Everyday Epiphany, humor, Politics

Celebrating The Fourth Of July . . . No, I Mean The Seventh Of July . . . Or Is It Independence Day?

It all started with when to light the grill- Wednesday or Saturday? The Fourth of July falls on July 4th, which is a Wednesday. My expectations of grilling favorite unhealthy fare followed by a local fireworks display dashed upon reading the city’s upcoming events. Our fireworks display explodes on Saturday, July 7th. This isn’t the… Continue reading Celebrating The Fourth Of July . . . No, I Mean The Seventh Of July . . . Or Is It Independence Day?

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Travel

Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value

After reviewing my Machu Picchu and Galapagos Island South American vacation posts on Facebook I realized that I left out a few details. Facebook Friends (and whomever or whatever gathers my data in sketchy manners) would surmise that hiking to the Sun Gate, snorkeling with sea turtles, cruising the islands, and sampling exotic cuisine comprised… Continue reading Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, Gardening, humor, Nonsense Chronicles

The Nonsense Chronicles: One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Lore

Lore, the ancient method of preserving knowledge through oral transfer from generation to generation, has its critics – and I’m one of them. Recently, an alert reader dispelled the popular belief of slothful spuds. Through careful observational research of local tubers, I’ve gathered empirical evidence to support the hypothesis “All taters are not lazy” put… Continue reading The Nonsense Chronicles: One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Lore

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Technology

Searching For The Big And Little Answers

Many spend a lifetime searching for the answers to the big questions in life. Where do I find love? How do I know the truth? What is the meaning of life? I have the big questions nailed.  It’s the small ones that keep popping up. Big Questions In Life: Here are my answers to the… Continue reading Searching For The Big And Little Answers

Everyday Epiphany, humor

Dimples: Advertising’s Secret Weapon

I’m fighting an unreasonable urge to purchase a used car with my Capital One Venture Card. Unreasonable because I have a perfectly fine used car (since it’s a 2003 model it’s probably more used than most) and I’ve funneled the majority of my credit card purchases to my Ally one because their rewards program is… Continue reading Dimples: Advertising’s Secret Weapon