Monthly Archives: October 2013

What’s bacon?

Can somebody please tell me what the deal is with bacon?  Suddenly this humble strip of pig flesh is in more places than the non-humble strips of flesh known as the Kardashians (whoever they are).  Evidently, the bacon express is … Continue reading

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World Seriously?

I’m watching too much sports.  As a result, my nerves are frayed, my imagination is stunted, and my sleep is deprived.  What can I do?  I’m an American male.  Worse, I’m a New England male. The upside of watching sports … Continue reading

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4000 word post

The subject line only applies if you adhere to the maxim that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Cuz I’m posting four pictures.  (You do the math.) Another maxim says “talk is cheap”.  Writing, on the other hand, is … Continue reading

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Biking year winds down

The end of the biking year is almost upon us.  Last year, my last bike ride was in early November, but one never knows when the end will come.  There could be (God forbid) an early snow.  The Alberta Clipper … Continue reading

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Modern Spiritual Disciplines#5

Recently… OK, it was yesterday… I was reminded of the importance of thinking.  Which reminded me that one of the disciplines I highly recommend is that of thinking.  You say, “But we think all the time.”  But do we?  I’m … Continue reading

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Invasion of the jerks, part 2

  In a previous post, I claimed that we as a nation are experiencing an invasion of jerks.  I also promised to give my opinion about where these misfits are coming from. Here goes… My short answer is popular media … Continue reading

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Just wonderin’ is all…

Not that anyone asked, but… What’s the deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates?  I mean, what’s the connection?  Did Blackbeard get lost on his way to Tortuga and end up on the Monongahela River? Was Captain Jack Sparrow a union steelworker? … Continue reading

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