Category: humor

The baby formula and feral pig edition of The Month in Review

When you looked back on some of the ridiculous behavior in the first quarter of the year, you would think it couldn’t get worse. Then came the month of May. Take a look. In celebrity violence, comedian Dave Chapelle was attacked while on stage during a performance. Chris Rock’s snarky response to this: “Was that... Read more »

Is there a black market for baby formula?

I take you back to the olden days. It was far from the good old days, though. Spring of 2020. It was the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. At that point, I’m not sure we even knew it was a pandemic yet. All I know is people were scared. When people get scared, they also... Read more »

Forty-nine down, one to go

“I’ve been toReno, Chicago, Fargo, Minnesota,Buffalo, Toronto, Winslow, Sarasota,Wichita, Tulsa, Ottawa, Oklahoma,Tampa, Panama, Mattawa, La Paloma,Bangor, Baltimore, Salvador, Amarillo, I’m a killer“ About ten years ago I decided that getting to all fifty states was going to be a bucket list item. It became serious about five years ago. I knew it was going to... Read more »

One month to go until getting The 70 Club membership card

One month to go. Thirty-one days from today. That’s when I join the club. The 70 Club. It’s not too difficult to become a member. You only have to stick around long enough. It’s not a great club. But, once you’re in it there’s only one way to lose your membership. I’m not ready for... Read more »

I blame Facebook for my obsession with the number 70

I’ve been known to obsess over many things. Health. Sports. Music. Writing. Reruns of The Office. Donald Trump. And those are just a few of my obsessions. But lately, I’ve been obsessing over a particular number. Actually, it’s been more than lately. This obsession began on June 12, 2021. That was the day after my... Read more »

The Ron DeSantis edition of The Month in Review

Yesterday was the final day of March. The month is known for that coming in like a lion, going out like a lamb nonsense. Talking about nonsense, there was plenty of it happening during March. Lowlights included Lauren Boebert yelling out “13” during President Biden’s State of the Union address, Major League Baseball commissioner Rob... Read more »

Do the Russians really believe there's a way to get their partner Trump back into office?

Do you remember when there were certain thoughts that you kept to yourself because you didn’t dare to say them out loud? It wasn’t that long ago. For example, since 2016, I always felt that the United States and the world would be better off if someone took out the character who was our last... Read more »

I finally had a senior coffee at McDonald's

This story occurred almost twenty-five years ago. My daughters were then eight and six years old. They were on spring break from elementary school. We decided to have breakfast at the local McDonald’s. The three of us are at the counter placing our order when we hear a car screeching to a halt in the... Read more »

After twenty years I've finally joined AARP

Two decades ago I was cruising down the highway towards fifty years old. As if hitting the half-century make wasn’t enough of a mid-fuck, I started receiving all kinds of things that were a reminder of the impending big 5-ZERO. The biggest reminder was an almost daily invitation to become an AARP member. Snail mail... Read more »

The road to seventy is full of potholes

You’re driving down a Chicago street in the winter. Your goal is to avoid the slick icy spots and keep from spinning out of control. If you manage that, there are still plenty of potholes that try to pull you down and bend your frame. Winter turns into summer. Those damaged roads of six months... Read more »
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    Every five years or so I decide to update this section. I can't believe I've been doing this for close to ten years. The last time I did this I was close to sixty years old. Now I'm just a few months away from the big 7-ZERO. Scary AF!!! I'm pretty sure I won't be doing an update when I hit 80, but you never know. But until then, lets just be grateful.

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