Category Archives: Miscellany

An Open Letter to the Littering Assholes…

On my way home this evening, I drove my car down the somewhat hilly road that is the last “main” road before my neighborhood.  It’s a two lane road in a rather sleepy suburban area – but well traveled enough that it … Continue reading

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$500 Million

Yes, the Power Ball lottery has gotten ridiculously high again.  I can’t help but sit and think about how much fun it would be to have that kind of money and give it away. You could help so many people in … Continue reading

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Please: Do not be a racist, xenophobic asshole in my bar.

Before I start, if anyone would like to give me 1-3 years of living expenses so I can fully research, explore & document tavern & bar culture in the US, please click the link right below “Need To Email Me?” in the … Continue reading

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Lord help me, I read the comments…

I know, I know – never read the comments on the internet.  Our local radio news station just posted an article on Facebook about someone who used to live here and is now wanted by the FBI on terrorism charges.  … Continue reading

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It’s been that kind of a day…

If I’d read my horoscope first thing this morning, I might have just gone back to bed.  The first line was: Instinctively you’re able to deal with any situation or crisis talks.  Honestly, I didn’t want to deal with any situations … Continue reading

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Why are my shoulders connected to my ears?

At some point I figured out that I carry all the tension in my life in my shoulders and the back of my neck. It took a ridiculous amount of time to figure that out, but that is on par … Continue reading

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I have apparently offended the mail and shipping gods…

3 weeks ago, my dentist mailed a refund check to me.  Never arrived. 2 weeks ago, I got what I assume was a lovely Christmas card from a friend.  But I only got the envelope. Then on the 29th, I shipped … Continue reading

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