From the monthly archives: July 2013

The summons came in the mail. The instructions were simple. Review the enclosed photos of your red-light camera ticket. Check the box for Guilty or Not Guilty. If Not Guilty, request your day in court. But first…send in your bail payment of $490 for the ticket…to be refunded upon your appearance and proof of innocence. […]

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Darts Anyone?

July 22, 2013 by

It’s one of those things that looks easy, too easy in fact when you first wiggle your toe up to the shooting line. The dartboard is only 7 feet 9 1/4 inches away. You feel as if you could almost reach out an touch it. Geez, it’s too close even to be a challenge. And […]

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I can’t write today. I can’t think today. I’m too disgusted. I have to go get a concealed weapon permit and protect my neighborhood. Beware hoodies threatening me with Skittles! See you next week. fz

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George vs Britney

July 8, 2013 by

As most of you know, my Monday morning posts are not a political forum. Their subject is focused on my personal reflections of the vagaries of life and the little events that I hope reveal something deeper. Even when Mitt Romney wouldn’t disclose his taxes (a decision that particularly rankled me since I think it […]

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The New Suburbia

July 1, 2013 by

Who are we? And who do we live with? I thought about this on Saturday night as I heard loud music coming from a neighbor’s yard, a couple houses distant. It was good music, a Latin-ethno-pop interpretation of The Girl From Ipanema, and the lead instrument was a violin with accompaniment from a couple of […]

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