It was a challenge, plain and simple. I was challenged, by someone who I trust, and someone who I barely knew, to get back in touch with auld lang syne schoolyard buddies. So, I did. Well, started to anyway. High school wasn’t exactly the best time of my life. In fact, if I had a… Read more Finding Auld Lang Syne Friends
NOTE: This was written just as Katrina, a category 1 hurricane, was passing over Fort Lauderdale. There’s another post, with pictures of the storm damage, coming up when I finally get it done. As hurricane Katrina slowly moves west from the Bahamas, lumbering at 7mph across the Florida Straights toward Fort Lauderdale, I can’t help… Read more Vegas Odds on My Getting Stuck in a Hurricane Just Got Interesting
Wow. It’s been like two weeks since I wrote anything. I guess when priorities are set in order blogging falls pretty low in the list, eh? I’ve started to work out this past week, after finally deciding to do something about my weight. I started seeing a private trainer, and, I gotta say, that has… Read more Bad Blogger. Bad, BAD Blogger
You have the right to stay silent. Should you wave that right, if you’re an idiot, everything you say can and will be used against you in accord of all… Idiocy. Unfortunately, it’s everywhere. You see it on television, you hear it on the radio, and you probably bump into more than a few living… Read more On Ignorance and Idiocy
Ok, which of the following statements is false? A) America sees scenes otherwise only known in African capitals. The forces of order are absent. Anarchy and chaos reign. Supermarkets are plundered, helicopters shot at. B) Moscow offers to send rescue teams and other aid to the US. C) Canada sends police to help protect US… Read more Stuff Like This Used to be Funny
Ok, I admit it: I’m a news junkie. (Given my journalism background, is that really any surprise?) I’ve been following the news updates from the Gulf coast pretty closely, especially those coming “out of” (for a lack of a better term) New Orleans. With everything that’s going on there, the news makes for some frighteningly… Read more Is New Orleans Worth Saving?
If, like me, you don’t have cable, FOX News has great online coverage of the events in New Orleans, Mississippi, and Alabama.