Category Archives: Random

Ophiuchus. Seriously?

What’s Your Sign? (Better Look Again) So, you get up in the morning, settle at the breakfast table with your coffee and newspaper (ok, or phone or whatever) and turn to your horoscope. As you do every day, you run

Ophiuchus. Seriously?

What’s Your Sign? (Better Look Again) So, you get up in the morning, settle at the breakfast table with your coffee and newspaper (ok, or phone or whatever) and turn to your horoscope. As you do every day, you run

Weird Meat

(Things I find funny that almost nobody else does)   Meat Clown (Is this what they mean by meat cute? ) I’d never seen anything like this before, but a friend who was born and raised in Germany said that

Weird Meat

(Things I find funny that almost nobody else does)   Meat Clown (Is this what they mean by meat cute? ) I’d never seen anything like this before, but a friend who was born and raised in Germany said that

Dirt

The Ecology of Dirt I haveĀ been musing, of late, about ecology and the ways in which ordinary (lazy) people like myself can make a positive contribution to our environment. In running over the possibilities, I have returned, again and again,

Dirt

The Ecology of Dirt I haveĀ been musing, of late, about ecology and the ways in which ordinary (lazy) people like myself can make a positive contribution to our environment. In running over the possibilities, I have returned, again and again,

Breastfeeding Baby Dolls

We already have dolls that pee, poop, cry, and eat from a spoon but apparently, that’s not enough reality for our children. Newly available in the U.S. is the breastfeeding baby doll. Activated by a special halter top with strategically

Breastfeeding Baby Dolls

We already have dolls that pee, poop, cry, and eat from a spoon but apparently, that’s not enough reality for our children. Newly available in the U.S. is the breastfeeding baby doll. Activated by a special halter top with strategically

Osama Bin Laden Is Dead. Why Am I Upset?

On Sunday, when I heard the news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed — and that our country had accomplished this long-sought goal, I was glad. The death of one who was responsible for instilling such fear, perpetrating such

Osama Bin Laden Is Dead. Why Am I Upset?

On Sunday, when I heard the news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed — and that our country had accomplished this long-sought goal, I was glad. The death of one who was responsible for instilling such fear, perpetrating such

Wurst Case Scenario

While in the middle of researching a short piece about bacon, I also came across some related sausage links (sorry, unavoidable), and this picture of a briefcase outfitted to transport sausage. I present it here without further comment. Except… how

Wurst Case Scenario

While in the middle of researching a short piece about bacon, I also came across some related sausage links (sorry, unavoidable), and this picture of a briefcase outfitted to transport sausage. I present it here without further comment. Except… how

Forked: The Sequel

Well, the mystery of the forked yard is now solved. The culprit was a good friend of my daughter, who thought it would be funny. It was funny — although perhaps not unalleviatedly so for my daughter, since she was

Forked: The Sequel

Well, the mystery of the forked yard is now solved. The culprit was a good friend of my daughter, who thought it would be funny. It was funny — although perhaps not unalleviatedly so for my daughter, since she was