Packed up the car early this morning and drove to the beach for a week’s vacation. Picked up a chicken biscuit and a coffee on the way out of town. I expected the trek would take the normal three-and-a-half hours, but I made it in record time in just under two and with very little traffic. A cop pulled me over for speeding, but when I told him where I was going, he shook my hand and let me...
We recently moved into a new house right around the corner from a fire station. This is an exciting development in my life, as at no time during the past 29 years have I grown out of the joy of seeing a brightly colored firetruck blaring its sirens on the way to somebody’s nightmare or a cat stuck in a tree. The goal, then, for the past month and a half, has been to find a way to meet the...
May I please get 75 of the ‘Garden of Love’ series stamps?– Ugh, something I’m about to say at the post office.
If last night is any indication, it takes a lot to dampen the Independence Day...– The local paper, this morning. Last night I remarked on the Twitter social networking service, “Pouring rain on this July 4th evening with a high chance of a reference in tomorrow’s paper about how the rain didn’t dampen spirits.”