Archive for 2017/04

MOAB & North Korea

Am I the only one freaked out about this? I lived through the Cuban Missile Crisis. I was only nine years old, but I was plenty scared. I remember visiting my grandparents in Peabody, Mass., lying on the sloping porch of their three story abode, asking my mother what was gonna happen. She said if […]


S-Town Have you listened to this? I’m worried about the national consciousness. We listen to different music, watch different TV shows, many people don’t even go to the movies and we all get our news from different sources…how are we supposed to have a discussion? It’s like we’re all speaking a different language. And even […]

The Periodontist

“I don’t want to be the bearer of bad news.” Huh? I thought the hygienist cleaned and the dentist evaluated. But not at this joint. My old dentist had a love affair with Alaska. For three months every summer he took his boat up north and regaled me with incredible tales thereafter. The only problem […]

Relationships & Power

Smarts are overrated. I’m not saying it’s a disadvantage to have a high IQ, be book smart, be educated, just that it won’t get you that far. The elites are all about jumping through hoops, getting good grades to get into a good school so they have insurance for the future. And too many squander […]