Category Archives: Things that make you go hmmm

I see London, I see France, I can see your underpants.

It’s an epidemic.  Although it’s not a new epidemic.  But it is so prevalent that towns and villages across the country have banned it in public.   I’m not really sure what is so exciting about seeing how low your … Continue reading

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Be Careful with That Sign

Sometimes it is all a matter of placement.  Take, for instance, this sign spotted in a Starbucks in California. Please note that the bathroom apparently fits 29 people! I mean, that’s a big bathroom.  I really wish theaters would take … Continue reading

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All at Once, One Day, its Spring …

I love Chicago.  I love the people.  The architecture.  The activities.  The museums.  The restaurants.  It’s pretty much the perfect city.  Except for one little thing. Winter. Don’t get me wrong.  I love having four seasons.  But when the seasons … Continue reading

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The War of the Mascots: 2013 NCAA Tournament

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to bring you breaking news (I promise to get back to India tomorrow). I was just handed a bracket for the 2013 NCAA Tournament. By now, you should all recognize that sports really aren’t … Continue reading

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Be Very Quiet, We’re Hunting Rabbits

We kindly refer to Kizzy as The Clodhopper.  This is an apt description.  When she moves, it sounds like the footsteps of a 300 lb man.  (Fine, you caught me, but I always thought that you shouldn’t let the truth … Continue reading

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Congratulations on Your Impending Bundle of Joy

I have a rule:  People should not talk in to other people in elevators.  Sure, exchange a smile and mild pleasantries, share a short laugh at something funny on the tv screen.  But for goodness sakes, limit your interactions. Trust … Continue reading

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25 Degrees Below

It’s cold.  It’s really cold.  Monday night’s windchill was -25 degrees.  Last night’s was -10.   The trusted weatherman said it would only take 30 minutes for exposed skin to develop frostbite.  But I decided stay inside all day Monday on … Continue reading

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