Shattering Me Some Lang Syne

Whew. Stick a fork in it and let's roll out of here already. Never mind popping corks to celebrate the new year; let's just swig directly from the bottles, toss 'em in the garbage, and then forget the old one. Whoever shatters the most glass can apparate directly to 2020. Forget that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named¹ fellow for a minute, I'm … Continue reading Shattering Me Some Lang Syne

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I’ll Need to See Your Voting History For The Box of Cereal, Please

We're all in strange times at the moment. They in turn lead to strange thoughts and actions. My mother always said to never wear ratty underwear because someone might notice if I got into an accident. I remember pondering that a bit. I envisioned myself lying in the middle of a street, my bike mangled beyond recognition by an impact with a large truck, and … Continue reading I’ll Need to See Your Voting History For The Box of Cereal, Please

Funny Bar Names, Random Dogs, and Holiday Scenery: A Visit to St. Petersburg

A visit to St. Petersburg was on our calendar last weekend. We were guests at a holiday party that my boss hosted for all of her far-flung staff around the state of Florida. Get a bunch of librarians together, ply them with cocktails, and then watch spouses wince as painfully bad jokes are told for the hundredth time (example: … Continue reading Funny Bar Names, Random Dogs, and Holiday Scenery: A Visit to St. Petersburg