At my house, we’re in Christmas mode! No trees decorated or stockings hung by the chimney, but when you’re on a budget you have to get started before the Thanksgiving Day starting gun goes off. As always, Rochelle, Malia, Katharine and I, are looking for ways to make our dollars go farther. Not just in […]
The Writer’s Guild strike is under way. I’m not looking forward to January, should the strike continue, when there won’t be any new episodes of 30 Rock. But I’m surprised by the people who are truly worried about their soap operas, late-night talk shows, and prime-time addictions going away. I typically don’t like strikes, but […]
Yesterday was an “election” day here in Harris county. It was a strange election because no one was up for election – at least out in Katy where I live. The ballot was a list of bond proposals and propositions. I was interested primary interested in Prop 15 which created $3B for cancer research.While I […]
01. Why does the weatherman on the ten o’clock news tell me what the weather was like earlier that day? I know already. I was there. Dude, what do I need to wear tomorrow? 02. When did every Tuesday become “Super Tuesday?” Didn’t Super Tuesday used to be one actual day? Every Tuesday can’t be […]
Been slowly reading Brian McLaren’s new book, “Everything Must Change.” Here’s Brian reading from it.