Was he not paying attention?

Let’s get the housekeeping out of the way, so we can begin an impartial discussion.

I don’t care for Donald Trump. I don’t care for his behavior in public. I don’t care for his rudeness towards anyone who doesn’t praise … Read the rest

The nose knows

Conflate –  to combine (things, such as two readings of a text) into a composite whole.

As in, I’m about to conflate several post references to a conclusion and an inanity.

To start off, several posts ago I mentioned my … Read the rest

Quality control

Size does matter.

I’m an Amazon convert. Although I have been doing mail order and online ordering for years without reservation, I tended to be dubious about Amazon, keeping more to the eBay’s of the world.

This may have had … Read the rest

It’s coming from…inside the house!

A typical call between my Dad and I often starts off like this:

“Good Afternoon! Getting much rain today?”

“Hi Dad! Tons! How about you?”

“Not a drop.”

Florida’s nickname is the Sunshine State, but don’t let that fool you, … Read the rest

Ho hum

Must see TV! Miss it not! Call in sick! Send the kids to school (even if there it’s ut for the summer)! Lock the doors! Turn off the ringers! The biggest testimony in, well, whenever is going to happen this … Read the rest

Say what?

I’ve often written about my affection for an extended vocabulary. It’s long been a benefit to me in my reading, my writing and my crossword puzzle solving.

I’ve also mentioned how possessing (and employing) muscular diction has its drawbacks. I’ve … Read the rest

Game of phones

There’s a madman on the throne!

I heard a word used the other day, in one of the endless stream of talking heads discussing Donald Trump. The word was swiftly passed by and not given a second thought, but I … Read the rest

10 days

Some people label it as stubbornness. I call it experience.

It’s no secret my distaste for medicine and medical treatments. I’ve had little success with over-the-counter medicines and worse reactions to prescribed “cures”.

Over the course of my life, I’ve … Read the rest

The internet says the darndest things

I wanted to research an abstruse question this morning and therefore typed it into my browser, up came 233,000 results. For an abstruse question.

Asking a generally obvious question, such as, “Why is summer warmer than winter?”, generated 2,060,000 results.… Read the rest

Thinking bad thoughts

Nah. Just not interested.

I’m on day 6 of “backgate”. the mysterious malady that’s disabled my lower back since right before my birthday BBQ and these several days after.

During that time, I received numerous suggestions of what to do. … Read the rest