I Want To Be A Spy

I Want To Be A Spy

This weekend I visited our nation’s capital. If you’re reading this from outside the U.S., Washington DC can be summed up as follows: Every 2-4 years, Americans vote to send our most disagreeable citizens to Washington where they are forced to argue with each other in...
The Preferred Weapon of Gamblers & Prostitutes

The Preferred Weapon of Gamblers & Prostitutes

My mom (who is 80+) was in a purge mood this weekend. She was going through items in her house and telling us who they should go to when she passed. She also asked us if we wanted some things that she didn’t want to keep around.  To our surprise, she produced an...
Bogged Down in Toe Knuckles

Bogged Down in Toe Knuckles

I didn’t win the billion-dollar jackpot from Mega Millions last week. I could blame my wife for purchasing the wrong ticket. I could blame math for making the odds so astronomical that you are 300 times more likely to get hit by lightning than win the cash. Or, I...
My Warranty is About to Expire

My Warranty is About to Expire

This week is my 10th anniversary, or my 10-year warranty is about to expire, depending on your point of view. I’ve experienced the normal wear and tear (I’m grayer and fatter) but still functioning. My wife, unfortunately, has a front-row seat to the kind of nonsense...
Running From the ‘Rona

Running From the ‘Rona

It’s officially here. The Coronavirus has invaded our home like a bad house guest. It took up residence in my wife’s respiratory system and now she’s sequestered in our guest bedroom. I, on the other hand, am dodging it like a deadbeat trying to...