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ElectionsVoteFor most of us, a gossamer boundary shields us from unwanted interaction with our environment. Roofs and walls keep out the elements. Doors are usually all that separate us from anything, from grizzly bear to drunk, from wandering into our homes. In(more..)


ElectionsVote“Can’t you smell that smell?”— Lynyrd Skynyrd With all the trouble Russian President Vladimir Putin gets into, it’s refreshing to see a new side of the dictator. They just had a new perfume named after him. If Estee Lau(more..)


ElectionsVote“I bought my wife a new car. She called me and said there was water in the carburetor. I said: ‘Where’s the car?’ She said: ‘In the lake.’”— Henny Youngman I’ve been blessed with an abundance of (more..)


ElectionsVoteFor years, nay, sneaking up on decades, I’ve been lobbying to get Thornton Doelle on Newhall’s Western Walk of Stars. Thorny’s a natural. The SCV’s first cowboy poet, he penned some beautiful and plentiful stanzas about our p(more..)


ElectionsVoteThe American Journal of Epidemiology noted that smart children live longer than dumb children. Well, yes. Sure. How many times have you heard a parent yell: “Tiffany-Marie. Watch out for that rake!!” Tiffany-Marie ignores parent. Step(more..)


ElectionsVoteIn that old Woody Allen comedy, “Sleeper,” Woodrow wakes hundreds of years into the future to discover 20th century scientists were wrong. McDonald’s IS good for you. As I started counting, I was dismayed to learn a sad total of 21(more..)


ElectionsVoteFED. RESTED. AND READY. BIGFOOT FOR PRESIDENT. You know, you Democrats might be unhappy about President Donald J. Trump being in the White House. Thought you might want to put up someone who has a better chance in 2020 than Hillary or the daft Socia(more..)


ElectionsVote“I bought my wife a new car. She called me and said there was water in the carburetor. I said, ‘Where’s the car?’  She said: ‘In the lake.’”— Henny Youngman I haven’t been to Miami in eons. (more..)


ElectionsVote“Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat.”— Alex Levine I am still mostly wicked and the other day, I couldn’t resist throwing a Facebook pie at an old fr(more..)


ElectionsVote“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.”— Groucho Marx As humans, we are wonderful spreaders of misinformation. Take dog years. Since childhood, I’ve heard, and Lord(more..)


ElectionsVote“A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts.”— St. Jerome, 340-420 A.D.  I’ve always embraced the word, “Gluttony.” It reminds me of a peaceful seaside village in the south of France where the men wear berets an(more..)



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