Of All the Luck

  Of All the Luck   Back in the days before memes and emails and the internet…heck, even before home computers, there were photocopies of cute or funny things that people passed around.  They were…


Happy Trails

Happy Trails   Some of my best and oldest memories are of being glued to the screen of our old black and white TV.  With only two channels there wasn’t much room for the dozens…


The Land of the Free

The Land of the Free   Every year about this time beer sales in the United States rise to reach their peak for the year.  That shouldn’t come as a surprise since, over the Fourth…


Biker Jerks

Biker Jerks   I almost killed a guy the other day.  I really don’t want to kill anybody but it has occurred to me that this guy will probably end up dead by somebody else’s…


Getting Squirrely

  Getting Squirrely   There are lots of members of the family sciuridae around the world, but I believe all of them are known by some variation of the name squirrel.  There are ground squirrels…


Mourning David

  Mourning David   I got to know David when his family moved to Malden from California.  Our mothers had been close in their youth and still were at that time…or thought they were anyway. …