I have had my ears pierced twice in my lifetime. Not twice as in four holes, but two separate times because several years after the first experience which involved ice cubes a big, no a huge needle and half a potato in my mom’s kitchen, the holes gr … [Read more...]

Going www-less

  I have just found the coolest button on my computer. Okay so I didn’t just find it. I knew it was there but I haven’t used it as much as I should. It’s the off button. When was the last time you used the off button on your computer? It has been quit … [Read more...]

Flip of a Coin

How many times during a day could you use a coin to decide your next move? One? Twenty seven? Three hundred and sixteen? More? Of course some decisions are automatic. If you have two or more bathrooms in your house and nature calls you don’t think, “ … [Read more...]

Pictures and People

  I don’t have an aversion to people. I rather like talking to people. Learn what makes them tick and what, you know, clicks their clock. For instance: When I turned the corner leaving the produce department and entering the Mexican food isle in the g … [Read more...]

Passport Performance

  Recently I had to renew my passport. Well I didn’t have to, but you never know when you will be on the US/Canada border and want to step over the line and pick a flower and will need a passport to do so. Since my passport had expired more than a few … [Read more...]

Fish Food

   Some of you will think from the title this do dah will be all about how, where, why, or when to fish. I of course being duly appraised by LL Bean as a fully functioning fly fisher-person, I have the certificate to prove it, could of course flail th … [Read more...]

Life is a Playground

 Not to get to deep, but have you ever considered how playground equipment crosses over to how life can be thought of? Don’t get too worried about having to use too many brain cells here. It’s just that I was driving by a school yard recently and the … [Read more...]

A Cold in Threes

 My theory of a cold is this; Three days coming, three days here and three days going. I’ve been living this theory for as long as I can remember. Well for as long as it has been since I made it up which is probably about 40 years. But it seems to be … [Read more...]

What’s in a Whistle?

  I wish I could whistle better. Not just a little whistle of a tune that only I can hear in my head. I can whistle don’t’ get me wrong. I whistle while I work, I whistle to some songs on the radio. But I wish I could whistle one of those ear split … [Read more...]

One Way Streets

   I have an aversion to one way streets. Is there a real reason for them? It just feels wrong on so many levels to drive clear on the left side of the street, in other words to the left of where the center white line usually is, let alone turn left f … [Read more...]