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Watch Watch

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy The Jewelry Store. Ding. I look down at my phone. “Hello! Your item is ready for pickup.” I stare at the message. My item is ready for pickup? What Item? What Pick up? Is this is a scam? That’s my first thought. I google the number. […]

Little Magellan

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Little Magellan. The teenager with the long hair and optimistic smile, turned 20 last week. It seems like just yesterday that I was taking him to soccer practice and buying him cleats. Now he’s in college, a sophomore, no longer a teenager. Where does the time […]

TWITTER NEWS

You know what’s  crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy. TWITTER NEWS “I get all my news from Twitter,” someone recently told me. They smiled. They were proud. They had the look of an erudite basset hound that had successfully lifted their leg and urinated on the correct mail box post. “You get all your news […]

DEAD BATTERY

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Dead Battery on the Brand New Car. The dealership says it’s a freak of nature. “Just a bad battery,” the service tech says. “It’s one of those European models,” the tow truck man says. “It could’ve been sitting around for 3 years in a factory […]

BLACK FRIDAY ON THANKSGIVING THURSDAY

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Black Friday on Thanksgiving Thursday. It’s half time of the Bears v Lions football game and my phone lights up. It’s a news alert: CROWDS LINE UP OUTSIDE J.C. PENNEY FOR BLACK FRIDAY. POLICE RESPOND. I stare at the words and rub my belly full of […]

Fire and Fury and Floods and Life

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Fire and Fury. California is on fire. It’s like a big orange bomb has exploded across the sky and wiped homes off the map. Southern California is ablaze. Towns in Northern California have been vaporized. It happened fast, in the middle of the night, like a […]

BLACK JACK

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Losing a friend. Black Jack was a friend. He was a 14 year old Black Lab. He lived a wonderful life full of long walks, duck hunts, tennis ball retrievals and baked hams stolen from the kitchen counter when nobody was looking. If Labs are friendly, […]

Dark Veil of Hate

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy.™ The Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre. Like glass shattering in a quiet sanctuary, the breaking news disrupts a peaceful Saturday morning. SHOTS FIRED IN PITTSBURGH. MASS SHOOTING. MULTIPLE FATALITIES. The images are so sad, yet so predictable. SWAT teams. Armored Personnel Carriers. Families hugging, crying in the street. […]

That’s Why They Call It Dope, Dope!

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ The Pot Mafia. There is a growing contingent of American Marijuana Proponents who have gone from pot heads to boots on the ground marijuana militia. As the number of states legalize pot, the legion of cannabis crusaders grows exponentially. In the old days, pot heads took […]

Hurricane Florence

You know what’s crazy? I’ll tell you what’s crazy™ Hurricane Florence. This Category 2 beast came across the outer banks at 100 miles an hour. Wind and water pummeled the Tar Heel state like a sand blaster ripping paint off an old Buick. People were evacuated. Rescue personnel responded. Media members stood in the gale, […]