There’s a disturbing trend on the streets these days that seems to be getting worse by the hour. People no longer know how to yield. Or, rather, the lack of it really comes down to two things: they’re either unaware or they’re selfish. Ever been driving along with everything going swimmingly until you put your blinker […]

The Snacker and the Universe

I managed to do what’s damn near impossible for most people: I burned my microwave dinner. Last time I was at the store, I happened upon some frozen “lean gourmet” pepperoni pizza snackers. Hm. A way to get my pizza fix that’s both lean and gourmet? Sign me up. They weren’t bad. I made a […]

Everyone Sing Along

It’s the worst possible tiiiiiiiiiiime of the yeeeeeeeeeear For the heater to break So hot cider I’ll make Must stay toasty in here! It’s the worst possible time of the year It’s the chill-chilliest weekend of all With the temperature dropping And raindroppage falling Repair order’s tall! It’s the chill-chilliest weekend of all I have […]

Deep Thoughts

Who remembers Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey? My favorite went something like this: “If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let ’em go — because man…they’re gone.” I was standing in the TSA line this morning at LAX. Terminal 3, to be exact — the same place where the TSA […]

Towel. Thrown in.

I’m weary. It’s only hump day and I need a) a weekend, b) better yet — a vacation or c) a trust fund. Just kidding on that last one. The Lawn Surgery which I spoke of last weekend resulted in stitches which didn’t hold. A leak returned, and with it, my sanity quickly dwindled. My eyes […]

Anatomy of a Leader

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, I had a boss who had an extra appendage: his Blackberry. You’d swear that the thing had its own blood supply, since said boss clearly wasn’t able to function without it. One morning, I got into the office a little early – around 8am, when […]