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Everybody Has Their Guy (or Man)
In the dictionary there are words for everything. Dave Barry Every person has their guy. The three of us loitered outside the concert hall killing time. Jane and Peg, music moms, stood with arms crossed and discussed car problems. Jane … Continue reading
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Humorist P.J. O’Rourke Pokes at Politicos
“The Democrats are the party of government activism, the party that says government can make you richer, smarter, taller, and get chickweed out of your lawn…Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work, and then get elected and prove … Continue reading
Post-Christmas Do-It-Yourself Project Stymies Consumer Laggard
(Central Valley Business Times, December 2015) Laggards, in marketing lingo, are consumers that ride the tail end of the Diffusion Curve. Whether it’s computers, TV sets or toasters, I am not an early adopter. I lag. Every Christmas season (which … Continue reading
December is the Season for Puck Drops
(Hockey Player Magazine, December 2015) December is the season for leaf fall, snow fall, and puck drops. My hockey buddies grin when frosty windshields mask the morning commute, especially the guys from Minnesota or Canada where vegetables come in casseroles … Continue reading
Too Bad Will Rogers Isn’t Around for the 2016 Election
“Politics is applesauce.” Will Rogers William Penn Adair “Will” Rogers (1879 -1935) was a Cherokee cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator, and stage and motion picture actor. He earned fame as an American media star during the 1920s and 1930s. Will Rogers tragically died … Continue reading
5 (or more?) Gift Ideas for Dad on Father’s Day
Hey kids, here’s a short and sweet Father’s Day list if you’re procrastinating. The listed order is unimportant, except for #3. Cam-buckles and tie straps. These range in length from 12 inches to 24 feet. They’re handy to secure loads … Continue reading
Hockey Tape and Old Trophies Bring Out Sentiments
(This article originally appeared in Hockey Player Magazine, May 2015) The line between frugality and nostalgia is not much wider than a skate blade. Consider hockey tape, the adhesive that binds equipment, body parts, and adult recreation teams. Players hoarding rolls … Continue reading
Spider Man Gets No Credit for Chivalry in the Kitchen
“I don’t like spiders and snakes, and that ain’t what it takes to love me, you fool, you fool.” Jim Stafford, Comedian, musician and singer-songwriter Maggie, my 9th grader, screamed louder than a jet engine. Hun, my wife, shrieked “Get … Continue reading
Hockey Dad’s Love-Handle Saves the Game
(Hockey Player Magazine, January 2015) We lumbered inside the locker-room and grimaced as hockey bags slid down our shoulders. I hadn’t seen my Blazer teammates for over a month. Inside the guys slouched like dough-boys, suffering from extended tryptophan hangovers. … Continue reading
Christmas Tree Hunt is Annual Tradition
Don’t call the Sierra Club. The wood we chop isn’t for building or heating. We are Christmas tree hunters—amateur lumberjacks that thin the forest one tree at a time. The permit costs $10 but getting lost is free.
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