Pollyanna meets the Apocalypse (the unauthorized sequel)

If you're tired of all those cheerful Facebook videos, Twitter posts, and other messages of hope and optimism from our suddenly shuttered world -- well, you'll probably want to pass this one by as well. Yeah, I'm one of those relentlessly "glass is half full" types who refuse to let you wallow in unmitigated misery! … Continue reading Pollyanna meets the Apocalypse (the unauthorized sequel)

Please stay six feet away from this blog, thank you!

Ah, what a difference a week makes, huh? Last week at this time, most of us were still going our merry way, tra la la, a little worried about this whole coronavirus thing, but y'know, I'm sure they'll work it all out, nothing to see here, mate! Then Tom Hanks and Idris Elba got it, … Continue reading Please stay six feet away from this blog, thank you!

The occasional rant!

As my more-or-less loyal readers know, I usually try to keep this blog controversy-free. And for the most part, like the great Weird Al, I succeed. However, every once in a while I get a bunch of Really Important Thoughts!! that simply MUST be expressed somewhere, somehow, or I'll blurt them out in an inappropriate … Continue reading The occasional rant!

Welcome to your coronavirus- and politics-free blog post!

Good morning, everyone! If you're like me, you need a respite from the nonstop, 24/7 media barrage of coronavirus and/or Super Tuesday news, right? So why not stop here and  rejoice with me as I celebrate my first weigh-in of Lent with (of course) a loss! 192.0 Whew! It'd be kind of embarrassing to GAIN … Continue reading Welcome to your coronavirus- and politics-free blog post!