This morning at 7:57 Eastern Standard Time, the temperature here recorded 0°. Again for the international, hopelessly metric-centric, or way too scientific reader, that’s Fahrenheit degrees. Celsius or Kelvin users feel free to calculate out your equivalents but believe me when I say it’s not going to add to your reading pleasure. (Does anybody actually […]

Earlier today I was driving to a morning appointment, stopped at a traffic light, looked over to the car next to me, and noticed the driver was wearing a hat. That was not unusual. It was early, the sun was not yet up, and the temperature was well below freezing. Very well below freezing. A […]

Hey, if people can have Christmas in July, I can celebrate the Fourth of July in January. Particularly since it belongs here. Now. January 14, 1784, the United States of America was established as a sovereign power. It was then the Continental Congress ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the war with Great Britain. Officially […]

Sometime around the middle of November the battery in my car key fob died. No biggie was my first thought. Even though I had spent years pushing a button to unlock my car I started out in the day when unlocking a vehicle meant inserting a carved metal stick into a key hole. In fact, […]

Just another couple days and children will be checking to see if they get sweets or coal in their stockings hung by the chimney with care. Wait. What? Did I miss the last couple weeks? Nope, I’m right on time to prepare for La Befana’s annual visit as she searches for the Christ Child. The […]

This is it. The last day of 2018 is here and everybody who is anybody has published his or her year in review. So who am I to buck tradition? Last year was, ummm, different. That’s my review in 4 words. Ummm, 5 words? Here’s how I justify that statement. Sort of. Health: Nope, has […]

As we near the end of 2018, it’s time for a suggestion, not quite a resolution, more of a public service announcement-esque post, and one not even having to do with kidneys, but still about donors. Sort of. I can’t speak for your areas but around here people needing organs have been taking their requests […]