Humor

Top Ten Things to Toss in 2017

1. Balls 2. Wads of paper 3. Bean bags 4. Salad 5. Pizza dough 6. Cookies 7. Coins 8. Cabrera 9. Dice 10. Your silken locks

Wait. WHAT kind of dog?

I found a site called what-dog.nethttp://what-dog.net that is supposed to tell you what kind of dog you (or your dog) are. I thought, hmmm that sounds fun, let’s give it a go, so i popped in a picture. Huh. Irish water spaniel. Cute. Ill take it. Let’s try my dog, Spenser. He’s a long-haired miniature […]

B is for Barking

B is for Barking

Which this little guy…. ..does plenty of. I have employed various strategies to reduce his barking, such as yelling, “Stop barking!” or “Hey, stop barking!” or “Enough barking!” Surprisingly, none of these strategies has worked. Once, in frustration, I smacked him on the nose. He smacked me back (Not kidding). He climbed up on me […]

A is for Awkward Photojournalism – The Return

A is for Awkward Photojournalism – The Return

This was a long-standing feature of my blog. Just sharing pictures of oddities I came across in my travels. . This disappeared when I discovered Instagram. You are welcome to follow me there, but I have to warn you that it’s very wiener dog heavy. This is apparently a problem at Wegmans. They have live music […]

It’s April. Time for Writeapalooza

There are a couple of writing challenges that begin in April. One of them is Camp NaNoWriMo. This is part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) , also known as “let’s try to write an entire novel during the business month of the year for everyone who is not an accountant.” Think about it. People are […]

March Madness #wagginnotbraggin

March Madness #wagginnotbraggin

Spenser the Dog and March Madness My dog Spenser decided that he wanted to fill in a bracket for this year’s NCAA basketball tourney. But with a limited vocabulary and no opposable thumbs, he could neither fill out the bracket himself, nor read me off his choices. It was time to come up with an […]

When Women Go Off-Duty.

I was reading an interview of David Sedaris in the October 2013 (I know) edition of Writer’s Digest and he mentioned a conversation he had with a woman at one of his book signings: “I heard on the radio that you were going to be here. Normally I take my bra off and it’s off […]