Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

NaBloPoMo DAY 2: As autumn settles in and the days grow colder, nature tends to take a back seat to Mother Nature’s frosty chill.  Not so in San Diego! Sure it gets colder here, too. But not that cold. Here, … Continue reading

Tricky Dick Reconsidered

Tricky Dick Reconsidered

Say the name, Richard Milhous Nixon and the words that come to mind are probably these:

Tricky Dick

“I’m not a crook.”

Watergate.

That’s how it’s been for me, and though the Watergate scandal was so named, after the classy hotel where it all began, the “-gate” part of the name has come to signify just about any scandal–Benghazigate, Nipplegate, Bridgegate and so on. Back in the 1990s, there was even a “Monicagate,” and I’m pretty sure you know what that was about. Continue reading

My Awkward Family Photos

My Awkward Family Photos

Recently the NBC Nightly News invited viewers to submit their best awkward family photos, which they’ve been adding to their Facebook page. Of course, there’s already an entire website, Awkward Family Photos, devoted to such photos, and they’ve been doing … Continue reading