Shocked woman

Conditioning Drills

She left the NYC salon on a high. ...

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Car radio

Piece of Sh*t Car Reprise

When I was in high-school, a popular song named "Ode to My Car," by Adam Sandler, spun regularly on the radio. No, it didn't. All foul-mouthed teenage boys wished such happy, unfiltered radio days would appear, but that didn't stop the explicit lyrics from making an impact, even if the song's plot...

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American Cheapskate

We got an American Girl catalog a few days ago. I didn't order it, but I thought Anna would like to look at it, so I gave it to her. Thus began the lighting of the million candle-power spotlight that would showcase mine and Amy's cheapness as parents....

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Humane Muggers

I made some extra money a few weeks ago playing a gig. I put the cash away in a safe place for future, needed expenses, like more gear, but when I went to check my "safe place" the other day, my money had been pilfered, and the culprits were running around in my house wearing their ill-gotten gain....

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Rolling, Rolling, Rolling to Sleep on the Couch

For Sale: 1985 Toyota Corolla; 258,000 miles; runs after some coaxing (stomping on gas like you're trying to put out a bag of flaming poo that's just been tossed on your porch); brakes work (if you know the technique, lessons available); trunk stays closed (if you slam it like a WWE star); radio...

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17 Reasons It's Good to Own a Clunker

1. If she stays in the marriage, it provides ample evidence that your wife really does love you for who you are....

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24 Things I Did to Make the Family Vacation Possible

Planning for a vacation is no laughing matter; It's serious stuff, folks, requiring the near placement of one's soul on an auction block in hell to come to fruition, but, oh, the sweet, sweet payoff when those sacrifices play out to glorious days off. Then it's all worth it, maybe....

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