr. Schwump writes: Dear Jeff, In what...
I’m Not Dead Yet

I’m Not Dead Yet

Yesterday, I got an odd message from an old co-worker. It said, “Hey. Haven’t talked in a while. Just got a text from someone. Are you ok?” Sounds cryptic, doesn’t it. Could be a scam, someone posing as my friend. Or it could be the CIA playing...
The Last First Week of School

The Last First Week of School

We’re done here. Well, almost. I suppose our son has to actually finish his senior year and then we’re done. But the milestone of this week is that it’s the last first week of school.  Our youngest is going to be a senior. At this time next year, all...
The Toast Wars

The Toast Wars

Deleted scenes, B-sides, outtakes and unreleased material. Sometimes stuff doesn’t make it into a movie or an album. The same thing happens with blogs for whatever reason. I was piddling around today and discovered some material that was started and never made...
The Magical Used Car of Awesomeness

The Magical Used Car of Awesomeness

What parents think their kids deserve and what kids think they are entitled to can be vastly different. One great illustration of this is when your child hits the teenage years (also known as the Great Tribulation). There are a growing number of scholars who believe...