(Originally posted in August. Updated.) RIP Charlie Watts. We saw the Rolling Stones in Houston in 2019. It was the first time I had seen the Stones live, which is just insane, except I was really a Beatles person growing up. We had tickets to see them in Dallas this year, but we actually skipped … Read more
Somewhere in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams recounts how the Starship Heart of Gold uses its Improbability Drive to escape an attack. By using the drive, the missles converging on the ship become a whale and a bowl of petunias, which is rather improbable. As the petunias fall through space, the only … Read more
This report has been a long time coming. Still, better late than never, I suppose. On January 10th, I was going to let the dogs out for a pee break. I was annoyed, which is not a good way to be when traversing tight areas. I caught the corner of the dog ramp with my … Read more
Billy Joel, the patron saint of closing baseball parks, closed out the Texas Rangers’ time at Globe Life Park in Arlington (aka “Dallas” which has to make the Arlington city officials insane – never have a city with one pro team is named after a neighboring city and another is named after the State) with … Read more
I hate MRIs and it hasn’t happened yet.
My final request (one of them.)
Are there any pirate openings in Alaska? I think being a pirate in cooler weather would be a good change from the heat of the Caribbean. I think the only challenge would be finding ships to plunder. Who wants to spend all day yelling, “Arr! I want your crabs! Give me your crabs!” It’s just … Read more
I have decided that I am an unemployed pirate. It is an interesting job. Well, it’s not really a job, if I’m unemployed. I suppose I’m an unemployed chef, as well, because I made fish sticks for lunch. Jimmy Buffet said, “Yes, I am a pirate … 200 years too late”, and I know the … Read more
No, I didn’t have a stroke. This is my normal voice.
So, I spent the night in the hospital last night. Not for me, for my wife. She had shoulder surgery yesterday. The surgery went well, but she has a difficult time coming out of anesthesia. She told her doctor, she told her anesthesiologist, she told the nurses, she told the mailman (he was concerned), but … Read more