What I Wrote Someplace Else Today

“Sometimes I wish that I could go all West Coast and healthy-like, but I realize that the cultural food switch would do me in. We have a genuine California Girl visiting for the holidays and although we are feting her with exactly the true Jersey meal experiences she asked for ( pork roll, hot dogs,…

Never Let A Crisis Go To Waste

Finally, the Rahm Emanuel light bulb went off inside the head of a non-intellectual like me. I now agree 100% with the sentiment in the title of this post. I think  we should take full advantage of  the reevaluation of security measures to get rid of some of the more irksome factors associated with modern-day…

It’s Curtains For Me

Maybe I’ve been living with bare windows for too long to readjust to a civilized life that includes curtains. I’ve had these curtains ready for years. That is not an exaggeration. Years. And now that we’re finally at the point where I can hang them, I don’t care for them all that much. Oh, it’s…

60 Days Late; $2.6 Billion Short

Two full months after the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine hit the American streets, after 95 million doses have been distributed for the common man, big brave Barry O offered himself  up yesterday as a role model for the vaccination. Would it be cynical to suggest that we’ll soon be seeing this image on a government-issued…

Schnow

This is the second winter that Stedman is here with us. Last year, he kept quiet while Sami dragged  the snow blower to the backyard in order to make a network of  pathways so he could run around. This year, he revealed his ability to plow for himself. At the moment, we’re trying to teach…