Monthly Archives: June 2005

Hot Fun In The Summertime

Here in New England, we like finding things to complain about. Traffic, taxes, the cost of housing — it doesn’t much matter. If it’s got at least some potential for misery, we’re all over it. The one complaint which garners the most air time by far however, is weather. Perhaps because it’s the only concern that runs no risk of ever being fixed (unlike the Red Sox), weather is where we invest the bulk of our collective grumbling energy. Weather […] Click to read more…

 

Pennies From Heaven

The birds in my neighborhood like to poop on my car. I’m not saying this to impress you, I’m only telling you what happens. Each morning, when I come out to go to my office, my car is covered. No matter what part of the driveway I park in, and regardless of who else’s truck, bicycle, baseball glove or Frisbee is lying next to it in plain sight, my car is the only thing that gets hit. I have to […] Click to read more…