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February 1st, 2019 | Main

Mystery Solved!

Everyone knows the old cliché about socks disappearing in the wash.  I think I’ve solved it. I was scraping the bottom of the sock drawer this week and checked the free-range sock basket in our laundry room trying to make a pair. There were 23 ...

January 25th, 2019 | Main

2018 Darwin Awards (Part 1)

It’s that time of year again, when people from around the globe are awarded (posthumously) the dreaded Darwin awards for demonstrating that natural selection is alive and well in the human world. Here are some examples: (November 14, 2018, ...

January 18th, 2019 | Main

Crazy Cases

Every year there are a couple of crazy cases that highlight why people don’t like lawyers. Here are a couple of my favorites: Donald Nixon — who is legally blind — filed a lawsuit against  Playboy claiming that it was in ...

January 11th, 2019 | Main

Off the Wall Musings

There’s been so much press about the “the Wall” but the commentary has been somewhat limited. A lot of things I’m interested in haven’t even been addressed. For example: Will the Wall be visible from space?  What about the ...

January 4th, 2019 | Main

Good News/Bad News

The good news is that I’ve already reached my New Year’s resolution of losing 10 pounds. The bad news is that I spent the first week of the new year in bed with a wicked flu.  Between whimpering like a baby and cursing the limitations of modern ...