Five Random Thoughts

Five Random Thoughts

Quickies on Dayquil, monkeypox, Pete Davidson, assassination, and the showbiz trial I’m paying exactly no attention to.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Republican: “Get those books out of the school because they’ll hurt kids!” Democrat: “Get those guns out of the school because they’ll hurt kids!” Republican: “You’re a fascist.”

Airport Encounters

Airport Encounters

More travel stories, this time about the airports we encountered on our trips over the last two weeks.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Hearing about the sexual abuse and child molestation Southern Baptists covered up for years, I wonder how many followers believe the current right-wing bullshit about Democrats being pedophiles, but doubt it could have happened in their own church — even with evidence.

Triple Broadway Week

Triple Broadway Week

While in New York City last week to witness our daughter getting her Master’s Degree, we went to see three Broadway shows. Here are my mini-reviews.

The Trolley Problem

The Trolley Problem

The geniuses who run transportation in the St. Louis area have decided to give the failed Loop Trolley another shot. Wait until you read why.

Music To Wash Cars By

Music To Wash Cars By

Sometimes, I just have to write about a truly serious subject. So here is my complete list of the best songs ever made about car washes.

I Like Your Top

I Like Your Top

I was minding my own business, picking up lunch, when a young woman complimented me with a phrase no one had ever used in my presence.

Closing The Strip

Closing The Strip

My thoughts on a proposal by a county commissioner in Las Vegas to close The Strip to vehicles and turn it into a pedestrian mall.

Road Trip: Arches and Canyonlands

Road Trip: Arches and Canyonlands

A few more stories from our trip to Utah to visit the astoundingly beautiful Canyonlands and Arches National Parks — and drink the best root beer I’ve ever had, too.

Wind Warning

Wind Warning

My wife and I just visited Arches and Canyonlands National Parks for the first time and discovered something no website or guidebook warned us about. Read on for more.