Apr 202017
 

If you feel led to contribute, you can help with Ashleigh Jones‘ medical expenses here. It must surely be a blessing she’s made it this long. I hope we hear some much better news soon. Tad Cummins has been arrested, and Elizabeth Thomas is safe! After a validation visit today, I am ready to say that the […]

 Posted by at 12:48 pm
Apr 132017
 

Don Rickles has died at 90, and what a tremendously funny person he was. Thank you, sir. RIP. (To remember him, you can do much worse than watch this compilation.) Not much of a motorsports weekend—Easter rarely is—but there is an F1 race. Unfortunately it’s at 10 Sunday morning, and I haven’t been able to […]

 Posted by at 2:06 pm
Apr 042017
 

When I was 12 years old, I don’t remember what I said I wanted to be when I grew up. I remember what my classmate Shannon said, though. He wanted to be a bulldozer owner/operator. He had it all worked out. He was going to get a secondhand dozer, live in a trailer, and work […]

 Posted by at 2:45 pm
Mar 302017
 

Far too many of you are using pleasurable when you should use pleasant. Pleasurable has fairly strong connotations, and they’re not necessarily good polite conversation. Do your part on this, please. Thank you. Another winter of neglect; another spring of firing right up on the first try. I did have a tool fatality in the […]

 Posted by at 3:05 pm
Mar 232017
 

I met Conni for lunch at Cahoots in Hartselle today. What a visually fascinating place! Looking forward to taking Lea over there. I showed Nathan True Romance this week. I love this film, though I’d forgotten how quirky the score is. It’s almost playful, though given most of what happens on-screen, it’s disconcerting rather than […]

 Posted by at 4:50 pm

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