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July 27th, 2018 | Main

Human Frogger.

I got flipped off the other day. That's not a totally rare event but this last one was Walmart's fault. When I was a kid there was an arcade game called "Frogger." The goal was getting a frog across a busy street without getting squashed. Flash ...

July 20th, 2018 | Main

Say What?

I’ve seen a lot of commentary recently on the lack of civility in politics.  In reality, politicians have been uncivil for centuries (just ask Julius Caesar), but we’ve lost the art of the clever insult. It’s easy to call someone names ...

July 13th, 2018 | Main

Good News Edition!

The news can be pretty depressing so positive stories always grab my attention. This week was particularly good. World Cup: it’s been great waking up to soccer every morning. Looks like Russia has done a great job and apparently didn’t meddle ...

July 5th, 2018 | Main

How I Survived the Battle of Rosedale!

I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but the traditional 4th of July neighborhood BBQ has turned into a reenactment of the Revolutionary War.  For three hours last night I was bunkered in my bedroom with my cat and four dogs toughing out the ...