|Remember how straightforward the world used to be?|
|Situation: Jack goes quail hunting before school, pulls into school parking lot with shotgun in gun rack of his truck. |
1958 - Vice principal comes over, looks at Jack's shotgun, goes to his car and gets his shotgun to show to Jack.
2008 - School goes into lockdown, FBI called, Jack hauled off to jail and never sees his truck or gun again. Counselors called in for traumatized students and teachers.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
|It's the year 2029 and here are the latest headlines|
|Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions in the seventh largest country in the world, Mexifornia, formerly known as California. White minorities still trying to have English recognized as Mexifornia's third language. |
Spotted Owl plague threatens northwestern United States crops and livestock.
Baby conceived naturally. Scientists stumped.
Couple petitions court to reinstate heterosexual marriage.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
|A few aged, imperishable Christmas memories|
|AS YET ANOTHER Christmas approaches, good memories of past holiday seasons tumble over themselves within me. This is a time for introspection, a time when my mind's ever-ticking clock slows so that I can examine that which is most personal to me.|
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
|Drinking excuses: From 5 reasons to the buffalo theory|
|On my bar at home I keep on the wall this verse by Dr. Henry Aldrich that was written in the 17th century: If all be true that I do think/There are five reasons why we should drink/Good wine, a friend, or being dry/Or lest we should be bye and bye/Or any other reason why.|
Wednesday, November 22, 2006
|Hail and farewell to the Liner, longtime Rochester fixture|
|The south end Streamliner restaurant has been sold and closed, soon to be replaced by a package liquor store.|
Tuesday, October 24, 2006