Yes, We’re Desperate. We’re ALL Desperate.

OK. OK. Just give me a minute to process this… From our department of Jaysus Gawd: “An elderly Long Island husband and wife were busted yesterday for tampering with boxes of Jell-O pudding — replacing the contents with sand and salt and then returning them to stores for the $1.40-a-pop refund, officials said.” And so…

Greetings From Asbury Park

The live band was fabulous and they played all the top hits that you would expect to hear at a high school prom in the late 50s-early 60s. I was willing to take the hit to my knee if only I could dance one modest and physically non-demanding dance. And so I did. The tune…

The Dish

Here is the scenario: I’m home alone It’s too cold to do yard work Nothing much to watch on TV/DVD/DVR The computer senses that I am about to sit down in front of it and automatically brings up the eBay sign-in page. Here is the obsession: This is a dinner plate that is making me…

To Each According To Her Need

Ok, now that we have theĀ  health care thing out of the way, I say it’s time we started focusing on subsidizing brassieres. You might not have thought about it much, but there’s a great inequality in this country when it comes to bra sizes. And like other segments of women’s garments, larger sizes cost…

Amidst the Blooms

Three things happened today that made me think that it was warm enough to sit on the deck after work tonight: The last person I saw before I left work came back into the building after a smoke break and said “You know, I think it’s nicer out there now that it’s been all day…

My Own Personal Party of No

In general, I avoid negative people. Today I am one. This is a list of things I am not on board with: serving soup in a glass little smooth rocks that cover the dirt aroundĀ  the bases of trees calling vodka in a cocktail glass “a martini” That’s about it for now.