Facts Optional

No Rhyme or Reason (well, it rhymes a little bit)

Comey was fired; it came as a shock. Right in the midst of an FBI probe. Now the department will be run ad hoc Until Donald J, wandering in his bathrobe, Decides who its next fearless leader should be.  ... Continue Reading →

Scalene the Heights, or Discussing Concurrent Events

I recently flew to Raleigh, NC to visit with my life-long best friend, Bert. We've known each other since our junior high days, and even though it's been decades since we've lived anywhere near each other, we still manage to... Continue Reading →

What’s next for poor Bill O’Reilly? Here are some suggestions.

By now you've heard that Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News. Allegations of sexual harassment, which O'Reilly denies but, in response to, it's reported he agreed to payments totaling $13 million to settle, and compounded by a reduction in... Continue Reading →

Here’s everything I know about wine in five minutes or (much) less

I recently retired, and am making good use of the free time I've gained by ignoring the long list of home improvement projects I promised to undertake and instead deciding to become a wine expert. Or, to use the correct... Continue Reading →

Twenty-two signs I am not aging as gracefully as I’d like

1. More and more frequently, when I come out from the grocery store I can't remember where I parked the car.2. When I use the trimmer to clean out my ear and nose hair, the battery dies before I can... Continue Reading →

I’m A Groan-up

I heated up some alphabet soup for lunch today but quickly lost my appetite -- it had a vowel smell. Did you know there's a medical term for someone who calls in sick to work and instead goes shopping? It's... Continue Reading →

The ‘complicated’ subject of healthcare, explained in nursery rhymes

Jack and Jill went up the hillTo fetch a pail of water.Jack fell down and broke his crownAnd sold his iPhone to pay for the emergency room visit.Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.All of his... Continue Reading →

Clutter Nonsense

I straightened up in the bathroom the other day and placed a clean throw rug in front of the sink. When Carol came home that evening, she saw the rug and told me: "I don't want that on the floor."... Continue Reading →

Looking for quick, easy, nutritious dinners? Keep looking.

Like many of you, I am often drained after getting home at the end of a busy day, exhausted from fulfilling my role as the least-productive member of my team at work, and find myself facing the challenge of preparing... Continue Reading →

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