No, I’m not speaking to my kids, actually. I’m speaking to both sides of the “culture wars” being fought in the U.S. right now. You know who you are. The Religious Right is boycotting places like Home Depot for being friendly to gays or something like that. Tell me, American Family Association, who you are
You know how after you put some anti-frizzies gel on your hair, you set down the bottle and leave the little pop-up lid open by accident, and then by further accident someone comes along and knocks it over and no one notices it for hours and it leaks all over the three necklaces and two
To the lady … er, woman sitting directly in my unobstructed line of vision at the restaurant this evening: I really didn’t want to spend the entirety of my family dinner wondering if your next deep breath was going to reveal the extent of your artificial endowments.
Specifically, woodpeckers that decide to nest at the top of a metal chimney. Woodpeckers who, whilst nesting at the top of said metal chimney, enjoy employing their beaks on said metal chimney at 5:00 a.m. (You may enjoy knowing that the acoustic properties of a metal chimney into a room with a little furniture and
How is it that, presented with a three-foot-square pile of their junk to put away, every single time they will locate the one object they don’t know where to put, and walk around mournfully with it in their hands, as if nothing can progress until this single object has found its home, and it is
You know. The ones that flush too soon and turn your toilet time into a bidet surprise.
As cell phone texts, Facebook posts, and chat rooms continue to increase in number, so do the little typographical mannerisms frequently used to convey emotion and feeling. We’re all familiar with acronyms such as LOL (laugh out loud) and BRB (be right back), emoticons such as : – ) (smiley face) and ; – )
So, Columbus Day was a few weeks ago, and all the brouhaha was about whether we should celebrate the invasion of the New World by the Old, or whether we can even say Columbus really discovered anything! After all, the Vikings, the Chinese, and even the Phoenicians have a good claim on the “discovery” of