And Furthermore …

I'd like to draw your attention to the ongoing discussion in this post about the pestilent cavalcade of pumpkin pickers from NY who invade NJ this time of year. Really, Stankleberry – you must take this on. An educational and insightful remark by frequent commenter and personal enviro-advisor The Proprietor led me to make a…

An Open Letter to the Barilla Pasta People

Dear Barilla Pasta People, Please pass this message on to the elbow macaroni department. Who the hell asked you to put little grooves into the elbow macaroni? That would be fine if you were limiting yourself to the European pasta eating market – maybe they want to hold onto more sauce, but this is New…

Illustrated New Jersey

Bad. There's a high-risk crossroads near my house. No fatalities that I can recall, but frequent crashes. Years ago, a flashing light was installed, yellow flashes for the up/down hill direction and red flashes for flats. A few weeks ago, someone decided to change everything to a 4-way stop. And they knew it was going…

Gonna Make You Holler For Only One Dollar

Although I generally enjoy robust health, I am all sneezey right now, a condition that only developed in the last few hours. I only hope to heaven above that I have not developed an allergy to the dollar store, because that is where I spent a good deal of time today. It's Halloween decorating season…