Friday at the office, I was midway through a scintillating article on endoscopic sinus surgery when one of my content writers said, "We have to start working Saturdays now?!"I had no idea what she was talking about until I opened my email and saw the following gem from upper management. With the start of the 2nd … Continue reading It’s Miller Time
A couple of weeks ago, I came across an article that stated David Bowie had announced he would no longer be touring. And then his new album came out. Tara is a Bowie fan, so I was telling her these things, lamenting the fact that we'd never get to see him play live. Three days later, David Bowie was … Continue reading Did I Kill Glenn Frey?
I've got a new routine in the morning. Since I'm usually up really early, thanks to my dear wife (who thinks setting the alarm clock before 5 AM is a good idea), I'll grab a cup of coffee and settle down on the couch to watch an old sitcom. By "old sitcom" I mean one … Continue reading Welcome Back, Barney Miller
I've been watching a lot of Barney Miller episodes lately. That may seem odd to you, but I have always loved this sitcom that follows the men (and women) from the 12th Precinct in Greenwich Village, New York. I've talked before of my fondness for Abe Vigoda (who is still alive today), but the entire cast was … Continue reading If Mark Zuckerberg Were Born 40 Years Earlier…
Growing up, I never much cared for fish. Unless it came out of a box with a picture of a fisherman in a yellow raincoat and was smothered in tartar sauce. Fish sticks may be the chicken nuggets of the sea, but when you’re a kid there’s nothing better. Fortunately, I grew up and my … Continue reading Honest, Abe is Still Alive