Taxes and Weevils

Taxes and Weevils

I had to re-file my taxes. It could be because our government’s motto is “Anything painful is worth making taxpayers repeat.” Or it could be because I might have made a slight mistake on the first round. Tomato / “Tuhmahto”  ...
The Circle of Life

The Circle of Life

Life goes in circles. When you go to a funeral, the minister always uses the phrase ashes to ashes, dust to dust. I think it would be better if he said diapers to diapers, pureed food to pureed food.  There are circles in everything. As toddlers, we constantly...
Thoughts on Thought Leaders

Thoughts on Thought Leaders

In my email today was a message from LinkedIn. The subject read: “Jeff, read the top 12 thought leader posts of the past year.” I was intrigued. Not by the posts themselves, but by the thought of thought leaders. “Thought Leader” is one of...
Victoria Hates Christina

Victoria Hates Christina

My candidates for Congress Mammal don’t like each other. I mean really don’t like each other. Every day they send me postcards and letters telling me how bad the other person is and why I shouldn’t vote for them.  Their names are Victoria and...
They Live Next Door To You

They Live Next Door To You

Have you heard of the Nextdoor app? It’s a website/phone app that allows you to spy on  connect with your neighbors. It sounds like a lovely idea, right? Bring us together, promote community, and all that.  It’s not. Instead, it’s a...
Postcards From My Congress Mammal

Postcards From My Congress Mammal

It’s only a short time until the 2020 election. And while everyone is focused on the Presidential race, our local politicians are desperately trying to make sure we don’t forget them. So, every day when I take my dog to the mailbox, I find another postcard...