Archive for the Misc Category


I lived in Shaquille’s Jock Strap and Survived to Tell

If weather were celebrity body parts, last week Auckland, New Zealand was Shaquille O’Neal’s armpit. That’s not true. I tweeted that to be funny. But it feels that way because I am now a weather wiener. Typical Aucklander. All whiny when the temperature is above 90 or below 40, or humidity tops, oh, I dunno, […]

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Christmas is in the air, dead squirrels in the drive-thru

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I’m Fabulously Rich! A Prominent Law Partner from Portugal Says So! Woot!

Everyone I know has already received millions from Publishers Clearing House or squillions from Nigerian bankers. I’ve seen their letters. But for me? Not a sausage. Until now! I just received an official letter – posted, not emailed, it’s so official – from Dan Ricardo, Ricardo & Associates, “Litigation & Corporate LLM”, who is an […]

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OK, I lied…

Well, not so much lied as was exasperated when I wrote Where is the funny? BUT I HAVE FOUND GOLD. If you have not gone to Hyperbole and a half, go there NOW! Start with World’s Best Relationship Tips. Or the dinosaur goose. Really, go there now. Then you can say you knew Allie when […]

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Where is the funny?

I have just spent an hour reading through “the best” humor blogs out there. I have not laughed once. I have felt old. I have sighed several times. While there are cool looking designs in the blogosphere, I have not laughed once. Arg! Bring out your dead (jokes) and let Monty Python take them away. […]

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A marathon waste of time

At a time when the average American weighs approximately the same as a small pony, how can the pox of jogging still infect America? In two weeks, 25,000 runners of all ages will run the Boston Marathon. They will cumulatively have the same body fat as one chicken enchilada with sour cream. To enter Boston, […]

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