Post 271: It’s a Gas

We have slipped from Summer to Autumn, wending our way to that special holiday where we all get to dress up as someone or something we want to be. That’s right Thanksgiving is right around the calendar, and we get to pretend we like our family, we don’t want another slice of pie, and that booze is not an important part of a balanced meal. Continue reading

Post 264: Can’t See the Boat for the Trees

Too bad Sparky didn’t post this ad on Arbor Day. There would have been hundreds of people willing to take the boat, the trailer, and the trees. I wish Sparky didn’t have to be so demanding about these things. You must do this, you must do that. Who does he think he is, God? Continue reading

Post 261: Holiday Fashion

Happy Labor Day, folks! After today, everyone except Californians will be wearing black and navy shoes and packing away the white shoes and sandals. Fashion is a tough taskmaster, especially as we head into the Holiday Season. Columbus Day. Lief Erickson Day. Halloween. Veterans Day. Thanksgiving. Black Friday. Faux Fur Friday. Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day. Festivus. Chanukah. Christmas. Boxing Day. New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Continue reading