Archive for January 2015
Why do I write? It’s a fair kind of question. So that food for thought might Get the proper digestion.
I’m no fan of red-light cameras. Not because they’d catch me in a violation. No, it has more to do with disliking being spied on . You know, the big-brother syndrome. So I live with them. Begrudgingly. Which brings me to a notorious scofflaw in this context. Mayor Emanuel. It seems his official vehicle... Read more »
“And so, yeah, there have been a couple of stumbles, all in our effort to show the American people that we’re here to listen to their priorities.” [John Boehner] “Earlier this month Boehner faced a rebellion within his House Republican caucus when several members tried to oust him after he got GOP members to support... Read more »
There is an old man on Nantucket Who watched the snow fall by the bucket He lives on the coast ‘Cause he loves the sea most But all he wants now is to duck it
I caught the latest episode of Downton Abbey Sunday after missing it a week ago. As its fans all know, Lady Mary Crawley (Michelle Dockery) is having doubts about one suitor, Terence Sampson (Patrick Kennedy), while another, Charles Blake (Julian Ovenden), makes his pitch It’s only one strand in a tapestry of subplots in... Read more »
Mornings, my wife likes to watch the Today Show. Some habits are hard to break. I’m not a big fan. I can take it or leave it. Like everything else in the world, I admit The Today Show has its assets and liabilities. It’s just that, in my opinion, its liabilities crowd out its assets.... Read more »
To me, you were, like beer and franks, The game of baseball, Mr. Banks. Your epitaph? I’d fill the blanks With “Let’s play two!” and love and thanks.
“How do you relieve stress? Everyone has their own preference when it comes to how they relieve stress. In Poland…they’re using bubble wrap. The Vocational College in southern Poland offered its students bubble wrap as a stress reliever during exams. According to the “pop poll stress survey”, one minute of popping the bubbles provides... Read more »
In the 1600s King Louis XIII had a toilet bowl built directly into his throne, says Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, and coauthor of IBS Cookbook for Dummies (Wiley, 2009). He wasn’t the Sun King, This Louis of France, But an earlier one king Who didn’t wear pants. When ensconced on his throne He was... Read more »
Ilinois Republican Congressman Aaron Schock appeared last night on MSNBC after the State of the Union address. In case you forgot or didn’t know, MSNBC is the Progressive antidote to Fox News. Republican elected officials are generally phobic about MSNBC, and approach it with trepidation, if at all. So I give Mr. Schock credit... Read more »