It’s funny really, the wide variety of meanings a single word can convey.
For instance, take the word “curfew.”
For parents, this is a word that ensures healthy guidelines, necessary structure and some modicum of safety. It’s generally considered positive.
To teenagers it’s a ...
It worked for Zorro.
It works for all those singers on that oddly popular FOX-TV music show.
It’s the highlight of many a themed ball, not to mention being a requirement for Mardi Gras, Carnivale and, of course, my least favorite “holiday” — Halloween. (Don’t get me started on why ...
I don’t know anyone who thinks 2020 is a banner year.
In fact, it’s one for the books ... the horror genre, that is.
And though it might seem paltry compared to current world and national events — lots of humans also are dealing with regular, run-of-the-mill, everyday heartbreak ...
I really don’t remember a lot about what I was doing on June 14, 2019.
I know it was only 12 months ago, but at this point, it might as well have been 12 decades ago, am I right? I am wracking my brain trying to remember what a typical day was like last June.
As I recall, it was a rather ...
As the world tries to reinvent the way the humans work, play, function, maneuver, entertain and even feed ourselves, it’s clear: Some stuff just ain’t ever gonna be quite the same as it was before, a’ight?
I mean, it’s obvious that distancing — or what Pop used to call living under ...
Well, it finally happened. It was inevitable, really.
I mean, after this long, cold Groundhog’s Day of a winter (I swear it was March for 114 days!), we knew this time would come eventually. It just wasn’t clear exactly when... and / or how stable a situation we’d be facing as it finally ...
Memorial Day weekend 2020.
On one hand, I think the fact that we’re all supposed to continue stay home, social distance from one another and observe all the other safe health practices that will help us crush that crummy curve offers one distinct benefit to this year’s ...
Well, it’s been two months. Like two, full flipping months.
How ya hangin’ in there, my peeps? Yeah, me, too.
I know there’s lots to be scared about out there in the big old pandemic world these days. Sick as we are of being in the casa, the thought of leaving it? ...
At least, I think it is.
It’s getting harder and harder to distinguish between the earthly axis rotations right now, am I right?
In fact, for those of us in NE Ohio and NW Pennsylvania, it’s pretty much still the dead of winter.
Come on, already, Mother Nature; I’m ...
Well, it’s been another week of wacky here on planet Earth.
California beaches were opened for 47 seconds before rule-breakers cramming the sands — and each other at a social distance of about .5 mm — ruined it for everyone.
Continuing controversy and drama surrounding the ...