Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cool rain

Is there anything more boring than talking about the weather? I don’t mean the extreme and tragic events that rightfully dominate our conversations; I’m referring to the ordinary, everyday commentary that ultimately leads to chestnuts like “hot enough for you?”  Yet, here I am getting ready to spend an entire post on rain.  But that’s… Read more »

Written on the sands

Nearly a year later, I’ve returned to my local beach with my comfortable chair and beach blanket to begin work on Book 2 of the Jeremy Shuttle Adventures, “What Next”. As before, I start with a jumbled mass of ideas I’ve been jotting down on a nearly finished yellow pad over that same time span. … Read more »

Yawning? No, no, it’s a…um…stretching exercise

Boy, I had a great idea yesterday for today’s blog and didn’t write it down because I knew I wouldn’t have any problem remembering it this morning; it was that good an idea.  Sh’yeah, right. By the way, those people who like to say “well, it couldn’t have been that important if you can’t remember”… Read more »

Spanking whitey

Golf, or as my friend sometimes calls it, “spanking whitey” (hey I don’t make ‘em up, I just report ‘em), is the ultimate mind-games sport.  It’s terrible and terrific.  Exciting and exasperating.  Frustrating and fun.  And all of that can come on a single hole. Whoever created the concept of hitting a tiny round object… Read more »

world backwards a in live We

Do as I say, not as I do. Shoot first, ask questions later. Hurry up, the light turned yellow! Have you noticed how backward our world is?  Today, I thought we’d gab about one of the things that strikes me as one of the most backwards of all:  insurance. Insurance, in a nutshell, is us… Read more »