Orange County, Sunday Morning

One thing they don't tell you about southern California is how churched up it is.  Maybe it just seems like that – is it possible that local zoning just makes it appear that there's a church of some kind every 500  feet? And they've got the big ones here, too – the Crystal Cathedral, that…

Poppy Time

Greetings from Laguna Beach.   Here's a cellphone shot of the poppy planting at the gate of the apartment complex where I'm staying. One does love the plantings they have going on in this part of the country. I'm not so crazy about the palm tree proliferation but I do like the things that resemble…

Chances: Slim to None

 While the firms dry clean the garments before they are hired out again, some kilts are so dirty they are unhygienic for staff to handle … Because of this and the potential hygiene problems, we are politely asking people to wear underwear. Good luck with that, Scottish kilt-renters. Two things about men who go without…

Next, France Gets Back the Statue of Whatever

 " The return of the bust of Churchill flustered the British government because they didn't ask for it to be returned. Our best ally was nonplussed and even quickly told Obama he could keep it in the Oval Office where Bush had displayed the piece of art. Obama told them no thanks …" h/t Newbusters