Missy on a Bicycle Trek

It took some arm twisting, but I was able to convince Missy to take a 10-mile bicycle ride with me along the River Corridor yesterday… We made plenty of stops at the scenic spots (see photos below) — Wegerzyn Garden,

Quotes about Food

A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. The food in Yugoslavia is fine if you like pork tartare. Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are. Avoid

Fire in the Neighborhood

I was sitting on my deck reading the Wall Street Journal yesterday, when my olfactory nerves encountered the classic, “I smell smoke…”.   Well, I looked up and saw the billowing columns of black smoke from a nearby house fire, followed by

Earthquake in Washington

President Obama has just confirmed that the DC earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as “Bush’s Fault”. Obama also announced that the Secret Service and Maxine Waters continue an investigation of the quake’s suspicious ties to

Driving Style

From StrangeCosmos… I know where you’re from by the way you drive: One hand on wheel, one hand on horn: New York One hand on wheel, one finger out window: Chicago One hand on wheel, one hand on newspaper, foot

They Walk Among Us – Part 2

While looking at a house, my brother asked the real estate agent which direction was north because he didn’t want the sun waking him up every morning. She asked, ‘Does the sun rise in the north?’ My brother explained that