How I Spent My Sumer Vacation (or, Is That a Selfie Stick or are You Just Glad to See Me?) 5

Awhile back, Liz and I decided we’d escape Austin’s heat and crowds by going on vacation. I suggested Barcelona, which explains why I am not a travel planner. At any rate, we just back from a week there and I wanted to share what I learned. More…

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Mermaid tail? Might want to see a plastic sturgeon about that 6

Some parents tell their kids, “This is America – you can be anything you want to be.” Theoretically, this is true. “You can be president!” Yes, unless you’re a Jewish Democratic Socialist. “You can be a professional football player!” Of course you can, if you’re a genetic freak with a taste for steroids. “You can be a mermaid!” More…

Need to burn $180 million? Here’s a hare-brained idea 2

Amongst all the hand-wringing and pearl-clutching at the very mention of legalized weed, a frequent plaint seems to be, “But what about the children?” Something you don’t hear is, “But what about the rabbits?” More…