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Spenser The Dog Looks At Me When I Leave For Work In The Morning

Like a small child who knows he will be left alone all day with nothing but some chew toys and a bowl of kibble. Not that I ever did that with a small child. And the statute of limitations is long past anyway.

Wouldn’t You Like to Be a Checker, Too?

I’m a checker. There. I’ve said it. When I get on a plane, I check all the exits, count the seats to each and  make sure I know how to operate my mask and floatation devices. (You’re welcome, Flight Attendants. It’s me, the one who was paying attention.) When I go to the movies, a […]

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons

The League of Extraordinary Gentlepersons.

I Love My Twenty Dollar Target Man Bag

I stumbled across this at Target a few months back and I’ve been carrying it ever since. I devote entirely too much time to finding the perfect bag. I don’t buy expensive bags or designer labels. I don’t think I’ve broken the fifty dollar mark, but I’m always on the hunt. The perfect bag for […]

I Woke Up at North Dakota This Morning

I Woke Up at North Dakota This Morning.

Giving the People What They Want: Hemingway, Fitzgerald

I’m not sure when my blog became the go-to for 1920s era American expatriate writers, but it’s kind of funny. I love to look in from time to time on what brings people to my blog. What searches lead people to your blog?

High-Sticking in the Highlands

High-Sticking in the Highlands.

What if Spenser the Dog was on Pretty Little Liars?

I just noticed that the show Pretty Little Liars has a character named Spencer Hastings and I was wondering how my dog Spenser would fare in the role: I don’t know, Spenser. Fluffy toy maybe? Aw, Spenser! You have it pretty cushy here, don’t you? Her name is Lexi, and she is a guest. Spare […]

How I Spent My Winter Saturday: A Pictorial Blog

I’m just going to send you to Pensive Pelican today.

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Victoria Jackson: Who Saw THAT Coming?

Back in the old days when SNL was still called Ye Olde Saturday Night Live,there was a cast member named Victoria Jackson. She was very silly and very funny and she did things like this: Or this: Victoria Jackson on SNL But now, while she is still silly, she is no longer funny. Well maybe […]