Tag Archives: Humor

Ten Things I Learned in 2016

2016 was a . . . well, it was definitely a year. I learned a lot this year, though! Yes, 2016 provided some terrific opportunities for learning—sometimes via the proverbial “hard way.” Here, in no particular order, are some of … Continue reading

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Untitled Online Dating Podcast

Online dating is the worst, right? Well, maybe not the worst, but it’s not all rainbows and lollipops, either. Except maybe grindr.  Or so I’ve heard. Anyway, this week, I present a podcast that’s an adapted and updated version of an … Continue reading

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Tom Garrett for Supreme Court Justice

In the wake of the death of the most brilliant legal mind of my lifetime, we’ve already drowned in stories ranging from simple political posturing to outright grave-dancing. President Obama should select a nominee for the Supreme Court.  Failing to … Continue reading

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Untitled Online Dating Article

I say every year around birthday time that I permit myself one post that actually relates to some aspect of my life.  This is a break from my usual, ironclad rule.  I think it’s incontrovertible fact that everyday people blogging … Continue reading

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Untimely Police Procedure Review: Running Scared

One of the more powerful and sadly ubiquitous stories of the past year has been the strained relationship between local law enforcement and the public, particularly in certain poor, heavily minority communities. Whether due to misguided militarization of police forces, … Continue reading

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Apocalicious

The unmistakable and steady, if slow, decay of our society takes many forms. The markers are varied and numerous, sometimes with an innocent or frivolous countenance that hides the profoundly troubling nature of such signs. I’m not clairvoyant.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Where Does It End?

This is an unsettling development . . . – This is a sobering moment in the storied history of cheese-related conflict. In fact, I don’t think I’ve seen escalation this frightening since the Razor Wars of a decade ago. May … Continue reading

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On the Integrity of Cereal Naming Conventions

We do some pretty wacky things to try to shovel as much sugar into our collective diet as possible. Take, for example, this new cereal.  Here’s a picture of the box, sent to me by a good friend who knew … Continue reading

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Thanks Again, Lawyers

I had occasion to rise at the crack of nine a few Sundays back, thanks to the unusual start time of the London-based NFL game between the Falcons and Lions.  The early wake-up was significant because it meant I would … Continue reading

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The Decline of the United States of America in One Chart

The New York Times Chronicle sub-site is a wonderful utility that graphs the frequency of words and phrases over the publication’s history.  Users can plug in whatever search terms they wish, and the engine instantly and amazingly checks over a century’s worth … Continue reading

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