humor, Politics

Weighty Questions About Last Week’s News: Shark’s sense of humor? Less Beer, More Lobster? Trump Balloon?

Do sharks have a sense of humor? If I toss fewer six packs of brew in my shopping cart, will I be able to afford the lobster? Where do I purchase one of those Trump balloons? These questions arose as I viewed last week’s news. I read USA Today online because it’s free and it cooperates… Continue reading Weighty Questions About Last Week’s News: Shark’s sense of humor? Less Beer, More Lobster? Trump Balloon?

Gardening, humor, Outdoors

Shrimp Scampi and Mosquitoes

  Our current method of mosquito control, whacking them dead, had failed miserably. Had we been armed with octopus arms clutching sixteen swatters we may have had a chance of grilling our meal without becoming a meal. More welts were raised than chicken barbecued. Standing within a ring of citronella candles and slicked with Cutters abated… Continue reading Shrimp Scampi and Mosquitoes

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?

humor, Outdoors, Travel

Chuckle Photography: Sign Pondering

Signs direct. Signs alert. Signs inform. I appreciate the worthy sign goals of directing, alerting, and informing. However, I especially enjoy the unintentional humor that sometimes occurs when pondering. Here’s my take or my mistake on signs: While waiting outside the storage area of the Cusco, Peru hotel where I stayed, I wondered how this… Continue reading Chuckle Photography: Sign Pondering

humor, Travel

Chuckle Photography

For one week short of a month I toured Peru and Ecuador (more specifically Lima, Cusco, Agua Calientes, Machu Picchu, Quito, and the Galapagos Islands). I have the credit card debt and a few terabytes of digital photos to prove it. I’m working on taming both. During the three-week sojourn I photographed significant monuments, impressive… Continue reading Chuckle Photography