ElectionsVote “The best reason I can think of for not running for president of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.” — Adlai Stevenson (I stumbled upon this little ditty I wro(more..)

ElectionsVote “FRANKLIN: Have you ever thought, Headmaster, that your standards might perhaps be a little out of date? HEADMASTER: Of course they’re out of date. Standards are always out of date. That&r(more..)

ElectionsVote “Christmas is Christ’s revenge for the Crucifixion.”— Unknown; There was a time when even muttering such a proposal would be grounds for burning at the stake. But with the curr(more..)

ElectionsVote Remember those good old days when we all had answering machines. They were great beasts, huge and convoluted. Being the immature so-&-so I am, I changed my outgoing message more than my underwear.(more..)

ElectionsVote Have you noticed this trend of recent years —  that EVERYTHING is bad for you? Everything. Red meat, in significant tonnage, can clog my arteries. Who wants slippery arteries anyway? Imagi(more..)

ElectionsVote Most of us drive around in the course of a day, passing hundreds of avenues and boulevards, giving little if any thought on how the streets got their names. Just two blocks south of Lyons Avenue and p(more..)

ElectionsVote “God is a comedian, performing for an audience that is too afraid to laugh.”— Nietzsche I used to wonder if God had a sense of humor. As I get older, I am more and more convinced. W(more..)

ElectionsVote That great old American Cowboy Will Rogers is famous for one particular quote: “I never met a man I didn’t like.” That’s a rather huge statement and I’ve been wrestling (more..)

ElectionsVote “Love is a grave mental disease.”— Plato There used to be this guy who spent his days in an open grave, waiting to die. I know. I know. It's a metaphor for a life in useless middl(more..)

ElectionsVote I had forgotten just how strikingly beautiful Noureen was. There must have been something in that Placerita Canyon water because all the Jauregui girls I have known are just unfair, breathtakingly gor(more..)