Category Archives: Lifestyle

Where Is This ‘Shower’ of Meteors?

Last night I tried to watch the Lyrid Meteor shower. I never have much luck with these. It’s hard enough to get up before dawn then I look up and rarely see any meteors. After ten minutes I’m back in … Continue reading

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“and on the 15th day of April, he collected taxes”

Today is one of the worst days of the year…tax day! All that hard earned money gets paid into the government and the great redistribution begins again. Here are some of my favorite tax quotes (and, of course, a limerick). … Continue reading

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North Carolina vs. The Nipple

North Carolina politicians are in the news again. Of course, it’s not for anything that resembles good government or even intelligence. This time they have a bug up their ass for the nipple. They want to make it a felony … Continue reading

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Hostess Twinkie Has Died Of Natural Causes

Hostess is declaring bankruptcy…again. Let’s all give a collective yawn and a hearty so what. And what about the rush on the Hostess stores? Are there not enough other snacks to take their place? Are Twinkies just that good? I … Continue reading

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Hooters Good But Boobies Bad

Why does it seem that school boards attract more than their share of conservative dunderheads? Maybe because it’s all about the children (sic). An eastern Pennsylvania school board suspended two students for wearing bracelets supporting breast cancer that read “I … Continue reading

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Does North Carolina Have Penis Envy?

North Carolina is the latest state to take on gay marriage. I still cannot understand why this is such a big issue. There is something about sex that drives people nuts.   Some seem to think all of our problems can … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Kicks Conservative Butts

An appeals court strikes down the California ban on gay marriages…as it should. I still can’t fathom why this is such a big issue. Who cares if gay people want to be married? It harms nobody and is not likely … Continue reading

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Florida Man is Daddy Dearest

This is a great story about a man who adopted his girlfriend to help protect his assets from a lawsuit. It’s an unusual move that has thrown a wrench into the proceedings. I’m still not sure about all the legal … Continue reading

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Airport Security Has An Occasional Perk

These young ladies are having fun! Scampering around France in nothing but their pretty little underwear. I particularly like this one in the airport. I’ve always wanted to see attractive women strip down to almost nothing before going through the … Continue reading

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

What some guys will do for love is astounding…and sometimes painful. A young Iranian man decided to send his lover a message she could read over and over again. He would even deliver it right to her (ahem) doorstep. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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MythBusters Bust Up a House

MythBusters was in town recently and caused quite a commotion. Seems a shot from a Civil War era cannon skipped thru the protective barricades and barreled through a neighborhood. It hit a driveway, crashed through the front door, exited the … Continue reading

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Black Friday Keeps Getting Darker

Another Black Friday has come and gone with only a couple of murders and some pepper spray. All in the name of a few bucks off an Xbox, Wii or some other non-essential electronic gadget. It’s consumerism run amuck. Eventually, … Continue reading

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New Cloaking Device Makes Things Invisible

This is a very interesting article about a machine that can create an invisibility cloak using the same science as found in mirages. While the movies usually refer to mirages when someone is lost in the desert, we see them … Continue reading

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Does God Know About Somalia?

Why isn’t God in Somalia? They’ve been beaten down, impoverished, starved, shot, macheted and now blown up. If any country deserves some help, this is it. Of course it will never happen. God is a perennial no show. Which begs … Continue reading

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The Tea Party Apparently Likes Fruit

The Tea Partiers have been real quiet lately. Their call to shrink government only seems to surface when it’s something that doesn’t directly affect them. Not a surprise given most of them accept Medicare or Social Security payments. That’s why … Continue reading

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