Go Be Odd

Go Be Odd

Whenever I need a pick-me-up, I like to scan the Odd News headlines. They are a soothing and hilarious antidote to the crime and political headlines that keep everybody shouting at each other on Twitter and TV.  And there's a 50-50 chance someone somewhere has...

Greetings From San Diego

Greetings From San Diego

Okay, so I’m not really in San Diego anymore. My wife forbids me to post from the road, lest ne’er-do-wells come to our residence and steal our stuff and wipe themselves with the good towels.* She’s pretty smart about these things, so for the rest of this post,...

Gizmo Never Forgets

Gizmo Never Forgets

My dog is angry at me. He knows I'm going to California soon without him. So, he's protesting this trip by trying to keep me awake.  He dragged me out of bed last night on the pretense that there was a thunderstorm. When there is thunder and lightning at night, he...

Bond, Bathrooms, & Books

Bond, Bathrooms, & Books

I did something I haven't been able to do in almost 2 years this weekend. I went to a movie! And not just any movie. A James Bond movie.  If you decide to go see this final chapter in the Daniel Craig run as Bond, you'll need to plan your potty break. This movie...

A Sheep, A Goat, And a Serial Killer

A Sheep, A Goat, And a Serial Killer

I read an article today that has me concerned. The headline read: Loose Sheep Evades Capture in Illinois City. There's a lot to unpack here. First, is the sheep promiscuous or on the lamb (couldn't resist)? If it's the former, what business of the city is it who the...

The Chaos Behind Perfect

The Chaos Behind Perfect

I’m on vacation this week. But that doesn’t mean I’m not out looking for nonsense in the world because nonsense never sleeps. Or takes a vacation. Take for example the family I observed on the beach. We were enjoying a relaxing morning, reading, people watching, and...