Monthly Archives: July 2012

Writer Guest on “Morning Joe”

Some writers (usually the novelist variety) swear they cannot create except with a particular, eccentric tool–sometimes it’s a pencil and paper; more often it’s an old Olivetti or Underwood. This is the first book I’ve heard of that was composed … Continue reading

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Oops! Spelling Counts. And Geography.

Sooo…. W. Bush was just a l-e-e-e-t-le bit off when he attacked Iraq instead of Iran. But like the drunk looking for his keys under the streetlight, after all, the light was so much better over there. Ah,well, good: Now … Continue reading

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Senior Texting Codes !

“Someday”??!!! I need ’em now!!!! [via Pope Jones] == PT Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message:   You may need these someday, PT.     Teens have their texting codes (LOL, OMG, TTYL, etc.). Not to be outdone by … Continue reading

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Sea planes

Nicely done. == PT Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: Great video and some aviation history also. Jfd Seaplanes of Lake Union Seaplanes

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Crashed Old Cars IN BOSTON

This is a reprise. Reminds me of a motorcycle ride some friends took about 20 years ago. We stopped at a tavern in Hancock, NY. My friend Wheelie remarked to the barkeepers that when he’d ridden through there a few … Continue reading

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Still A Step Ahead Of Me

I installed one’a those door screen curtains “as seen on TV” for $14.95. Not only was the genius alley cat the first critter to test it out, she stopped (“stooped”?) to study the first round of reinforcements. As usual. Here … Continue reading

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Obsolescence

The genius alley cat has finally learned how to open the door for herself. As soon as she masters the can opener, I am as good as dead meat. Wait a minute…. She can just chew through the paper bag … Continue reading

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