On Bike Races & Drunken Marmots

On Bike Races & Drunken Marmots

The big international news this weekend was the embarrassing sign disaster at the Tour de France. A woman posing for a picture and holding a cardboard sign that said (loosely translated), "Go grandma and grandpa," caused one of the bikers to crash. That crashed...

My Congress Mammal Thinks I’m a Nut

My Congress Mammal Thinks I’m a Nut

Recently, a town in Florida accidentally sold its water tower. It seems the parcel of land it occupied was once split in two, but not the actual deed and other legal paperwork. The gentleman who bought the land and discovered the error then transferred the land back...

A Rose By Any Other Name is a Typo

A Rose By Any Other Name is a Typo

All those years ago, Juliet asked the question, "what's in a name?" Well, there's plenty sister! And sometimes a name is worth fighting for. Particularly if your name is Josh Swain.  Sometime during the pandemic, a bored man named Josh Swain sought out other Josh...

Everybody Wants Shiree’s House

Everybody Wants Shiree’s House

Somebody wants to buy Shiree's house. Shiree must have the end-all/be-all of houses because people are texting her multiple times a week, trying to buy her place. There is only one problem: They think I'm Shiree.  For a little over a year now, I've been getting...

Bullfights & Ex-Wives

Bullfights & Ex-Wives

I just finished the Ken Burns documentary on Earnest Hemingway.  I learned a lot about the celebrated author from this 6-hour documentary. The biggest takeaway is that his life seemed to be wrapped up in ex-wives and bullfights. He collected a lot of the former...

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 point is I had to give an...